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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Community fund impact – Art and Energy and beyond

Community fund impact – Art and Energy and beyond This year ECOE made £4,100 available via its community fund, and we allocated it in January, as previously discussed in this post. We granted £1,400 to Art and Energy for creative solar workshops making renewable energy both fun and inspirational. In May they told ECOE that ‘This […]

‘So you’ve declared a Climate Emergency, now what?’ – event report

‘So you’ve declared a Climate Emergency, now what?’ – event report On May 23rd our director, environmental social scientist Patrick Devine-Wright, chaired a public event that asked the above question at the University of Exeter. The University’s new Global Systems Institute organised the event, together with ECOE and Transition Exeter. As a result of this topic’s importance, […]

ECOE needs you (again) – seeking directors and volunteers

ECOE needs you (again) – seeking directors and volunteers Peter Bowers and Miles Davey stood down from the board at the last AGM, so we need new directors! This is your chance to do something real to address the climate emergency. We welcome anyone with the interest and passion to help ECOE. We’d be especially […]

Energy support for the vulnerable: The social justice and environmental benefits

Energy support for the vulnerable: The social justice and environmental benefits ECOE’s roots were Transition Exeter, and the Transition movement has always had the twin goals of the environment and social justice. However, the environment has perhaps often been the priority. When ECOE was founded we wanted to install lots of community-owned solar PV on […]

Meet the new people at ECOE: Matthew Axe

Meet the new people at ECOE: Matthew Axe The last few months have seen quite a lot of comings and goings at ECOE. We’re gradually introducing the new faces to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. Next up is Matthew Axe, who joined our Health Homes for Wellbeing […]

Meet the new people at ECOE: Sarah Rock-Evans

Meet the new people at ECOE: Sarah Rock-Evans The last few months have seen quite a lot of comings and goings at ECOE. We’re gradually introducing the new faces to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. Next up is Sarah Rock-Evans, who joined our Health Homes for Wellbeing […]