More News & Events (November)

More News & Events (November) New Models for Community Energy Stephens Scown, Exeter 12.30 to 18.00. This Regen SW event will help groups to evaluate new business models and funding options, as well as understand how grid connections are a key element of renewable energy developments and the huge impact and opportunities they can present. […]

News about ECOE

News about ECOE There’s lots to tell you about since our last newsletter We’re really chuffed to have been shortlisted for the Community Energy England annual award for the community renewable energy project award. We’re one of seven community energy groups and we’ll be finding out on 3rd Sept at the awards ceremony. Solar PV […]

Upcoming ECOE Events

Upcoming ECOE Events Offgrid Festival Fri 12-14th Sept, Goffins Land, Exeter Sonya Bedford, our Director is speaking on Community Energy Solutions on Sat 10.00 in the college with Gill Wyatt.  Read more. You can also hear Sonya’s band at 18.00 on Friday. Not to be missed!! On Sunday ECOE is part of the conference programme. […]

News from Our Team and Vol Opps

News from Our Team including Volunteering Opportunities We have a new Finance Director A very big welcome to Peter Bowers. His background is in management accountancy within the Insurance and Pension industry, now retired we wants to help ECOE with its finances. Perfect timing and we’re all looking forward to working with Peter and being […]

Wed March 2nd ECOE: Working Together

ECOE: Working Together Wed 2nd March at 18.45 for a 19.00 start The Meeting Room, Stephens Scown Solicitors, Southernhay, Exeter . All of our new members, volunteers and supporters are invited to this our first event in 2016. The first part of the evening will be an update on Solar PV 1 and membership services […]

ECOE News and Events

ECOE News and Events There will not be a second Community Share Offer in January 2016 as previously planned. This is no longer required due to funds being raised in November. If you are a new Member/Shareholder, your Share Certificate will be issued on/by December 14th. Visit our new Members Page for more. We are working with […]

July projects update

July Projects Update Solar PV1 We continue to progress our rooftop PV project Solar PV1, working through contacts we obtained from a roof survey commissioned earlier in the year. Our project management team and a group of dedicated volunteers getting in touch with a wide range of community organisations, charities and local businesses and hopefully […]

Public Meeting and AGM – Report

ECOE Public meeting and AGM – Report We had a great turnout for our public meeting and AGM on Monday 22d June – thanks to everyone who came. It was, as always, a really engaging and positive event, focusing on a review of our first year and future possibilities including renewable heat, local energy supply, […]

Ground mount solar: An update and clarification

Ground mount solar: An update and clarification ECOE wants to clarify the situation regarding previously saying the ground mount solar opportunity involved no high grade agricultural land. We initially thought the offer involved a 5MW site (originally 7.5MW including Grade 2 land) + a 4MW site ie the Grade 2 land had been taken out. […]

June update on Solar PV1

June update on Solar PV1 Our main focus at the moment is working through the data we commissioned from mapping experts Bluesky, which gave us a database of over 300 roofs in Exeter that could be suitable for our project. We have now sorted them into categories and we’re focusing initially on local businesses, charities […]