Updates, opinion and events

September 28, 2022

How has the energy crisis impacted our community energy coop?

A few members and supporters have been in touch asking how the energy crisis has impacted the coop. In this quick Q&A we cover some of […]
July 25, 2022

Energy efficiency a key theme in Megawatt fund 2022

Energy efficiency was the key theme in this year’s Megawatt Community Energy Fund. We set up the fund in 2017 to help groups in and around […]
July 13, 2022

Four times more solar at Bristol Beacon

Bristol’s music scene is about to get a green boost! Later this year, we’ll be putting 348 solar panels on the rooftop of the iconic Bristol […]
July 4, 2022

Thanks to all our investors!

Our eighth share offer closed this week, and wow, what an achievement. Over the course of six months, 478 people came together to raise a staggering […]
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. […]