The Energy Bus is a purpose built 27-foot long information bus designed specifically for shows and events to act as a focal point for energy conservation promotion.
The bus, which can be seen around the county promoting energy efficiency, has been designed to run on biodiesel. It has demonstration equipment on board, including renewable energy devices, low energy lighting, insulation samples and information leaflets.
Onboard the bus there is a scaled down working solar thermal panel, a photovoltaic panel and a small 300W wind turbine. There are also a variety of insulation samples to look at such as sheep’s wool and recycled paper fibre, and a low energy lighting demo unit.
what to do next...
- If you are having an event and would like the Energy Bus to come then contact the Climate Change Team to see whether it is available
- The Energy Bus is shared by Broadland District Council and South Norfolk Council to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency
The Energy Bus' demonstration equipment supplements the ever growing library of information on energy efficiency and micro-generation available to the public. There are also activities for children and school groups, as well as a stock of low energy light bulbs that can be given away at events.
Below is the programme of visits which are taking place this year.
programme of visits 2012:
Wednesday 28 March - Norfolk and Norwich Hospital
Sunday 20 May - Green Boat Show, Salhouse Broad
Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 June - Norfolk Show
Sunday 8 July - Discover South Norfolk - Long Stratton
Monday 27 August - Aylsham Show
|Broadland District Council
1 Yarmouth Road
Thorpe St Andrew
Norwich NR7 0DU
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