Empowering Energy Education: BEC’s Work in Local Schools

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Long-Term Business Electricity Costs: Navigating a Changing Landscape

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Community-Driven Excellence: BEC’s Cutting-Edge Renewable Energy Projects

In the past 14 yeras, Brighton Energy Coop (BEC) has emerged as a prominent...
What is Community Energy?

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Empowering Communities with Local Renewable Energy Clean energy means our energy system is evolving. Let's face it: the old thinking of the large, polluting plants no longer works, and it has not worked for a long time.  Over the last fifteen years energy generation...

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Community Energy arrives at Newhaven Port!

Community Energy arrives at Newhaven Port!

BEC's Bond kicks off community solar at Newhaven All 570 panels of our latest Newhaven Port 300kW system are go!  The Witness Test was officially signed off on Monday (6th Feb).  The port is our second major infrastructure partner in Sussex.  BEC Co-founder, Will...

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Brighton Energy Winter Solar News 2023

Brighton Energy Winter Solar News 2023

Summer Buzzed With Our Solar Projects, BBQ & Film Screening In this issue... BEC raises £700k in 1 month Our new solar projects kick off with Cardinal Newman Catholic School We wrap up our EU-funded Solar Grant scheme; 33 businesses received funds We host ‘The...

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2022 Smashes BEC’s Solar Production Records

2022 Smashes BEC’s Solar Production Records

HIP HIP HOORAY! BEC's core objective is to take local action on #climatechange.  Part of that involves building new solar systems. But it also involves making our solar systems work as efficiently as possible. The metric that BEC uses for working out how much energy...

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How Are We Doing? Please Tell Us.

How Are We Doing? Please Tell Us.

We want to hear from you! Please complete this super short survey. This is your energy co-operative so we want to hear your voices.  We can't do any of this great community renewable energy work without you. As part of Community Energy Fortnight 2023 we're collecting...

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BEC Business Solar Spotlight

BEC Business Solar Spotlight

Brighton Energy Co-op fully funded Solar at Brighton MET CollegeBills be Gone: Solar Provides Light Relief on Energy Prices Energy prices are still at historic highs - and with no end in sight businesses are increasingly hunting out alternative ways of getting their...

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Brighton Energy Spring Solar News 2023

Brighton Energy Spring Solar News 2023

What’s On The Horizon For Brighton Energy This Spring? In this issue... A Bumper Pipeline of Solar Projects 10 Local Businesses Receive One of Our EU-funded Solar Grants  BEC Bond Offer Update BEC’s Consultancy Launched Pioneering New Local Energy Community We’ve Been...

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Since 2010 we’ve raised over £3M, have 600 members and have built 63 sites

Money raised (£)

Members

Sites Built

 

 “None of this would be possible without you.

BEC isn’t backed by venture capitalists or private equity, pension funds or fossil fuel companies. The only money we get is from you, our Members.
The £3 million we’ve raised to date is purely community investment.
We’ve no debt, and 80% of the money is from Brighton itself.

 This is community energy in action!”

 

 

 

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Contact us here with any of your questions about Brighton Energy Co-op, community energy, sustainable investment or our#SolarForSchools campaign.

Office 7, 47 Montpelier Rd, Brighton BN1 3BA

info@brightonenergy.org.uk

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