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Wirral group contributes to national report on the potential to power trains with solar energy

Posted by Bryan Lipscombe on January 16, 2018

Local community energy group Wirral Community Renewables has helped contribute to a study about the prospects for connecting solar power to electric railways to help power trains. The national investigation was spearheaded by climate change charity 10:10 working with Imperial College London’s Energy Futures Lab and several other interested parties including community renewable energy organisations. The solar rail ... Continue reading »

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Alara Wholefoods

Alara Wholefoods in 2016 became The Most Sustainable Food Manufacturer on Earth.Not only were they the first cereal company in the world to become 3rd party certified as organic, Alara is also a certified zero-waste company. A key part of this is giving all food waste to charity or, if inedible, using an anaerobic digestor to produce fertilizer for their very own, on-site permaculture garden.What's more, their Kings Cross factory is solar-powered and the company is very much community-focused, with their annual parties; the Harvest and the Wassail Party.

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Who has an enviable job? The PD Community Manager!

Our friends from the Global Good Awards wanted to do a feature for their newsletter on the importance of community projects. Who did they turn to? Project Dirt of course! Have a read of what our Community Manager James Baker had to say on how community projects can create real and lasting change, what makes a good project and how Project Dirt is helping those projects to thrive here.

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Introduction to Off Grid Energy Systems

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Build Your Own Solar Charger

South East | East Sussex | Brighton

Create your own portable solar charger from re-used materials able to power phones & USB devices.No ...

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Build Your Own Solar Charger

London | Lewisham

Create your own portable solar charger from re-used materials able to power phones & USB devices. ...

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Introduction to Off Grid Energy Systems

London | Lewisham

Learn how to design & create a basic off-grid system capable of powering lighting, phones and ...