2018


2nd December 2018

An Anaerobic Digester for Crediton?

A planning application ref 18/01800/MFUL has been submitted to Mid Devon District Council for the construction of an on-farm anaerobic digestion plant and associated infrastructure on farmland east of Lords Meadow Industrial Estate in Crediton. This scheme replaces an application two years ago w ...


4th November 2018

Please sign fracking and planning petition

Fracking has now started in Lancashire, and is set to spread to other areas of the country. This is in spite of local opposition, as the Government has taken planning decisions on this issue out of the hands of local authorities.

Please support the petition organised by Friends of the Earth, for local councils to retain their right to make planning decisions on fracking applications.


17th October 2018

Energy News Good and Bad

Do you want the good or the bad news first? The Good Well a piece of good news which didn't make the headlines is that Scottish Power, one of the Big 6 energy suppiers in the UK has decided to go completely green. In a press release the group said it had sold its "traditional generation business" ...


13th October 2018

Exeter Community Energy: Drop-in Energy Advice

Advice sessions are to be run by Exeter Community Energy (ECoE) at Crediton Library, Belle Parade, Crediton, on the first Thursday of each month, from 10.00 a.m. until 12.00 p.m. The next session is therefore on 1st November. At the advice sessions Exeter Community Energy (ECoE) offers free impart ...


14th August 2018

Solar Energy: now the good news:

This sunny summer has seen record levels of electricity being generated from solar power. In late June, solar power generation briefly exceeded that of gas fired stations, or indeed any other form of generation. Meanwhile, future large scale solar farms may be viable without the need for subsidy. T ...


26th July 2018

Visit to Exeter Energy from Waste facility

This visit has been arranged for Sustainable Crediton members by Crediton Town Council. There has been a good response from members, and a report of the visit will appear in the next newsletter. Note that visitor numbers have now been finalised. ...


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12th July 2018

Don't Fast Track Fracking

New government proposals are trying to force through fracking despite mass opposition.

Please drop measures to:

● Treat exploratory drilling as permitted development.
● Include fracking in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Regime.

Read more......

Please sign the petition to stop the proposals before it is too late.


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10th July 2018

Household Supplier Energy Market study

Exeter University is looking for volunteers who have an interest in renewable energy to take part in a discussion group (focus group) study. The project examines how technology can be used to enable a new renewable energy market. Ultimately, it aims to build and test a technology-based system that ...