The time for seeing globalisation as an invincible and unassailable behemoth, or localisation as some kind of lifestyle choice, is over. The end of the Age of Cheap Oil is rapidly coming upon us, and life will radically change whether we want it to or not.
The energy group is generally communicating by email only at present though there is a trip to Bushey Heath Farm on Sunday 25th March. If you want to join the group please email using the contact tab above.
Here are the minutes of all the monthly meetings held since February 2010 but you can only see them if you're logged in.
Charles Jolly will give a talk on Tradable Energy Quotas and Marge will talk about DC distribution systems. In the piano room at the Old Hall Hotel.
No fixed agenda - just a catch-up meeting to see where we're up to and where we should go.
At Jean Todd's place - call Marge on 07961 137218 for further details
This event will take the form of a tour round the wind turbine and ground source heat pump at Bushey Heath Farm.
Next meeting of the Energy Group will be in the piano lounge at the Old Hall.
The next energy group meeting will take place in the piano lounge of the Old Hall Hotel on Tuesday 13th September. The main item on the agenda will be any last-minute planning necessary for the Renewables event on Saturday 17th September. We'll also look at our contribution to the general Transition Buxton event in October.
Meeting at Jean's house at 8pm.
Main item on the agenda is a visit by Nick Parsons to agree the format and content of the workshop on renewable energy in September