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Woking - Combined Heat and Power and Photovoltaic solution

Woking Borough Council in the UK has set the pace to decentralised heat and power generation through sustainable technology solutions.

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This borough has its own private infrastructure to produce and distribute energy resources. It uses Combined Heat and Power technology and photovoltaic that is distributed both to public and private buildings. This public initiative is showing benefits in tackling CO2 emissions and efficiency gains in terms of energy distribution losses.
The project has gained both national and international recognition for its innovative approach.

Some references:
 - http://www.energy-cities.eu/spip.php?page=search&id_rubrique=&recherche=woking&ok.x=0&ok.y=0
 - http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/MultimediaFiles/Live/FullReport/7468.pdf
- http://www.thamesweysolar.co.uk/ & http://www.thamesweyenergy.co.uk/



 

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I wonder if you might be able to find out what community members are saying about this initiative and add them to your post? As we say here on OpenIDEO, real insights start with real people :^)