RDE is a not for profit organisation based in Cardiff. Established in 2002 its’ aims are:
To assist: voluntary organisations; regeneration; and community development projects, in Wales to become more socially, environmentally and economically sustainable.
To provide or improve public amenity projects in partnership with other local groups.
To promote and initiate: the utilisation of renewable energy sources; the re-use and recycling of materials; sourcing and provision of local goods and services; education and training in sustainable development issues; and active community participation.
RDE founder, Peter Draper is a buildings surveyor and a qualified Retrofit Co-ordinator. He also works extensively with Renew Wales as a Co-ordinator and Mentor for communities (primarily) across Cardiff and the Vale. He is also co-Director of the STBA.