June 23, 2022

Going big at Bottle Yard Studios

We’re hopping about with excitement that we can finally unveil our latest project – a massive 1MW solar array on the new Bottle Yard film studios. […]
May 24, 2022

A pathway out of the energy crisis

The words “energy” and “crisis” are almost joined at the hip these days. It is a crisis with many ugly heads – Putin’s invasion of Ukraine […]
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”, […]