SmartKlub Help Launch New Regeneration & Retrofit Vision

On 11 October in Manchester, Charles Bradshaw-Smith co CEO of SmartKlub, presented a critical element of the UKGBC’s new report on how to better retrofit communities with energy efficiency measures in order to meet UK 2050 climate change targets and regenerate social value in neighbourhoods. The new approach is well summed up by the following sentence[…]

SmartKlub meets Energy Minister

Charles Bradshaw-Smith co-CEO of SmartKlub met with Claire Perry MP Minister for Climate Change & Industry on 24 July to coincide with BEIS announcement on Smart Energy.  The minister was visiting the University of Nottingham to learn more about their energy research and in particular learn about Project SCENe where SmartKlub is innovating a new[…]

SmartKlub Open for Business in Scotland

Charles Bradshaw-Smith launched SmartKlub Scotland in Edinburgh on 23 May at the Low Carbon Scotland conference in front of Paul Wheelhouse, SNP MSP Minister for Business, Innovation & Energy. SmartKlub chaired two sessions during Scotland’s leading conference for local authorities and energy service providers.  In the opening session, Charles explained SmartKlub’s services including their revolutionary[…]

SmartKlub Scotland Launches in May

SmartKlub is pleased to announce that it has established SmartKlub Scotland.  Devolved Scotland is particularly well suited and motivated to establish localised energy generation and storage in the community.    This extends SmartKlub’s reach beyond its existing territories in England and Wales including city partnerships in Leeds, Milton Keynes and Nottingham.  SmartKlub sees this as[…]

SmartKlub creating a SCENe…

SmartKlub is pleased to announce its success in winning a major new Innovate UK funded research project.  Called Project SCENe (Sustainable Community Energy Networks), the aim of the project is to accelerate the adoption of “off grid” energy in the UK (i.e. minimised use of the national grid). SmartKlub and its collaborators will achieve this by[…]

SmartKlub joins UK Green Build Council task group

SmartKlub’s previous blog highlights the social benefits that can be delivered through community led retrofit programmes, specifically from Nottingham’s “Secure Warm Modern programme”. We hope that this has sparked your interest in energy efficiency projects being more than just about kWhs! SmartKlub believes that more community projects like this are needed to help create local[…]

Energy Savings Trust feature SmartKlub blog

The renowned Energy Savings Trust have recently featured SmartKlub in one of their blogs following an interview with Charles Bradshaw-Smith co-CEO of SmartKlub. The feature by arch energy efficiency blogger Gary Hartley, is titled “SmartKlub: The community energy club” and can be accessed here. For convenience the blog is also transcribed below: SmartKlub: The community energy[…]

Milton Keynes Local Businesses and Communities Plan to take Control of their Energy

When the government announced it was looking to fund businesses and communities who had  great ideas to better use the energy data we generate every day, the CAPE team pulled together a great solution for better use of local energy.   How the CAPE team formed:  Dave Morgan of SmartKlub was helping many cities with[…]