Banister House Solar installation almost complete!

The Banister House Solar project is finally becoming a reality! All the hard work put in by the Banister House team including local residents, the society directors, young interns and Hackney Council over the last year has paid off and the solar panels are now sitting neatly on 14 roofs across the estate, awaiting final wiring connections … Continued

Launch of Hackney’s First Community Owned Solar Project

Cakes, quiches, and pies: baked. Music: played, sung, and danced to. Stories: recounted and visions shared by local residents. The Banister House Solar launch party was a roaring success! Over 70 people flooded into the Banister House Estate Community Centre on Tuesday March 31st. The banner – with a logo designed by youth from the … Continued

Repowering Night Trip to Bunhill Energy Centre

Repowering and members of London community energy groups travelled to Islington on a chilly Thursday evening in February for a tour of the Bunhill Energy Centre. The tour began in the energy centre offices on Old Street where James Wilson, an Energy Projects & Programmes Team Leader at Islington Council gave the attendees an overview … Continued

A day at a solar panel making workshop

  On the 31st of January 2015, Vauxhall Gardens Estate residents and members of London community energy groups came together for a free solar panel making and draught busting workshop, hosted by Repowering London. Within a lovely room provided by Vauxhall Gardens Community Centre individuals gathered and were given a crash course in the fundamentals … Continued