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Fracking talk 4th November

We are pleased to welcome Bob Ward from the Grantham Institute at theLondon School of economics to discuss the future for tracking, including whether it will cut our fuel bills.  The talk takes place at the Muswell Hill Methodist Church on 4th November at 8.00pm.

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Haringey superhomes open 28th/29th September

Haringey Superhomes Group is holding its first Open Day at the end of September. Five very different houses are opening their doors over the weekend of 28th/29th September, while one house is also opening up on  Sunday 22nd September. Two Edwardian terrace houses, an Edwardian  semi,  a 1960’s 2-storey tile-clad house and a 1980’s single-storey timber-frame house will … Continue Reading


en10ergy Solar – Solar electricity on Haringey Schools

Muswell Hill Sustainability Group is launching an exciting new renewable energy co-operative called en10ergy Solar.  This will provide a unique opportunity for our community to invest in solar panels on the roofs of schools and other community buildings.   Investors will receive an attractive and fair return on their investment anticipated to start at 4% and increasing during … Continue Reading

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A great turnout!

We had a fantastic turnout at our 21st Century Homes event on 2/3 February.  Over 100 people attended the conference and exhibition, and our talks were all packed (we’ll need bigger rooms next time!).  Photos here!


Stop rip-off gas and electricity bills


Muswell Hill Sustainability Group supports fair pricing for gas and electricity.   Please sign the petition at to put the pressure on the Big 6 to reduce their prices. The Big 6 currently produce only 8% of their energy from renewable sources.  If you want to switch to a supplier using a much bigger proportion of … Continue Reading




Cara Jenkinson, Chair of MHSG, writes “I am deeply concerned that it now seems more and more likely that fracking will be allowed to proceed apace in the UK.  In addition to the concerns around earthquake risk, water pollution has been a real issue in the US with benzene and methane found in drinking water.  … Continue Reading


A happy low carbon customer!


One of our members, David Groome in Wood Vale N10, has just replaced his boiler through our Low Carbon Buying Group.  Here’s what he said  ” We have just had our central heating boiler replaced by John Sleeman, who was recommended to us by the Muswell Hill Sustainability Group (MHSG). I am happy to say … Continue Reading


Low carbon zone nears completion


Muswell Hill Traders gave us an exciting Green Day on 31 March 2012.  Up and down the Broadway there were musicians, go-go dancers, conjurors and jugglers. And rickshaws did the rounds, carrying customers round the shops to buy discounted green merchandise.  Tucked away in the Crocodile Café was a Green Grotto where the MHSG had … Continue Reading

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Low carbon awards for Alan and Kate


There was prize giving in the Green Grotto on 31 March 2012 and inevitably Alan Morton, our Prime Mover of the Low Carbon Zone and other sustainability projects in Muswell Hill, was up for an Oscar.  He outlined MHSG’s plans for extending our 100 homes project into other neighbourhoods (Bounds Green, the Harringay Ladder, Crouch … Continue Reading


Are FiTs no longer fit for purpose ?


You could be forgiven for being confused by the present proposals around the flagship scheme to support decentralised, small scale renewable energy systems.  After all, if the “Greenest Government Ever” is unclear about it, how are we supposed to know what is going on ? Well, without standing on my soapbox for too long, let … Continue Reading

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