What is the Fal Energy Partnership (FEP)?
We are responding to local concerns about rising energy prices and the risky future of energy supply. FEP is a Registered Society (a social enterprise) launched in March 2012. We connect many different groups interested in developing and implementing an integrated sustainable energy action plan for our community.
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A report has been published by the Association for the Conservation of Energy which highlights the need to improve the energy efficiency of the coldest homes in our area in order to reduce the number in our community who live … Continue reading
Last Friday Louise talked about energy democracy and how FEP is trying to bring community-owned electricity to the Fal area with Andy Coote on SourceFM, our local radio station. You can listen again here. Andy presented a great 2 hour … Continue reading
We welcome members old and new to our next meeting on Monday 12th June at 7.00pm at Espressini in Falmouth, where we will be presenting the exciting results of our feasibility study into community owned solar generation in the Fal … Continue reading
Thank you to Cafe Sci, the British Science Association and Falmouth Poly for hosting us recently for our Energy Democracy presentation and subsequent excellent discussion. The presentation slides with notes are available below. Energy democracy presentation … Continue reading
How does 93 turbines and 400 million euros sound? The latest onshore wind farm going up in the Netherlands will be more than 50% larger than the biggest one now standing – and it may be just the beginning. Why … Continue reading
Energy Democracy – how can we achieve it and why is it a good idea for Falmouth? Currently 98% of the £1billion we spend on energy leaves Cornwall: and 15% of households live in fuel poverty. Yet we could be … Continue reading
Smart Energy Marketplace is the biggest smart energy technology and renewable energy generation show in the south west. A jam packed event – with a unique exhibition, high level conference and informative talks attracting businesses, installers, developers, community groups and … Continue reading
We welcome Cornwall Council’s plans for a new energy future for Cornwall. The vision, which is closely aligned with ours, identifies ambitious targets for reducing fuel poverty, increasing renewables and local ownership. The full announcement can be read here … Continue reading
Falmouth Town Council Chambers is yet again the venue for Fal Energy Partnership to present progress on its study investigating the possibility of generating 2MW of solar-powered electricity from business, farm and public sector roofs in the Falmouth and Penryn … Continue reading
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded nearly £20,000 from the Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) to do a feasibility study into generating 2MW of solar-powered electricity from business, farm and public sector roofs in the Falmouth … Continue reading