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Future CAR:DIFF | exploring a ‘citizen-centric’ approach to sustainable transport

Following on from our Future CAR:DIFF event held last week, Dr Katie Beverley, Senior Research Officer at PDR, summarises and reflects on the presentations, Q&A and discussions, a number of key themes emerged, as discussed below. I was delighted to be invited to attend and summarise Cynnal Cymru’s most recent event in a series that […]

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Size Of Wales are now Protecting an Area of Tropical Rainforest Across Africa and South America Twice the Size Of Wales – Double Their Initial Target!

Thanks to their newest project, a collaboration with The South Pole Group based in Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe in southern Africa, Size of Wales are protecting an area of rainforest twice the Size of Wales. Marco Magini of the South Pole Group said: “By working with the Size of Wales we are able to protect an area of […]

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A Smart Energy Future for Rural Areas

New paper from Smart Energy GB examines how smart technology is energising rural community energy projects across Great Britain Smart technology is helping rural communities harness renewable energy and benefit from energy that is cheaper, more efficient and more secure, according to a new report from Smart Energy GB and Arad Research. A smart energy future […]

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Innovation Shorts | Burry Port Community Primary School – the first Passivhaus school in Wales

In 2016 Burry Port Community Primary School project won the Sustainable School category in the Sustain Wales Awards for the first Passivhaus school in Wales. Scored highly by the expert panel of judges and a clear winner in the public vote, the school is an excellent example of how a collaborative, inclusive approach to the design […]

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A Smart Energy Future for Rural Areas

New paper from Smart Energy GB examines how smart technology is energising rural community energy projects across Great Britain Smart technology is helping rural communities harness renewable energy and benefit from energy that is cheaper, more efficient and more secure, according to a new report from Smart Energy GB and Arad Research. A smart energy future […]

Keynote speaker George Ferguson CBE speaking at the Sustain Wales Summit 2017

Be bold, be innovative and have fun!

Last week we hosted the second Sustain Wales Summit in the Principality Stadium and we were wowed by an amazing line up of speakers and organisations that are proof that innovative approaches, products and new business models are really making a difference to business, our communities and our environment in Wales. The Summit focused on […]

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Entries now open for the 2017 Wales Green Energy Awards

Now in their fifth year, the Wales Green Energy Awards are an opportunity to celebrate and recognise the achievements of the green energy industry in Wales.  Enter the Awards by completing our online entry form – closing date is Friday 14th July. The winners will be announced in a lunchtime awards ceremony on Friday 10th November in St David’s […]

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Exciting new solution for community projects from Lightology

Cynnal Cymru member Lightology are proud to announce the launch of a new initiative entitled the “Community Energy Fund.” Lightology’s mission has always been to help all businesses reduce their energy costs and carbon footprint. Now they can! This scheme comprises of four teams of passionate people working together to allow smaller, community-based projects to take advantage of high-efficiency […]