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Create positive change with your savings

Would you like to be involved in taking action on the climate crisis? This is an opportunity to invest your money in a cleaner, greener and fairer future, and become a member of a community energy cooperative.

We’re seeking £2 million to enable us to continue growing Bristol’s community-owned green energy supply. We welcome investments of £100-£100,000 and are offering a projected return of 3.5% per annum.

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GET SOLAR PV ON YOUR BUILDINGS

Are you a school, business or community organisation in Bristol?

We can install free solar panels on your rooftops and save you money on your electricity bills.

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Why invest in renewables?

  • Financial returns on your investment
  • Delivers for the environment
  • Helps our community through a benefit fund
May 10, 2022

Q&A with our newest member: The Cooperative Press

The Cooperative Press has taken the bold and positive step of investing in the Bristol Energy Cooperative. The £5000 investment will help develop an array of […]
May 3, 2022

Megawatt Community Energy Fund opens for a fifth time

Now, more than ever, communities need support to tackle the two big issues of the moment; carbon reduction and fuel poverty. The Megawatt Community Energy Fund […]
April 30, 2022

We’re hiring again!

Could you be our new administrator? This part-time role is a perfect fit for an all-round coordinator or administrator looking to work in our purpose-led company. […]
March 31, 2022

Share offer extended – and we’re doubling our target!

We launched our eighth share offer on 23rd December 2021, aiming to raise £1million in 3 months. Now we’re doubling that target! By the end of […]
March 16, 2022

Weston-super-Mare going green with “Curry and Conversation” workshops

They say the way to one’s heart is through their stomach. This might explain the brilliant success of the Curry and Conversation workshops set up by […]
March 10, 2022

10 years of solar generation at Hamilton House

Hamilton House was BEC’s first ever solar rooftop project, installed in July 2011. 10 years on, we visited this thriving community hub in the heart of […]
March 8, 2022

4 fantastic women working in community energy

International Women’s Day provides an important moment to celebrate the fantastic women working in community energy. Diversity within the sustainability industry has been described as “shocking”, […]
February 21, 2022

Powering new homes with smart microgrids

Increasingly, we hear about smart* technologies in our homes, for heating, lighting, and even food ordering. These technologies can bring convenience and a personalised experience. In […]
January 24, 2022

Insulate your home the smart way, with C.H.E.E.S.E

We all know that insulating our homes is an important way of saving energy and bills. The gas price hike is making the case even stronger […]
December 20, 2021

Why people are choosing to donate their Winter Fuel Payment

Charities and community groups across the UK have been making a request this winter: please donate your Winter Fuel Payment. “Heat or Eat dilemma” The charity […]
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