Exciting times! Things are moving fast with the Brixton Energy Group and we will be looking to constitute our group at our next general meeting on Monday the 5th of September. This will be at the TTB Shared Space open evening at the Loughborough Centre, corner of Angell Road and Barrington Road, SW9 7PD. 7-9pm refreshments available from 6pm.
The aim of the group is to:
* Start generating renewable energy in Brixton
* Develop opportunities for a community investment vehicle
* Increase resilience by reducing dependence on big energy companies
* Use retained profits to educate residents about energy efficiency
* Tackle fuel poverty and
* Provide training and employment for local people
If you are interested in community owned energy and are keen to get involved the please come along to our next meeting. Contact Kees. You can have a look at our draft constitution here, or to find out more about the Brixton Energy Group you can have a look at on our Project Dirt page.
* Presentations and Vision
* Review and agreement of the constitution followed by the election of committee members
* Breakout into groups to learn more about specific parts of the Brixton Energy Group
* Wrap up and celebration
Many thanks and look forward to see you all there in September!
Brixton LCZ Green Community Champions Officer
London Borough of Lambeth
phone: 020 7926 6241
fax: 020 7926 6201