BEN is recruiting!

Join BEN as our NEW Communications Officer! BEN is delighted to offer this fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Communications Officer. Hours: Short term, part-time – 1 day (7.5 hours) per week for 3 monthsLocation: Happy City, Canningford House, 38 Victoria St, Avon, Bristol BS1 6BYSalary: £19,500 pro-rata If you like working as part … Continued

June Newsflash

With more information about the June BEN Open Meeting in Lockleaze, our Member of the Month – Low Carbon Gordano AND an update and further training for the Energy Champions! Don’t miss it!

‘Spring into Summer’ BEN Newsflash

This latest newsflash has information about training for Energy Champions coming soon and an update on the Spotlight on Solar meeting. Catch it here!

BEN Newsletter – May 2019

Click here to access our latest newsletter with information about our latest projects to help tackle climate change, and Member of the Month – Hartcliffe and Withywood Community Partnership!

BEN’s April Newsflash

This first ever newsflash announces the Spotlight on Solar meeting and looks in-depth into those busy bees at Bedminster Energy Group have been up to!

Green light for the City Leap

Bristol’s Cabinet supports the City Leap – but what does this mean for Community Energy? Following the Cabinet decision on the 2nd April (the papers and the webcast are here) to progress with the City Leap, we interviewed David Tudgey, the Project Development Officer for Bristol Energy Network to understand more about this important decision … Continued

Rooftop Solar Farm for Lockleaze

Low Carbon Gordano and Lockleaze Neighbourhood Trust have been invited to work up a project plan by Power To Change Trust, which will hopefully lead to a £100,000 grant from the Next Generation energy award scheme. This starts with a funded R&D phase with the Centre for Sustainable Energy, Bristol Energy Company and Zero Carbon Bristol to … Continued

BEN’s response to WECA’s Regional Energy Strategy

The presentation that effectively forms the WECA Regional Strategy to be submitted to BEIS is now available. CSE have also published a news piece about their report, to which BEN contributed through the stakeholder event in February 2018. WECA is meeting to agree this strategy on Friday 1st February and BEN has collaborated with its members to … Continued

Fancy installing solar but can’t quite afford it?

Bristol Credit Union (BCU) have recently launched a new Solar Loan, for householders, business property owners, and community building owners to take advantage of the Government’s Feed-in Tariff (FiT). The limited-time loan offer is specifically for those looking to benefit from solar PV generation before the FiT ceases in March 2019, and we’d really value … Continued


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