Brighton & Hove City Council

A local authority serving 270 000 residents of Brighton & Hove on the south coast of the UK, social Housing landlord to over 11 000 tenants and 4000 staff.

GOALS

  • Deliver an energy plan for Greater Brighton that better supports solar technology development across the city region
  • Provide local examples of the economic benefits of solar energy
  • Address fuel poverty within Brighton & Hove
  • Raise profile of solar energy at a UK level

Kirsten Firth has joined Dan Goodchild on the SOLARISE team.

Kirsten brings experience in energy efficiency programmes, private housing improvements, stakeholder engagement and community development. She will lead the solar planning activities of Work Programme 3.

Brighton & Hove City Council has recently appointed consultants Buro Happold to draft an Energy Plan for the area, one of the key components of this will be a review of existing low carbon energy projects and a potential pipeline, and a routemap for enhancing the use of solar energy.

Are you planning your solar routemap or looking at training to increase the adoption of solar energy? Kirsten would love to hear from you – Kirsten.firth@brighton-hove.gov.uk  Tel: +44 01273 292426