Healthy Homes for Wellbeing fights pandemic injustices With people currently confined to their homes for so long, fuel poverty has put affected households more at risk from the worst effects of Covid-19. This unjust situation is unacceptable. We’d therefore like to take a moment to praise our Healthy Homes for Wellbeing team for their great […]

Three groups win ECOE community fund grants, but it remains open to applications The community fund is very important to Exeter Community Energy, and even more so in these difficult times. We draw on the income from our ten solar power sites to fund groups in and near Exeter working on clean energy and fuel […]

Meet the new people at ECOE: Julie Glover The ECOE team continues to evolve with time. We’re keeping you up to date on the new faces to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. Here, we introduce Julie Glover, who is a Home Energy Advisor for East Devon within […]

Meet the new people at ECOE: Vickie Mogford The ECOE team continues to evolve with time. We’re keeping you up to date on the new faces to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. Here, we introduce Vickie Mogford, who is a benefits advisor for the Health Homes for […]

Act green in 2021: Could you volunteer for ECOE? A new year will soon be upon us – and even in the midst of the pandemic climate and fuel poverty remain pressing problems. If you’re looking for a meaningful way to act, we have an exciting opportunity for you. Interested? If so, we welcome anyone […]

Call for applications for 2020 ECOE Community Fund grants After a successful third year of ECOE’s Community Fund, it is now open for applications again. The fund is available for local community groups to apply for financing for projects that help to save energy and/or help to alleviate fuel poverty. For 2020, we have a […]

Watch again: Wise Up About Fuel Poverty with ECOE and Ben Bradshaw MP This winter could be the most devastating for fuel poor customers in years. Those who were already struggling with their energy costs may find that they are plunged deeper into crisis, while others who may have never been worried about their finances […]

Please donate to the 2020 Winter Warmth appeal and share a little warmth this winter Healthy Homes for Wellbeing, run by Exeter Community Energy (ECOE), needs you to help us help clients like an 85-year-old man whose lack of heating recently nearly made him homeless. He was just one of many people in Devon at […]

Watch again: Wise Up About Green Retrofit with ECOE’s Webinar Energy generation, distribution and use is changing radically. Today, renewable energy is cheaper than ever, whereas fossil-fuels are dangerous for climate change. Meanwhile, new technologies could radically re-shape our homes, workplaces and communities. ECOE therefore wants to improve people’s energy literacy. Therefore, we want everybody […]

Green Homes Grant faces installer and efficiency problems by ECOE director Alastair Mumford The recent Green Homes Grant is a welcome initiative from what has been a reluctant government to deal with the UK’s poorly performing housing. But are there problems ahead? The Green Homes Grant is a £2 billion initiative by the government that […]