AGM Invite 2018

ECOE Annual General Meeting Tuesday 5th June 2018, 18.45 to 20.45 at The Meeting Room, Stephens Scown LLP, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1RS Come along and hear what ECOE has been doing this last year and play a part in shaping the future direction of ECOE. The annual report and accounts will be presented and members […]

Full report of the 2017 members survey

The report provides a detailed description of the findings of the Members Survey undertaken by ECOE in 2017. A total of 101 members participated in the study, a response rate of just less than 50%. People purchased shares, and thus became members, for diverse reasons. These motivations can be clustered in terms of global sustainability […]

Community Fund Allocation Event plus update of new projects and the member survey

Following a great Community Fund Allocation Event on Tues 16th January at 18.30, awards were made for the full amounts to all three applicants. Congratulations to: Wonford Community and learning Centre who received £996 for a new display that will provide information about their ECOE community-owned solar installation. Pinhoe Road Baptist Church who received £1275 […]

Members Survey – Initial Findings

Huge thanks to everyone who completed the members’ survey in September. We achieved a response rate of almost 50%, with 101 completed surveys, which is excellent. Here we present some initial findings from the data, under four headings. A comprehensive report detailing the survey findings will be available in January. Perceptions of ECOE ECOE was […]

Heat Project

ECOE Heat Project in May 2016 we were awarded a Urban Community Energy Award of almost £20k to explore the feasibility of a community renewable energy generation project in Exeter. We’re contacting potential partners, carrying our feasibility studies, researching legal agreements, creating a financial model and when we’ve found a viable project we’re be putting […]

Report from the AGM 2017

Our third AGM took place on Tuesday 6th June. Thirty of our members plus other supporters were present to hear all about what ECOE had been doing for the last year, vote on payments to the community fund and members interest, ECOE accounts and directors. Our partners, funders and all supporting ECOE were thanked including […]

Trews Weir Hydro: We have the go-ahead from ECC

Great news! We have the go ahead from Exeter City Council to start investigating the viability of a hydro project at Trews Weor on the River Exe in Exeter. Councillors and local authority officers really took on board the ‘added-value’ that community-owned energy projects bring by way of the social value and impact. You can […]

Heat Event July 4th at 18:45

Renewable heat and heat networks: Current opportunities for Exeter and community energy groups July 4th 18.45 to 20.45 Meeting Room, Stephens Scown Solicitors LLP, Curzon House, Southernhay, Exeter, EX1 1RS Come along and find out about what’s happening with community energy and heat and an update on the innovative far-reaching heat network plans for the […]

Important news for members re interest payments

The first payment of interest will happen following the AGM on 6th June. The directors are recommending 5% p.a. for the 14 months since shares were issued in Nov 2015. Members will vote on this recommendation during the AGM. In order for interest payments to be made all members will need to update their members […]

Invite to ECOE’s AGM 2017

ECOE Annual General Meeting Tuesday 6th June 2017, 18.45 to 20.45 at The Meeting Room, Stephens Scown LLP, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1RS. Come along and hear what ECOE has been doing this last year and take part in shaping the future direction of ECOE. The accounts will be presented, members will vote for directors and […]