Meet the new director at ECOE: James Rowan

Thanks to the big impact we have in our community, some very talented people continue to volunteer to be ECOE directors. When they join us, we like to introduce you to keep you up to date. Our latest directorial recruit is James Rowan. Now, read on to find all about him. What is your role […]

After a successful 2023, Healthy Homes promises big changes for 2024

During 2023, the Healthy Homes for Wellbeing project’s team of energy advisors delivered over 1500 home visits. Additionally, we have been providing practical solutions at 345 regular drop-in clinics at more than 20 venues. During the year we attended over 300 other events including community talks, eco-festivals and winter warm spaces. Our team has grown […]

ECOE community fund 2023-2024 helps deliver tasty projects

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) has awarded £9,549 in grants to four local groups to make people’s lives greener – including running sessions teaching people how to cook cheap, healthy meals using a minimum of electricity. In particular, ECOE’s community fund provides grants to groups in and near Exeter working on clean energy and fuel poverty. […]

Exeter Community Energy is looking for new volunteer directors to join its award-winning team

Exeter Community Energy is looking for people to join our team. Having won six awards in three years, we have exciting plans for our renewable energy, energy efficiency and fuel poverty projects to bring about further practical change in our community. Can you help us?   We are especially looking for a new voluntary company […]

Exeter Community Energy wins awards for saving 5,418 households £1.6m

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) is a double winner at this year’s national Community Energy England awards. ECOE’s Healthy Homes for Wellbeing scheme won the Fuel Poverty Action and Community Engagement and Inclusion Awards, helping people in Exeter, Mid and East Devon, Teignbridge and Torbay. Healthy Homes for Wellbeing has assisted 5,418 homes in 2022-2023, saving […]

Major funding win for home retrofit advice services

South West consortium one of six successful bids for new government funding ECOE is pleased to announce our participation in a new project being delivered over the next two years in Devon and Cornwall. We are collaborating on developing new retrofit services in the region. Read on to learn more… Plymouth Energy Community and partners […]

ECOE held its AGM on July 11 – watch the video here

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday July 11 at the Exeter Community Centre. We reviewed the year’s activities, and showed how our fuel poverty work and solar PV installations are supporting our efforts to help the community in Exeter and Devon. Also, we discussed our new retrofit and solar PV […]

Meet the new people at ECOE: Giles Booth, marketing director

We love it when people step up to join the ECOE team, and also love introducing you to the new faces to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. Our latest new recruit is Giles Booth, our new marketing director. What is your role at ECOE? I’m delighted to […]

ECOE starts 2023 with more award success

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) started 2023 with a ‘highly commended’ award for Fuel Poverty Action at Community Energy England’s awards. Four members of the ECOE team were at City Hall in London on January 20th to collect the award. Healthy Homes for Wellbeing Project Manager and ECOE Director Tara Bowers also told 150 attendees about […]

New roles at ECOE: Solar PV Project Manager, Operations Manager, Debt and Benefits Adviser and Home Energy Adviser

Exeter Community Energy has four new roles open to applicants! They are: Solar PV Project Manager Renewable energy project management skills needed to expand Devon-based organisation’s generation assets principally in the Exeter area. What will you be doing? Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) is looking for a new Solar PV Project Manager. The successful candidate will […]