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 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 […]

New vacancies at ECOE

New vacancies at ECOE Finance Director Our Finance Director, Peter Bowers, is stepping down June 2019, we are therefore looking for a new Finance Director to join our Board. If you know anyone with the skills and available time commitment to fill this important role on our Board, or would like further information about role […]

Powering up Trew’s Weir

Powering up Trew’s Weir The hydro project at Trews Weir has been progressing well. We’ve had our first meeting with the Environment Agency and during that meeting they suggested the disused radial canal might be a possible site for the turbines, rather than in the main weir next to the existing fish pass. We extended […]

170 Home Visits for first season success.

Healthy Homes first season success: 170 home visits Our new project, Healthy Homes for Wellbeing, started in November 2017, and what a busy first season we had. This free energy advice service and free LEAP home visits for those who are eligible, is delivered by 6 fully trained Home Energy Advisers across Exeter, Mid Devon, […]

Did you miss our AGM: Here’s the edited highlights.

Did you miss our AGM: Here’s the highlights There have been lots of changes for ECOE with four new directors being elected and Gill Wyatt now focusing exclusively on her Chief Exec role handing over the role of Chair to Patrick Devine-Wright for the initial year, as the Chair will now be rotated annually. We […]

MBE awarded to Sonya Bedford, ECOE’s legal director

MBE awarded to Sonya Bedford, ECOE’s legal director The Queen has named Sonya Bedford as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in her 2018 birthday honours list. Sonya, who is partner and head of the renewable energy team at Stephens Scown LLP, has received the honour for services to […]