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As part of Community Energy fortnight, SE24 and SELCE are delighted to invite you to a celebration of all things sustainable energy in South London. We are fellow members of Community Energy London who are also supporting celebrations in North, East and West London.

The event is to showcase, celebration and to explore what else we need to see from community energy groups, new and existing, to tackle the dual problems of the climate emergency and fuel poverty, both of which are social justice issues.

Everyone is welcome to come and hear from a diverse mixture of speakers and have your say on what you need to see next. Maybe you could even get more involved with a local community energy group.

Our draft agenda is as follows:

7.00pm to 7.15pm Drinks and nibbles

7.15pm to 7.45pm • Opening ‘Big Picture’ session

Welcome from Helen Hayes, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood

Outline of local authority Climate Emergency response from Councillor Richard Livingstone, Southwark, and Martin O’Brien, Climate Resilience Manager, Lewisham

7.45pm to 7.55pm • SE24 presentation on Walworth Methodist Church solar project and its benefits

7.55pm to 8.10pm • SELCE presentation on Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency work and new solar projects

8.10pm to 8.20pm • Repowering London presentation on new solar projects in Lambeth

8.20pm to 8.30pm • Greater London Authority’s London Community Energy Fund and related policies

8.30pm to 9.00pm • Separate round-table sessions on 4 themes to identify ‘asks’ of politicians and officers: 1. The future of community energy 2. Energy efficiency and tackling fuel poverty 3. Community energy on churches 4. Engaging politicians with the climate emergency

9.00pm to 9.15 pm • Final panel Q&A responding to ‘asks’ (15min)

9.15pm to 9.45pm • Networking, drinks and nibbles (30 min) • Videos on show