Communicating Renewable Energy

Event Details

Communicating Renewable Energy

Time: January 28, 2015 from 10am to 4pm
Location: TCPA
Street: 17 Carlton House Terrace
City/Town: London
Website or Map: http://www.talkaction.org/tra…
Phone: 0207 324 4775
Event Type: training, course
Organized By: Jonathan Elliott
Latest Activity: Dec 10, 2014

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Event Description

Renewable energy is a vital part of our future energy strategy. Despite widespread public support, opposition and misinformation continues to exist in the UK.

This course looks at the background to these issues, offers core information about key renewable energy technologies, and focuses on how to make the case for renewables both in terms of general publicity, and site-specific discussions.

People attending this course will learn how to:

  • Discuss the role and importance of renewable energy systems in a low carbon future.
  • Make a case for local renewable energy projects to the media, local people or a group of councillors.
  • Describe accessibly various types of renewable energy systems (wind, solar renewable energy systems such as solar PV, solar thermal, heat pumps, biomass, wave, tidal).
  • Answer critical questions in ways that will help those who are confused.
  • Feel confident in supporting people looking to make decisions about installing a system for their home, business or community organisation.

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for anyone keen to get their facts straight on a variety of renewable energy systems and how to communicate them effectively to a varied audience. Whether you are a business looking to increase your quality of advice, a local authority or organisation promoting the use of renewables and sustainability, or an independent consultant looking to increase your knowledge, this course will provide you with the key skills needed.

Cost:

£425: Corporates & Large businesses
£328: Large charities, Small businesses & Public sector
£180: Smaller charities (under 15 staff) and Individuals

*10% OFF for AMED Members *

Concessionary rates available for students, pensioners and unemployed. 
Please contact Bertil on bertil@talkaction.org.

Bespoke courses can be arranged for groups at a date and location to suit you.

Prices include a vegan/vegetarian lunch, fair-trade refreshments and networking time.

For bookings and further information, please contact:

Talk Action 
Bertil Grunberg
Tel: 0207 324 4775 
Email: bertil@talkaction.org

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