Job vacancy: Partnership and Development Manager

Context The organisation is going through an exciting period of growth and change. In the last three years Bristol Energy Network has attracted larger funding from Bristol City Council, along with some small grant funding. We’re currently looking for a Partnership and Development Manager to support our organisation’s sustainable growth at this important time in our … Continued

BEN 2017 AGM

Bristol Energy Network’s 2017 AGM took place on Wednesday 6 December at the Bristol Energy Hub on the Waterfront.  The AGM was attended by around 25 people from across the community energy field in Bristol. The event kicked off with a talk from Green Party councilor Cleo Lake who gave a fascinating talk covering her own personal … Continued

Bristol Community Energy Fund case studies

We now have a collection of case studies of projects supported through the Bristol Community Energy Fund. Use the links below to find out more about what groups achieved with the funding: Ambition Lawrence Weston case study Ashley Community Housing case study Awaz Utaoh case study Bristol Playbus case study CHEESE Project case study Demand … Continued

Job Vacancy – Network Administrator

BEN is currently recruiting a part-time administrator to provide the central co-ordination, communication and administration functions of the network.    Role Summary The role will provide the core administration function for Bristol Energy Network, enabling it to bring together, communicate with and support its members and to participate directly and through its members in the … Continued

Job Vacancy – Partnership and Development Manager

Bristol Energy Network is currently recruiting for a new Partnership Development Manager. This is a new role for BEN as the organisation is going through an exciting period of growth and change. In the last three years Bristol Energy Network has attracted larger scale funding from Bristol City Council, along with some small grant funding. … Continued

Bristol Community Energy Fund open for applications

The Bristol Community Energy Fund is open for applications, with a deadline of 15 January. What is the Bristol Community Energy Fund Grant Fund? The Bristol Community Energy Fund is a Bristol City Council initiative with seed funding from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Bristol City Council is working with Quartet … Continued

Reasons to consider having a Smart Meter in your home

Our energy system is changing. One of those changes is the free roll-out of smart meters. Smart meters will provide you with up to date information on how much gas and electric you’re using, as well as providing exact meter readings to suppliers to ensure you’re only charged for what you use. Your energy supplier … Continued

BEN recruiting new board members

Energy is an important aspect of all our lives. We use energy, such as electricity and gas, to heat our homes and buildings, heat water, cook our food and much more. However, our current energy system is not working: many people cannot afford the energy they need and most of our energy comes from burning … Continued

CHEESE Project updates

The CHEESE (Cold Homes Energy Efficiency Survey Experts) Project has been selected as one of five organisations to appear at the open bidding for funding evening of The Funding Network on 12th October at TLT Solicitors, 1 Redcliffe Street, BS1 6TP at 6pm. If you have got a full wallet come along! But get a … Continued

Centre for Sustainable Energy job vacancies

Centre for Sustainable Energy have two job vacancies currently: Fuel Poverty Advisor CSE are looking for a well-organised fuel poverty advisor to provide appropriate telephone and face-to-face advice on all aspects of domestic energy efficiency including home insulation, correct use of heating controls, energy bills and renewables. Closing date: Noon on Tuesday, 10 October 2017  More … Continued

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