2019 been big year for the climate change agenda. At the end of April 2019, Welsh Government declared a climate emergency, following the trend set by local authorities. A transformed energy system with less reliance on fossil fuels, more renewables and more local flexibility is one of many ways we can tackle the climate crisis.  

Young people have been making their voices heart with school strikes. If you know a young person who cares passionately about the environment, they could apply to take part in Bright Green Future; an environmental leadership training programme for 14-18 year olds.

Want to do something in your community to act on energy? Here are some examples of community energy projects happening elsewhere: 

  • Bristol Green Doors allows people to visit homes which have been made more comfortable, cheaper to heat and kinder to the environment. 12 homeowners will welcome visitors who can find inspiration and real-life tips to use in their own homes;
  • YyNni Teg are raising money for their community wind turbine with a new bond offer;
  • Plymouth Energy Community have made some great videos showing how energy advice can transform lives.

For further details, visit www.bridgendenergy.co.uk