The final preparations are under way for the 361 Energy Fair in Barnstaple Pannier Market on Sun 1 Nov.  We are excited by our line-up of exhibitors at this free event.  A major theme this year is low carbon vehicles and the star of the show will be a Tesla Model S supercar, which can accelerate to 60mph in 3.1 seconds and has a range of up to 330 miles.  The event is sponsored by Co-Cars, the pay as you go car club, who have recently introduced vehicles to Barnstaple at the Civic Centre and Whiddon Valley. Some of the best local installers of Renewable and Energy Saving technologies will have stands at the event and can advise you on everything from biomass boilers and solar panels to LED lighting and energy efficient additives for central heating systems.  You can meet members of local environmental groups and find out more about community energy.  361 Energy will be on hand to offer advice which can help you be greener and save money on your fuel bills.  Bring you electricity and gas bills along and we can see if you are on the cheapest tariff. There will also be entertainment and food available.  This includes an Energy Bike which has been built by one of our members, a Smoothie making bike which has been loaned to us for the day by BJs Value House in Barnstaple, an art workshop and videos about climate change and renewable energy. Exhibitors at the event will include:

Low carbon transport

  • Co-Cars, the pay as you go car club and sponsors of the 361 Energy Fair, who will be bringing a Toyota Yaris Hybrid electric car
  • Tesla Motors Model S electric car
  • Devonshire Motors – Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, 4 x 4 plug-in hybrid SUV
  • Barnstaple Nissan – bringing the Nissan Leaf electric car and the Nissan e-NV200 electric van
  • Roundswell Toyota – bringing a Toyota Auris HSD hybrid electric car
  • EV Motion – experts in electric vehicle charging infrastructure, who will be bringing a Vauxhall Ampera extended range electric vehicle
  • RES (Devon) Ltd – renewable energy experts who have a Renault Twizzy electric vehicle
  • The Bike Shed – from Barnstaple Town Square, who will be bringing a range of electric bikes

Renewable Energy

  • GD Electrical & Solar – installers of solar PV
  • Moleenergy – the renewable energy division of Mole Valley Farmers, who install solar PV and biomass
  • Optimum Heating – installer, supplier and distributor of KWB Biomass Boilers
  • RES (Devon) Ltd – installers of solar PV, solar thermal, biomass boilers and heat pumps
  • SUNfarming UK Ltd – specialists in solar PV

Energy Saving Techologies

  • CosyHome Company – installers of secondary glazing and insulation suitable for Period properties
  • Endotherm – an energy saving additive suitable for use in wet central heating systems
  • Greenhus – installers of external wall insulation
  • Multiheat – infra red heating panels
  • South West Lighting and Electrical – specialists in LED lighting
  • West County Windows – installers of double glazing and conservatories


  • Petroc – Are you thinking of a career change or wanting to work in the environmental sector?  Find out about studying full or part time on the Foundation Degree for Sustainable Resource Management.

Environmental Organisations

  • 361 Energy CIC – find out about our range of projects including energy saving advice and community owned renewable energy
  • DARE – a social enterprise specialising in providing expert, impartial advice and support regarding energy efficiency and renewable energy
  • Devon Wildlife Trust – local charity involved in land and marine management, wildlife surveying, conservation policy and education
  • Ilfracombe and North Devon Sub Aqua Club – find out about joining one of the best diving clubs in the country
  • North Devon Green Party – find out about the activities and membership of one of the fastest growing political parties in the country
  • Northern Devon Sustainable Energy – providing energy saving advice in the Bideford area

Local Food

  • Café Brazil
  • Karumbe Koffee Kart
  • Waffle Delight

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