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 […]

AGM Invite 2018

ECOE Annual General Meeting Tuesday 5th June 2018, 18.45 to 20.45 at The Meeting Room, Stephens Scown LLP, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1RS Come along and hear what ECOE has been doing this last year and play a part in shaping the future direction of ECOE. The annual report and accounts will be presented and members […]

Full report of the 2017 members survey

Full report of the 2017 members survey The report provides a detailed description of the findings of the Members Survey undertaken by ECOE in 2017. A total of 101 members participated in the study, a response rate of just less than 50%. People purchased shares, and thus became members, for diverse reasons. These motivations can […]

Community Fund Allocation Event plus update of new projects and the member survey

ECOE Community Fund Allocation Event plus updates of new projects and the members survey 2017/2018 Following a great Community Fund Allocation Event on Tues 16th January at 18.30, awards were made for the full amounts to all three applicants. Congratulations to: Wonford Community and learning Centre who received £996 for a new display that will […]

Members Survey – Initial Findings

Members’ Survey – Initial Findings Huge thanks to everyone who completed the members’ survey in September. We achieved a response rate of almost 50%, with 101 completed surveys, which is excellent. Here we present some initial findings from the data, under four headings. A comprehensive report detailing the survey findings will be available in January. […]

Heat Event: Summary & Presentations

Heat event: Summary and presentations Howard Smith, Dextco and ECC Dextco is proposing a combined heat and power network, covering the two hospital sites, City Centre new developments, St Lukes with maybe an extension to County Hall, the prison and the University of Exeter. Interlinking housing could be connected to the network but it is […]