ECOE Chair Tara Bowers is a national Heat Hero

ECOE Chair Tara Bowers is a national Heat Hero We celebrated in February as Tara Bowers, ECOE’s chair, became a national ‘Heat Hero’ for her work to tackle fuel poverty. The Heat Heroes Awards recognise the achievements of those who have gone above and beyond in their work to help keep people warm in their […]

Come to the ECOE Community Fund Allocation Event on February 12th!

Come to the ECOE Community Fund Allocation Event 2020 on February 12th! Wednesday 12th February 18.30 to 21.00 The Meeting Room, Stephens Scown LLP, Curzon House, Southernhay, Exeter, EX1 1RS (See on Google Maps) RSVP to patrick@ecoe.org.uk We’d love you to come along and help us choose from the 11 local projects that have applied […]

Come meet ECOE at Big Energy Saving Week 2020! #BESW2020

Come meet ECOE at Big Energy Saving Week 2020! #BESW2020 ECOE will be travelling around Devon in the week commencing 20 January 2020, supporting Big Energy Saving Week 2020 (#BESW2020) at six events: BESW Community events organised by ECOE and Wessex Resolution: 10.00-13.30 Tues 21st January at Fishtank Café, Crediton 10.00-12.00 Wed 22nd January at […]

Bringing Winter Warmth to Healthy Homes

Bringing Winter Warmth to Healthy Homes As the weather gets cold it’s much harder for people in fuel poverty and those living in hard-to-heat homes. It’s keeping us busy! We have lots of new drop-in advice clinics. Also, we’ve had stalls and given talks at many events. The demand for Local Energy Advice Partnership (LEAP) […]

Call for applications for 2019 ECOE Community Fund grants

Call for applications for 2019 ECOE Community Fund grants After a successful second 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 2019, we have a […]

Meet Joe Clarke – ECOE’s newest Director

Meet Joe Clarke – ECOE’s newest Director Over the summer, Exeter Community Energy co-opted Joe Clarke to its Board of Directors. He will focus on building on the organisation’s already-stellar marketing and communications output. Joe approached Tara Bowers, ECOE’s Chair, after seeing the call for new Directors and volunteers following the 2019 AGM. Also, ECOE […]

Act green in 2020: Could you be ECOE’s new monitoring and maintenance co-ordinator, finance director or bookkeeper?

Act green in 2020: Could you be ECOE’s new monitoring and maintenance co-ordinator, finance director or bookkeeper? A new year will soon be upon us – yet climate and fuel poverty remain pressing problems. If you’re looking for a meaningful way to act, we have exciting opportunities for you. Interested? If so, read on for […]

Charging ahead! 2019 ECOE Community Fund impact and project update

Charging ahead! 2019 ECOE Community Fund impact and project update Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) pride ourselves on our Community Fund. The Fund supports local people and community groups with projects that save energy, fight fuel poverty, and support environmental causes. We awarded the 2019 Fund to Art and Energy, Pinhoe Road Baptist Church, the Estuary […]

Legal work under way for two Solar PV3 sites

Legal work under way for two Solar PV3 sites Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) has successfully pre-registered two local community centre sites for new solar PV installations. We are now working on leases and power purchase agreements (PPAs) with The Beacon Community Centre and Westbank Healthy Living Centre. Pre-registration enables this even though the government closed […]

Meet ECOE’s new chair: Tara Bowers

Meet ECOE’s new chair: Tara Bowers The last few months have seen quite a lot of comings and goings at ECOE. We’re gradually introducing people to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. Next up is Tara Bowers, who will be our chair for the next year, following our […]