Community Energy London: Powering Forward

Community Energy London is putting on a Community Energy Fortnight event at City Hall on the 28th of June from 6 PM to 8 PM. The event is open to anyone with involvement or interest in community energy! This is an opportunity to learn about the state of the community energy sector in London, upcoming … Continued

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Hear from our Brixton Energy intern Troy

Good day, I’m Troy and have lived in Lambeth since birth. I currently work as a youth support worker/ outreach youth worker. After hearing about this amazing energy internship it was only right to commit and find out more! The course began in April and has brought a range of new skills I can use … Continued

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On the dawn of the election, the real change is on the rooftops!

The summer is officially here! 3 days of consistent sunshine confirms it! On the hottest day of the year so far the Brixton Energy interns were up on the roof of Elmore House looking at the 37kWp system in action. Eric Schloss, the intern co-ordinator, talked the interns through solar feasibility and how this feeds … Continued

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From Brockwood to Brixton

  Back in March Brixton Energy hosted students from the forward thinking Brockwood School in Hampshire at Elmore House, the first community energy project on social housing in London. Across 2 days 60 students were shown first-hand what community energy means, getting onto the roofs to see the panels and having one of the best … Continued

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Environmental Awareness Quiz Answers!

Did you take last week’s Environmental Awareness quiz? Here are the answers – tell us how you did!   See answers here!    

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Generating a buzz

  On Saturday 6th May the Brixton Energy interns lined up at the Remakery on Lilford Road to solder, heat and glue their way to producing three 18V solar panels. Tunes were played whilst the panels took form and 4 hours later we were able to start charging batteries. The panels will be donated to … Continued

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Brixton Energy Internship: Take the Environmental Awareness Quiz!

  This Wednesday the Brixton Energy Interns met up for an energy consultation session with Brixton Energy veteran Martin Abraham from Green Skills Partnership Education and Training. The focus was on fuel poverty, how to calculate energy use and manage energy bills.   At the start of the session, to get into the saving state … Continued

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Brixton in bloom: Young interns spring into action!

Brixton Energy’s paid, AQA accredited internship for motivated young Brixton residents started this April with 2 classroom sessions defining what energy is and diving into how energy has been used and why a sustainable transition to renewable energy is so important. 20 young people from all sides of the greater Brixton area came together to … Continued

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Taking renewable energy internships to new heights: Paid internship offered in Brixton!

2016 marked an important milestone for Repowering in the quest to provide young Londoners with the opportunities and skills to learn and grow into the future green leaders of the city, and beyond. Repowering has been running internships since 2012; working with young people based in the neighbourhoods where the solar projects have been installed, … Continued

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Great Solar Panel Workshop at the Woolley House Undercroft

We had a fantastic workshop at the Undercroft on Saturday the 9th of July. The participants showed natural talent, flying through the soldering stage of the day at such speed that we were able to make 4 fully working portable chargers in just a few short hours. Everyone who wanted to keep a panel was able … Continued

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