New Zero-Carbon Service Station

July 2023: CFG collaborating on Zero-Carbon design of Stannington Services, A1

Sustainable Energy Solutions

June 2023: CFG is proud to work on Neven Sidor’s RIBA award winning ‘Ponds Rough’

New Team Member

May 2023: We're excited to welcome Prue to the team to manage business operations

R&D Grant Received

Dec 2022: CFG awarded LoCase grant to develop decarbonisation platform

Smart Microgrid Audit

Dec 2022: CFG delivers asset audit for BRE smart microgrid project with Power Transition

Energy & Ecology Innovation

Dec 2022: CFG engaged to help plan Paragraph 80 projects in Northamptonshire and Suffolk

Solar Upgrade

Oct 2022: Bay Trust commissions CFG to implement solar upgrade to Pines Calyx

Carbon Capture R&D

Oct 2022: CFG undertakes R&D into a unique continuous-batch biochar kiln

CFG Against Greenwashing

Sep 2022: CFG Receives Anti Greenwash Chartership

RTAP International Launch

Aug 2022: RTAP is helping Canadian farm undertake greenhouse regeneration

Skilgate: From Good to Great

July 2022: Strategy delivered to empower a low emission farm to achieve net zero

Brian Condon

Brian Condon is a founder of x-innovate, a new business based in Kent. x-innovate is an accelerator services company, working with start-up and early stage tech businesses to accelerate growth. The business takes a long-term view and provides highly person-centred approaches to support at the critical stages for businesses with growth potential.

Some of the ideas behind x-innovate were tested at the Centre for Creative Collaboration ("C4CC") which Brian founded and led. C4CC was a joint venture between four of the UK’s leading universities. C4CC supported collaboration and innovation between companies large and small, Universities, freelancers and micro businesses. A 5 year project beginning in 2010, C4CC was instrumental helping students and recent graduates businesses - with 37 start-ups in the final 2 years creating over 100 jobs. Businesses Brian supported include Pavegen (which generates electricity from human-powered paving slabs) and GrowUp Urban Farms (which uses aquaculture principles to provide fish and salad crops in cities).

Brian is a member of the Frontline Club which champions independent media and journalism, the Academy of Urbanism and the Royal Television Society. His business portfolio includes roles as director of the CBN Limited (a cooperative which works on the future of the UK's digital infrastructure) and non-executive director of Tri-Print Limited (his family printing business).

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