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BedZED seven years on The impact of the UK’s best known eco-village and its residents

This report provides a valuable contribution to the on-going conversation about BedZED and underlines its wider significance. As we work to meet statutory targets and cut carbon emissions by 60% by 2025, we can and must apply lessons learned at BedZED across the entire social housing sector.

Centre for Sustainable Energy: delivering community benefits from windpower

A CSE toolkit designed to help local planning authorities, communities and wind energy developers engage more effectively with each other and make the most of the opportunities represented by local wind energy developments, has been updated and re-launched on the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) website