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National Grid: Net Zero Communities Forum

Trent Basin Solar

Exeter Community Centre
17 St David’s Hill

Friday 16 June
12:30pm- 4:30pm

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This exciting forum is for anyone interested in supporting their local community through low carbon energy projects. Whether you’re from a community organisation, local authority, parish council, small business, or another interested party, this is a unique opportunity to network and collaborate with a group of people all working towards a greener, fairer future.

From the forum you can expect:
• Plenty of time to network and talk to people doing inspiring work in this space
• Short talks from community energy experts, with time to ask questions
• Breakout groups to discuss the topics most important to you
• An innovation workshop led by National Grid – a unique opportunity to learn more about innovation projects, how you can get involved, and explore your own ideas to tackle the barriers you’re facing


12:30   – Lunch and networking

13:30   – Welcome from the chair –Regen

13:35  – Healthy Homes for Wellbeing: A success story in setting up an energy advice service

Tara Bower, Director, Exeter Community Energy

13:55  –  Innovation workshop

Paul Morris, Innovation Team Manager, National Grid

Followed by workshop sessions in small groups

15:05  –  Tea break

15:25  – Connecting to the grid: Top tips from an expert consultant

Nikki Pillinger, Specialist Connections Manager, Roadnight Taylor

15:45  –  Breakout groups

Topics to be chosen by participants on the day

16:30  – Networking


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16th June 2023
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


exeter community centre
EX4 3RG United Kingdom

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