Gold Sponsor Spotlight: @green_energy_uk

Sustainable St Albans Week 2018 couldn’t operate without the support of so many local organisations.  In the run up to the week we thought we’d take this opportunity to focus on each of our sponsors.

Today’s spotlight falls on Green Energy UK, one of our Gold Sponsors.  All Green Energy UK’s tariffs use 100% renewable energy and 100% green gas.  Using the power of falling water, the sun, the wind, and organic waste material, they provide energy that is 100% renewable.

Not only are their tariffs renewable, but they help to clean up and make use of waste products. Some of their generators even use pig poo, skip waste and used chip fat to make electricity!

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Doug Stewart, CEO

“We‘re a bit different from other energy suppliers. We challenge the idea that ‘sustainability’ is all about making a big commitment, about making an extra effort, and paying extra costs.

Indeed, businesses often talk about sustainability as an ‘alternative’. On the contrary, sustainability makes sense for everyone, and we want to make it mainstream. That’s why we’re proudly sponsoring Sustainable St Albans Week from 21st – 29th April 2018.

We’re the only energy provider that supplies 100% Renewable Electricity AND 100% Green Gas; so our commitment is there to see.

But, our prices are competitive not only within the green market, but also the entire utilities industry. By minimising the cost and effort it takes to switch, we aim to remove all obstacles to going green for your energy

Put simply: we do care about the environment, but we are not idealists with our heads in the clouds. We are down to earth, in every sense. If through our sponsorship we can get more people thinking sustainably, we can all make the world a better place.” Doug Stewart, CEO for Green Energy UK.



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Sustainable St Albans Week runs from 21- 29 April 2018 with 100+ events. We would not happen without the support and enthusiasm of our wonderful sponsors.

This year we especially want to thank our Community Sponsors  who are   BRE TrustJust Energy Solutions  and Rothamsted Research.

We want to give a huge thank-you to all of our Gold Sponsors including AECOM engineering firm, Allsopp estate agents, Godfrey’s Green Energy, Independent Locker Solutions Ltd, JPA Furniture, Lussmanns, Lyndhurst Financial Management,  and Veolia environmental services.

This will be the third week to run in St Albans and starts with the Our Planet Our Future event at Rothamsted Research on Saturday 21st April.  Other activities throughout the week include a plastic pot amnesty at Aylett Nurseries, a trail of the independent shops in Harpenden, a women-only cycle ride, health walks, a showing of the film “A Plastic Ocean” at the Odyssey Cinema, and concludes with The Know How Festival on Sunday 29th April.  This is a day-long fun, family-friendly event with workshops to share skills and knowledge, music, short films and local food.

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