Co Charger’s plan to bring electric cars to our streets

Co Charger’s plan to bring electric cars to our streets Based in Exeter, Co Charger is a new sustainable scheme that aims to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles. It is part of the family that includes Co Cars, Co Bikes and Co Delivery.  Recently ECOE secretary David Thompson spoke with Co Charger founder, Joel […]

Watch again: Wise Up About Solar Power with ECOE’s Webinar

Watch again: Wise Up About Solar Power 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. We want everybody to […]

Meet the new people at ECOE: Stacia Ryder

Meet the new people at ECOE: Stacia Ryder 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 Stacia Ryder, who is helping assess ECOE’s impact and support our funding […]

Celebrating Gill Wyatt’s ECOE legacy

Celebrating Gill Wyatt’s ECOE legacy Gill Wyatt, Exeter Community Energy founding director and former chair and chief executive officer, has left the board. She has also passed her role as manager of ECOE’s Healthy Homes for Wellbeing project to Tara Bowers. However Gill will continue as the Healthy Homes Community Liaison Officer and a Home […]

Healthy Homes prepares for the next season

Healthy Homes prepares for the next season It has been a strange few months for everyone, not least for our Healthy Homes team. They are usually out and about in the community giving talks, running drop in clinics and visiting people in their homes. Instead they have all been working from home. As we approach […]

The role of grid-scale energy storage in deep decarbonisation

The role of grid-scale energy storage in deep decarbonisation ECOE member Jeff Ridley recently attended an Imperial College London seminar with the above title. Jeff produced the following summary to share with the organisation. The notion here was that we will need seasonal timescale energy storage to fill the gaps in renewable generation. Clearly battery […]

AGM 2020: ECOE progresses to new horizons

AGM 2020: ECOE progresses to new horizons It’s typical of COVID-19 times that Exeter Community Energy had to take this year’s Annual General Meeting online. But it was a nice change from the background pandemic that the news was generally good. Our ongoing solar power generation and fuel poverty projects are doing well. As of […]

Meet the new people at ECOE: Rory McNeile

Meet the new people at ECOE: Rory McNeile 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 Rory McNeile, who is focusing on our green retrofit work What is […]

ECOE AGM on July 15 – put it in your diary

ECOE AGM on July 15 – put it in your diary We invite all our members and supporters to join us from 6:30-8pm on Wednesday July 15 for the Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) Annual General Meeting online, via Microsoft Teams, which should work on your computer via your internet browser. As usual, we’ll be reviewing […]

Healthy Homes adapts to COVID-19

Healthy Homes adapts to COVID-19 We are all having to adjust to the impact of the coronavirus and find the best ways to keep everybody safe. It’s a fast learning curve and our Healthy Homes project has had to change the services it can offer. Before the crisis took hold our Healthy Homes project was […]