Meet the new people at ECOE: Andy Extance

Meet the new people at ECOE: Andy Extance The last few months have seen quite a lot of comings and goings at ECOE. We’ll be gradually introducing the new faces to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. First up is Andy Extance, who joined the board as a […]

Healthy Homes keeps on growing

Healthy Homes keeps on growing It has been a busy winter so far for our Healthy Homes team. Each month the diaries of our four home energy advisors are full with LEAP home visits, drop-in clinics and talks to community groups. And across our region, which now covers Exeter, Mid Devon. East Devon, Teignbridge and […]

Hopeful news on new Solar PV 3 installations

Hopeful news on new Solar PV 3 installations With the government intending to close the Feed-In Tariffs (FITs) Scheme to new applications after 31 March 2019, ECOE is working hard to develop new solar PV prospects. We are almost ready to apply to pre-register for FITs at our most advanced site, The Beacon Community Centre, […]

ECOE community fund awards showcase Exeter’s commitment to saving energy and fighting fuel poverty

ECOE community fund awards showcase Exeter’s commitment to saving energy and fighting fuel poverty   Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) is proud to support local people save energy and fight fuel poverty through our community fund – but this year, the applicants made our life extremely difficult. We had four proposals aiming to inspire children, make […]

Want a more local energy system that puts you in control? Come talk to us!

Want a more local energy system that puts you in control? Come talk to us! Thursday 14th March 16.30 to 18.30 Regen, Bradninch Court, Castle St, Exeter, EX4 3PL (See on Google Maps) RSVP to alastair@ecoe.org.uk We at ECOE want you to shape an app to help people take control of their energy consumption by prioritising […]

Come to the ECOE Community Fund Allocation Event on January 30th!

ECOE Community Fund Allocation Event, plus – news updates from ECOE’s projects Wednesday 30th January 18.30 to 20.30 The Meeting Room, Stephens Scown LLP, Curzon House, Southernhay, Exeter, EX1 1RS(See on Google Maps)RSVP to patrick@ecoe.org.uk HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all! For our first meeting of 2019, come along and get an update about what […]

Healthy Homes project busier than ever

Healthy Homes project busier than ever Our Healthy Homes team of advisors has been keeping busy all summer long, with events, energy advice clinics, training and home visits, which has seen our numbers of homes helped rise significantly. To 30th September our figures were : 540 Enquiries/One to Ones at clinics, talks etc 286 LEAP […]

Call for applications for 2018 ECOE Community Fund grants

Call for applications for 2018 ECOE Community Fund grants After a successful first 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 2018, we have £4,100 […]

Trews Weir hydro project runs aground

Trews Weir hydro project runs aground Unfortunately the Trews Weir hydroelectric project that ECOE has been developing won’t be going ahead, despite a lot of hard work and lots going well with regards the design, feasibility and being financially viable. We’d also got back our response from the pre-application to the Environment Agency However when […]

ECOE set to enter a new era as our CEO Gill stands down – plus loans and share repayments

ECOE set to enter a new era After an eventful few months for Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) that has seen our achievements recognised we now enter a period of transition. Shortlisted for two awards The significance of what ECOE has done is shown by our inclusion on two award shortlists. One is Community Energy England’s […]