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Home Energy

Many of our homes and business properties have the potential to be more energy efficient, make use of renewable energy and save us money on our bills from heating, lighting and cooking.

We offer advice and links to resources to help you reduce energy use at home, learn more about renewable energy  (including solar) and get further help if you need it.

An illustration of a cat inside a cosy home by local artist, Molly Lemon

What energy efficiency (and cost) savings can I make right now?

Read our starter-for-ten on using energy as efficiently as possible at home.

Required budget: £0

What's retrofit and is it right for my home?

With energy bills rising significantly alongside the need to decarbonise our homes, we take a look at retrofit and where to begin exploring options for retrofitting your home.

Required budget: £ - £££

Natural insulation in rolls
Solar panels on a slate roof

Considering solar - the basic things to know.

Things to consider if you're looking into solar.

Required budget: £££

Air Source Heat Pumps

Things to consider if you're looking into air source heat pumps

Required budget: £££

Upcoming Events

  • Nuclear’s Role in Meeting Climate Targets
    Nuclear’s Role in Meeting Climate Targets
    Thu, 26 Sept
    Wotton-under-Edge
    26 Sept 2024, 19:30 – 21:00
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    26 Sept 2024, 19:30 – 21:00
    Wotton-under-Edge, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD, UK
    Following on from his popular zoom talk given during lockdown in 2021, Dr. Kevin Howard returns in person to update us on the significant developments in Nuclear Power.
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    Thu, 24 Oct
    Wotton-under-Edge
    24 Oct 2024, 19:30 – 21:00
    Wotton-under-Edge, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD, UK
    24 Oct 2024, 19:30 – 21:00
    Wotton-under-Edge, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD, UK
    Prepare for Halloween by learning more about our British bats.
  • Land Use and the Potential for Regenerative Farming in Stroud District
    Land Use and the Potential for Regenerative Farming in Stroud District
    Thu, 28 Nov
    Wotton-under-Edge
    28 Nov 2024, 19:30 – 21:00
    Wotton-under-Edge, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD, UK
    28 Nov 2024, 19:30 – 21:00
    Wotton-under-Edge, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD, UK
    Moving towards nature friendly land management regenerative farming in Stroud District, with Rebecca Charley - SDCs Strategic Lead for Nature Recovery and Biodiversity.
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