ECOE Community Solar Loan Opportunity

ECOE Community Solar Loan Opportunity closes on Jan 12th 2017 As a result of the further four installations completed in 2015, ECOE needs to raise a further £70,000. The loan offer went live on Dec 12th and there’s been a good uptake. We have already received over £40,000 of the £70,000 that ECOE wants to […]

Important News for Members (November)

Important News for Members (November) New community loan investment opportunity As you will have seen from the Solar PV 1 and 2 update, we will shortly need to raise the additional £70,000 that was required to complete all the installations. To minimise costs, rather than a further share offer, we will be seeking funding from […]

Members News

Members News EIS Certificates Several of you have been asking about the EIS certificates. Its recommended to wait to apply for EIS tax certificates until all of the investment has been spent. We expect this to be the case by the end of August so we’ll be approaching HMRC for your tax certificates in September. […]

More News and Events

More News and Events What does BREXIT mean for Community Energy? Pure Leapfrog sent out a really good appraisal Bright Green Future – application deadline July 17th A national programme to prepare teenagers to be involved with energy and sustainability in their future career. Devon New Economy Seminar- What would a New Economic System look […]

More News from ECOE

More News from ECOE ECOE – Heat Project In May we found out that our application to UCEF was succesful. We have received a grant of almost £20k to explore the feasibility of a community renewable energy generation project in Exeter. We’re making plans and starting to contact potential partners. Its early days yet. Whats […]

Good News about Solar PV 1 and 2

Good News about Solar 1 and 2 After lengthy delays, the installation at the Technology Centre seems at last to be about to start. The pre-installation meeting took place this week and we heard that all of the remaining edits for the lease and PPA have been agreed. Hopefully the scaffold will be going up […]

ECOE’s AGM 2016

ECOE’s Annual General Meeting 2016 Thanks to all of our supporters, members and volunteers who came along on June 7th for our interactive AGM. We started the evening with networking and refreshments – thanks Sonya and Stephens Scowns. We were quorate and probably now realise we were only 25 maybe because not all of our […]

Annual General Meeting 2016

ECOE’s Annual General Meeting Tuesday 7th June 18.45 to 20.45 The Meeting Room, Stephens Scown Solicitors ECOE is hoping as many of you as possible will be coming along to this ECOE’s second AGM, the first AGM since 200 investors became members following our very successful share offer in October. Flyer available here. As well […]

Other Energy and Local News and Events

Other energy and local news and events Community Energy England recently undertook a survey about community energy. You can find the results here Plymouth Energy Community working with Four Greens Community Trust has just turned on a 4.1MW solar array at Ernsettle. More info  Community Energy: Widening participation in the new era of local energy April […]

ECOE Events

Upcoming ECOE Events The EU referendum: What’s the significance for Exeter and Devon, community energy and UK energy policy? Wed 11th May 18.45 for 19.00 start The Meeting Room, Stephens Scown Solicitors, Curzon House, Exeter. This event will create a space for us to explore what the outcome of the EU referendum might mean for […]