Call for applications for 2020 ECOE Community Fund grants

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 […]

Wise Up About Fuel Poverty with ECOE and Ben Bradshaw at 2pm on Friday 27 November

Wise Up About Fuel Poverty with ECOE and Ben Bradshaw at 2pm on Friday 27 November 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 […]

Please donate to the 2020 Winter Warmth appeal and share a little warmth this winter

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

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

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 […]

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 […]