This may well be of interest to people in the Lyvennet Valley area as we are off the gas grid here. Interested parties should get in touch with Carl Bendelow of Appleby Business Centre if they wish to find out more or get an Expression of Interest form.
Forty rural homes off the gas grid are to benefit from support grants from Energy Savings Trust (EST) for renewable biomass and solar water heating technologies in a new community purchase scheme unique to Cumbria, run by Rural Cumbria Connects.
Established for community benefit, Rural Cumbria Connects is managed by Simon Sjenitzer and Hazel Broatch of Low Lucans Organic Research Centre (LLORC). Low Luckens Organic Resource Centre was founded in 2000 as an Industrial & Provident Society based on 220 acres of organic farmland, ancient woodland and river not far from Carlisle. LLORC works to promote sustainable farming, local healthy food and the countryside to visitors of all ages and abilities. Renewable heating is an important element of sustainable living in rural and urban areas alike, but it’s adoption in rural homes that are off the gas grid is seen as particularly important, not just in the reduction…
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