3 May 2016: Clean Power For All

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Richard Collins, Sheffield Renewables
Richard Turner, SolarAid

Tuesday 3 May, 2pm-4.15pm
Alfred Denny Conference Room
Alfred Denny Building
The University of Sheffield
Western Bank
Sheffield S10 2TN

Sustainability isn’t just about scientists.

Hear guest speakers from Sheffield Renewables and SolarAid discuss the work of their respective charities and their plans for the future.

The event is free, open to everybody, and no booking is required. So come along and find out how you can get involved with renewable energy and do your bit for sustainability.

Tweet with us at this event using the hashtag #gcsfcleanenergy.

For more information, email k.sumner@sheffield.ac.uk.


2pm-2.45pm: Richard Turner, SolarAid
2.45pm-2.55pm: Questions and answers
2.55pm-3.40pm: Richard Collins, Sheffield Renewables
3.40pm-3.50pm: Questions and answers
3.50pm-4.15pm: Networking opportunity (tea and coffee available)

About the speakers

Sheffield Renewables is a social enterprise that funds, develops, owns and operates renewable energy schemes here in Sheffield. They aim to not only improve environmental sustainability through their scheme, but also to develop a sense of community by working together to achieve common goals.


SolarAid is an international charity that is working to combat poverty and climate change within African communities. The charity owns the social enterprise ‘Sunnymoney’ which is the largest seller of solar lights in Africa. By working with communities to install solar lighting, the charity provides an environmentally sustainable source of lighting, as well as improving health, and aiding in overall community development.