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Job opportunity: Head of Bristol Brussels Office, Bristol City Council

by Kevin 17/04/2014 in Bristol

This is a unique opportunity – to become the first official representative of the city of Bristol based primarily in Brussels and offered on a consultancy basis with flexible terms and a competitive package for up to 3 years. The role is focused on European and International funding opportunities as well as the impact of [...]

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STEEP 6 month newsletter now available

by Jon 10/04/2014 in Bristol

Keep up with the latest STEEP progress by downloading the first project newsletter at our website.

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Short film showcasing electric vehicle infrastructure

by Jon 10/04/2014 in Bristol

Source West has just launched a short film created by Green.TV. The film showcases Source West’s regional charging point infrastructure operated by Charge Your Car:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEzJAZwySdc&feature=youtu.be

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Florence hosts second STEEP project meeting

by Jon 08/04/2014 in Bristol

The second STEEP project meeting took place in Florence on Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd of April, signifying the end of the first six months of the project. All partners attended a highly productive two-day session which included a tour of Florence’s Cascine park and technical presentations from the University of [...]

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Event: Green and just? Inclusive Sustainability, 14 June 2014, The Park, Knowle, BS4 1DQ

by Kevin 07/04/2014 in Bristol

This Schumacher Institute Futures Conference will explore the pressing issues of inclusion and sustainability.
The scale and complexity of sustainability problems means solutions need to draw upon the widest possible base of knowledge and experience; a truly representative range of needs and perspectives need to be taken into account.
Speakers at this event include:

Dr Sue Porter: With [...]

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Source West releases video showcasing the regions electric vehicle charging infrastructure

by Kevin 04/04/2014 in Bristol

Source West has been developing a regional electric vehicle charging infrastructure and digital services that will allow EV users to plan and undertake journeys throughout the region.

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Q) Which Bristol ward is harvesting the most sunshine?

by Matthew 02/04/2014 in Bristol

More and more data sets are being released in open formats which means it is possible to download them and analyse them. There are also growing numbers of tools available to allow data to be presented in attractive and informative ways.
One particularly rich data set is the Feed In Tariff Installation Report produced by OFGEM. [...]

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Access real time air quality data via the “Internet of Things”

by Matthew 02/04/2014 in Bristol

With the current alerts on air quality across the UK it seemed timely to write a post about sensor technology and the Internet of Things. The concept is that in a Smart City more and more sensors will be connected to the internet so that people can access data that is relevant to them.
Air quality [...]

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Donate your old devices to help Bristol’s Open Device Lab

by Kevin 25/03/2014 in Bristol

Open Device Labs (ODLs) are shared community pools of internet connected devices such as smartphones, tablets, or consoles, and are open for developers to test their websites and apps.
If you just got yourself a new smartphone or tablet and are looking for a helpful new use for your old device, consider donating it to an [...]

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