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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 […]
December 2, 2021

7 benefits of small-scale hydropower in the city

Hydropower is one of the oldest power sources on the planet. The concept of harnessing energy from flowing water as it spins through a wheel or turbine […]
October 26, 2021

We’re hiring again!

Could you be our new General Manager? This is a new full-time role. We’re seeking an experienced General Manager who’s committed to making a positive environmental […]
September 30, 2021

UK energy in crisis: it’s time to deal with the elephant in the room!

Energy companies going bust. “Insulate Britain” protestors closing down the M25. What’s going on? A lot – and not enough. The UK energy system is a […]
August 31, 2021

Tackling transport

BEC believes we can only address the climate emergency if we work closely with others. That’s why since 2016 we’ve led on the development of Zero West  […]
July 13, 2021

We’re hiring!

We’re delighted to be advertising a brand new, full-time post. We’re seeking an experienced Communications Manager who’s committed to making a positive environmental and social impact. […]
March 2, 2021

Our community investors are leading the net zero transformation

We’ve now used some of the funds from our current share offer to purchase the battery for our microgrid at the new Water Lilies housing development […]
February 11, 2021

We did it!

We’re delighted to announce that our £1.15m grant application to the European Regional Development Fund for our hydro scheme at Netham Weir has been approved!
January 15, 2021

Community Energy – what it is, and where it’s going

Bristol Energy Cooperative is ten years old this year, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far. We’ve been doing it so long now that […]