Category: Transport

  • Energy group meeting notes (23rd November 2023)

    Energy group meeting notes (23rd November 2023)

    The next regular meeting will be on Thursday 18th January 2024 Thus. 18.01.24 at 16:30 and every 8 weeks: Thus. 15.02.24 at 19:30 and every 8 weeks:  Note that the December meeting is not happening. I wish everyone a great Christmas period, whatever you are doing.  Bring or sent me your topics/questions for our next…

  • Energy group meeting notes (03.08.23)

    Energy group meeting notes (03.08.23)

    The next regular meeting will be on Thursday 31 August 2023 at 16:30 – 18:00  (and every 4 weeks thereafter).This will be the usual zoom https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3684268674 We carried on with agenda items from last time and a few new ones. Retrofit (heat pump case study and more): It was worth elaborating further on this case study…

  • Energy Group meeting notes (8th June 2023)

    Energy Group meeting notes (8th June 2023)

    The next regular zoom meeting will be on Thursday 6th July 2023 at 16:30 – 18:00  (and every 4 weeks thereafter). We started by discussing one of the attendee’s experience with their Heat Pump.  Much of the energy consumption before and after conversion from mains gas was recorded.  This represents an important dataset for a case…

  • Electric cars line up in Newton Abbot

    Electric cars line up in Newton Abbot

    Newton Abbot’s first electric vehicle (EV) roadshow held on 25th September was well attended, with lots of people stopping to chat to members of the South West EV Owners Group and others who had brought their cars along. The event, organised by Action on Climate in Teignbridge (ACT) and ChargeWorks, a local electric vehicle consultancy,…

  • Government releases its Hydrogen Strategy

    Government releases its Hydrogen Strategy

    Number 2 of the Government’s 10 Point Plan: “Working with industry aiming to generate 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030 for industry, transport, power and homes, and aiming to develop the first town heated entirely by hydrogen by the end of the decade” On 17 August 2021 the department for Business, Energy…

  • Travels With My BEV

    Travels With My BEV

    Who would have thought there could be so much ‘mileage’, in having a BEV. No, not my best friend, my BEV is a Battery Electric Vehicle, writes Helen Chessum. Bought last year just before the pandemic took over our lives, BEV turned out to be the perfect lockdown project, providing endless hours of fun looking…

  • Site options for the Teignbridge local plan to be consulted on

    A meeting of the council executive on 1st June passed a motion to run a public consultation on site options for the local plan from 14th June to 9th August. Executive Committee meeting You can watch the proceedings of the executive committee here , this gives access to a recording of the whole meeting, the…

  • I thought my diesel car would have to go

    I thought my diesel car would have to go

    More than seven in 10 people in the UK are concerned about climate change, surveys show. Nearly half think it is caused mainly or entirely by human activity. This is good news: if enough people are convinced by the scientific evidence that we are the cause of the problem, there is hope that we can…

  • Decarbonising Transport setting the Challenge

    DfT has launched Decarbonising Transport setting the Challenge. This recognises that current and planned policies will not result in net zero by 2050. This consultation plans to produce a Transport Decarbonisation Plan within 7 months.

  • Transport Documents Updated

    Transport related documents have been updated to reflect comments received. These are the Parish Pack, Transport Policy and the TECs Electric Vehicles review.