BEC in the News

Brighton Energy Co-op starts generating solar at port of Newhaven

How could Labour’s local power plan work?

Brighton Energy Coop’s Matt Brown on government’s energy policy commitments – AP News

June 2024

Brighton Energy Co-operative announces a raft of new projects

Energy minister praises solar project to the skies

Solar project could light up investors

Will from BEC & Jason from GenFit installing solar panels at Rathfinny Wine Estate

“Less talk and more action has seen one Brighton man help lead the way in the renewable energy battle”

Brighton Energy at Shoreham Port

Solar project could light up investors


The Shoreham Herald covers the story of the switch on of our new array – with video of Shoreham Port Chief Executive Rodney Lunn on site

January 2014

The Brighton Argus reports that David Cameron is set to visit Brighton Energy Coop “before too long” after being invited by Green MP Caroline Lucas

Good Energy talk about how Brighton Energy Coop is helping locals take control of their energy future

December 2013

Will from Brighton Energy Coop talks on Radio Free Brighton about our latest share scheme, co-operative renewable energy, energy bills and the future for green energy

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is a popular way into renewable energy investing. Many organisations – such as Brighton Energy Coop – use EIS benefits as a way to boost cash returns. See more on the Trillion Fund website.

The Shoreham Herald on how Brighton Energy Coop electricity savings helped support City Coast Church pay for their Christmas Carol service.

November 2013

Solar Power Portal reports on how BEC raises £280,000 in five weeks (November 2013)

The Brighton Argus covers the initial weeks of our 2013 share raise as we gain £150,000 investment in 2 weeks.

The launch of our 2013 share raise covered in the Brighton Argus.


BBC TV covers the launch of our first share offer: