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STOP PRESS! 2nd solar share offer launches on 12 December 2013
Fantastic opportunity for community ownership of the M48 wind farm
Read the latest about a wonderful opportunity for direct community ownership of a local wind farm, with full control over the income it would generate.
The Big 6 versus Renewable Energy
There’s been extensive publicity and debate generated by the recent large rises in the cost of electricity and gas. However, the argument that such rises are 'unavoidable' and are somehow the result of 'green taxes' needs to be challenged. Read more - and switch your supplier
BEC launches Bristol Community Energy Saver
We’ve teamed up with the Bristol Credit Union, to create a special account that helps you save money to invest in a future BEC share offer. Find out more
2013 Annual General Meeting
Another successful AGM! Thanks to all who attended on 12th October, and to those who voted online. Congratulations to directors Andy O'Brien (re-elected) and Chris Speller (newly elected).
BEC featured on www.renewableenergyblog.org
Chris Bird is an environmental activist with a passion for renewable energy. Over the past two years he's been visiting community renewable energy projects in the UK and Ireland, and telling their stories on his blog. Chris came along to our 2012 AGM, and made a short film of the day.
Read Chris' article and watch the video
Our 2012 solar PV share issue:
from over 150 investor-members
on 3 community buildings
Bristol Energy Cooperative is a member of Bristol Energy Network, an umbrella organisation for all grassroots initiatives broadly engaged in energy and sustainability issues within Bristol.