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GREAT NEWS FOR CWM SAEBREN AND ABERNANT – March 2017

We are pleased to announce that the construction orders for both the planned MH-2 micro hydro schemes, Cwm Saebren (in partnership with Welcome to Our Woods) and Abernant, have been signed and deposits paid, so construction of both schemes will start within the next 6 months.

BRIGHT GREEN FUTURE – March 2017

Bright Green Future (BGF) is an exciting new programme for teenagers who are interested in the environment and want to get involved in order to make a difference. It is a unique opportunity for you to learn more about sustainable energy, environmental decision making, and how to run a project that will save energy and make a difference in your local area. By taking part BGF hopes you’ll be empowered to go on and help create a more sustainable future for our planet. Please see below for more information.

Bright Green Future Guidance 2017

Bright Green Future Application Form 2017

First year of BGF

 

HYDRO Artists in Residence – February 2017

We’re delighted to welcome Leona Jones and Penny Hallas as HYDRO artists in residence. Both explore themes of energy, industry and the environment in their artworks: they find the mini hydro sites, processes and ethos hugely exciting and are intrigued by the challenge of how to represent this in their artwork given that hydro electric systems are by their very nature largely hidden from view.

The initial research phase of their work will be to follow installation at the Blaen Dyar site and gather material related to hydro technology and the landscape in which it is situated. This will include sound recordings, film, photography, mapping and drawing, which they hope to develop into finished artworks at a later stage.

Leona Jones at Blaen Dyar site pre-installation (image Penny Hallas)

Websites: www.leonajones.co.uk and www.pennyhallas.co.uk

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