Meet the new people at ECOE: Giles Booth, marketing director

We love it when people step up to join the ECOE team, and also love introducing you to the new faces to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. Our latest new recruit is Giles Booth, our new marketing director. What is your role at ECOE? I’m delighted to […]

ECOE starts 2023 with more award success

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) started 2023 with a ‘highly commended’ award for Fuel Poverty Action at Community Energy England’s awards. Four members of the ECOE team were at City Hall in London on January 20th to collect the award. Healthy Homes for Wellbeing Project Manager and ECOE Director Tara Bowers also told 150 attendees about […]

New roles at ECOE: Solar PV Project Manager, Operations Manager, Debt and Benefits Adviser and Home Energy Adviser

Exeter Community Energy has four new roles open to applicants! They are: Solar PV Project Manager Renewable energy project management skills needed to expand Devon-based organisation’s generation assets principally in the Exeter area. What will you be doing? Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) is looking for a new Solar PV Project Manager. The successful candidate will […]

Healthy Homes’ fifth birthday celebrates £2.6m contribution

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE)’s Healthy Homes for Wellbeing project turned five in November 2022, but the twist was that it is celebrating what it has given the local community. It has supported over 5,000 households, including 2,400 home visits. In total it has saved them more than £2.6 million and prevented more than 1,000 tonnes […]

ECOE wins Exeter Sustainability Award 2022

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) is the winner of the Community Group/Charity/Non-Profit category in this year’s Exeter Sustainability Awards. The awards follow Exeter City Council declaring a commitment to make Exeter carbon neutral by 2030. In particular they recognise and champion those who are making strides in this area. Princesshay Exeter, Exeter City Futures, Exeter City […]

ECOE community fund warms Exeter and enters virtual reality

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) has awarded £5,307 in grants to five local groups to make buildings greener – including virtual reality energy efficiency education. ECOE’s community fund provides grants to groups in and near Exeter working on clean energy and fuel poverty. The fund draws on the income from our ten solar power sites, donations […]

Meet the new people at ECOE: Ionna Trofimova-Elliot, finance director

Hopefully you’ve read posts introducing you to the ECOE team before. We like to keep you up to date on the new faces to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. Today we introduce Ionna Trofimova-Elliot, our new finance director. What is your role at ECOE? My responsibility is […]

Meet the new people at ECOE: Emma Sueref, director

Hopefully you’ve read posts introducing you to the ECOE team before. We like to keep you up to date on the new faces to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. Today we introduce Emma Sueref. What is your role at ECOE? I have joined the ECOE team as […]

Nominate five-acre Devon fields for solar or wind farms

People in Devon can now put forward fields to help the climate and cost of living crisis. That is thanks to a project called Power Allotments, Devon. Do you or your neighbours know an insignificant five-acre field of poor agricultural value? Similarly, is there a field tucked away out of view behind hedges or sandwiched […]

Exeter Community Energy named a finalist in four Community Energy England awards

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) has successfully earned four shortlist places in the Community Energy England awards 2022, the most of any organisation entering the awards. ECOE is a finalist in the Fuel Poverty Action, Social and Environmental Impact, Community Energy Organisation of the Year and Community Energy Champion (Team) awards. The winners will be announced […]