Call for applications for 2020 ECOE Community Fund grants

Call for applications for 2020 ECOE Community Fund grants After a successful third 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 2020, we have a […]

Wise Up About Fuel Poverty with ECOE and Ben Bradshaw at 2pm on Friday 27 November

Wise Up About Fuel Poverty with ECOE and Ben Bradshaw at 2pm on Friday 27 November This winter could be the most devastating for fuel poor customers in years. Those who were already struggling with their energy costs may find that they are plunged deeper into crisis, while others who may have never been worried […]

Please donate to the 2020 Winter Warmth appeal and share a little warmth this winter

Please donate to the 2020 Winter Warmth appeal and share a little warmth this winter Healthy Homes for Wellbeing, run by Exeter Community Energy (ECOE), needs you to help us help clients like an 85-year-old man whose lack of heating recently nearly made him homeless. He was just one of many people in Devon at […]

Watch again: Wise Up About Green Retrofit with ECOE’s Webinar

Watch again: Wise Up About Green Retrofit with ECOE’s Webinar Energy generation, distribution and use is changing radically. Today, renewable energy is cheaper than ever, whereas fossil-fuels are dangerous for climate change. Meanwhile, new technologies could radically re-shape our homes, workplaces and communities. ECOE therefore wants to improve people’s energy literacy. Therefore, we want everybody […]

Green Homes Grant faces installer and efficiency problems

Green Homes Grant faces installer and efficiency problems by ECOE director Alastair Mumford The recent Green Homes Grant is a welcome initiative from what has been a reluctant government to deal with the UK’s poorly performing housing. But are there problems ahead? The Green Homes Grant is a £2 billion initiative by the government that […]

New Season update from Healthy Homes

New Season update from Healthy Homes The pandemic has brought many challenges, not least to the vulnerable residents in our community. We have been busy working behind the scenes to ensure we are ready to help those most in need this Autumn/Winter. LEAP Relaunches Our home visits with Local Energy Advice Partnership (LEAP) stopped in […]

Watch again: Wise Up About Solar Power with ECOE’s Webinar

Watch again: Wise Up About Solar Power with ECOE’s Webinar Energy generation, distribution and use is changing radically. Today, renewable energy is cheaper than ever, whereas fossil-fuels are dangerous for climate change. Meanwhile, new technologies could radically re-shape our homes, workplaces and communities. ECOE therefore wants to improve people’s energy literacy. We want everybody to […]

Meet the new people at ECOE: Stacia Ryder

Meet the new people at ECOE: Stacia Ryder The ECOE team continues to evolve with time. We’re keeping you up to date on the new faces to you so that you don’t wonder who they are when you meet them. Here, we introduce Stacia Ryder, who is helping assess ECOE’s impact and support our funding […]

Solar power generation starts at The Beacon and Westbank – new ECOE loans coming soon

Solar power generation starts at The Beacon and Westbank – new ECOE loans coming soon Here’s some positive news amid the gloom. ECOE is successfully generating electricity at two new sites – The Beacon Community Centre on Beacon Lane, and Westbank in Exminster. We got the formal installation certificate for the 29.9kW project at The […]

Spring into helping ECOE help Exeter and Devon

Spring into helping ECOE help Exeter and Devon As we hope to emerge from what has felt like an especially bleak winter, why not brighten your days with us? Exeter Community Energy is helping tackle some of today’s biggest problems, from climate change to fuel poverty. But we’re so busy we always need help. So, […]