Events Around Highgate

Ongoing: Free Electric Vehicle trials

Wood Green businesses and residents can trial an electric vehicle (for free) for up to one week. To find out more or to book a trial contact us on 020 8489 3489 or email NOF@haringey.gov.uk And check as these may be open to people in other parts of Haringey too.

You can currently choose from:

Drivers will need to hold a full driving licence and adhere to insurance requirements.

Trials are subject to vehicle availability. See below for event produced specifically for local businesses. For more information visit http://www.haringey.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/travel/neighbourhoods-future-wood-green

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When: Saturday 16th and Sunday the 17th Sept 2017

SUPERHOMES OPEN DAYS IN PARALLEL WITH LONDON OPEN HOUSE DAYS

Image is Bertram St Highgate, on a cold night in 2013

Superhomes are opening up homes with eco-friendly technologies on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th Sept 2017, in parallel with Open House London.

Homes around the Highgate Area include:

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When: Tuesday 26th Sept 2017

Where: The Gallery, Green Rooms, 13-27 Station Road, Wood Green, London, N22 6UW

Wood Green Business forum event – Plug into Electric Vehicles

This evening event will be preceded by a display of electric vehicles on the Wood Green High Road between 11 am and 3 pm.

This event, aimed mainly at local businesses will have presentations from TFL, the Energy Saving Trust, electric vehicle manufacturers and charging network operators, businesses can find out more about:-

The evening will include the following presentations:-

  • Introduction to Wood Green Neighbourhoods of the Future
  • Improving London’s air quality – TFL
  • The Business Case for Electric Vehicles – Energy Saving Trust
  • The Future of Electric Vehicles – EV Manufacturer
  • Charging Electric Vehicles – Chargepoint operator
  • Questions and Networking

Light refreshments will be provided.

 You can book your place on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wood-green-business-forum-plug-into-electric-vehicles-tickets-37270197163

For more information email nof@haringey.gov.uk or visit http://www.haringey.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/travel/neighbourhoods-future-wood-green

Post Script:Camden recently also had a scheme to arrange free trials for businesses of electric vehicles, and the results are shown here.

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Recent Events:

ENLARGING THE EDMONTON ENERGY FROM WASTE PLANT:Why so large and how will it affect recycling in North London ?- 12th July 2017

The meeting discussed:

  • the rationale for such a massive increase in capacity at the plant
  • the effect will this have on recycling rates
  •  alternative waste technologies that could cut emissions and increase reycling

Further information:
Quentin Given quentingiven@btinternet.com
Norman Beddington nb@ecodev.co.uk

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When: Mon 17th July 2017

Electric Vehicles – A Realistic Alternative? Hosted by the Muswell Hill Sustainability Group.

Source: Greenwatt Sustainable Solutions

Source: Greenwatt Sustainable Solutions

Sydney Charles of Transition Highgate spoke on progress at national, London-wide and Haringey levels in supporting a transition to electric vehicles.

Friedbert Meinert, product designer, spoke from first-hand experience of owning a Nissan Leaf and Heisenberg state-of-the-art electric bike.

Gillian Cox of Haringey attended. She announced the Neighbourhoods of the Future web site at http://www.haringey.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/travel/neighbourhoods-future-wood-green. This explains Haringey initiatives, such as options for trialling electric vehicles and getting free reviews for businesses.

email  NOF@haringey.gov.uk to express an interest in these services. Also residents can email suggestions for new locations for charging points to Frontline@haringey.gov.uk

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Project Dirt has a full list of events coming up. See here for details.

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