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In the United Kingdom the first sustainable community energy system was pioneered by Woking Borough Council, starting in 1991. The system uses traditional and a phosphoric acid fuel cell co-generation plants, thermal storage, heat fired absorption cooling and photovoltaics (over 9% of the UK's small capacity), to supply both residential and non-residential customers, as well as the Council's own facilities. By end of 2005 there were over 60 generating islands in the Borough.
Despite the investment in the plant, the system delivers cheaper energy than can be supplied from the traditional 'brown energy' suppliers, helping to tackle fuel poverty. It is part of a plan to cut local carbon dioxide emissions by 80% by 2050. Their initiatives won the Council the Queen's Award for Enterprise in 2002. W
Grace + Flavour, community fruit & vegetable-growing co-operative for East & West Horsley.
Wikipedia: Parks and open spaces in Surrey (category)
Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle
Farnham Repair Cafe on Facebook
Sustainable transport activism
Walking: Wikipedia: Footpaths in Surrey (category)
News and comment
Campaigners celebrate as oil drilling at Surrey Hills site is blocked, Sep 4 
How Farnham UK’s Repair Café Takes a Bite Out of Waste, Feb 23 
Surrey moves away from incineration, Jan 6 
Woking: Solar canopy is 'gateway' to town, Sep 11 
Woking shines in providing renewable energy, Jan 26