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Bristol Fuel Poverty Action Plan

The No Cold Homes steering group has developed a Fuel Poverty Action Plan for Bristol. This is part of the One City Plan, which has the ambition that by 2030, nobody in Bristol will suffer from a cold home due to fuel poverty or their inability to have the necessary insulation and heating. The plan … Continued

New Co-ordinator!

We’ve got a new co-ordinator! Emilia Melville joined the BEN team on the 7th July. She is here to support members and energy champions, and to keep everyone up to date with communications. Emilia’s been involved with community energy in Bristol for a long time, and was one of the founders of the Bristol Energy … Continued

We’re looking for a new Co-ordinator!

Hours: Part-time (0.4FTE) equivalent to 2 days a week Salary: £21,000pa (pro rata) Location: Currently based at Thriving Places, Canningford House, 38 Victoria St, Avon, Bristol BS1 6BY. Relocating to Brunswick Court Brunswick Square, St Pauls, Bristol BS2 8PE, in July. Bristol Energy Network or BEN ( is an umbrella organisation for all community energy … Continued

FutureProof Update

Progress report 16th May 2020 FutureProof services support homeowners and builders in the West of England to carry out energy saving improvements and refurbishments with confidence. BEN has been engaged to signpost new builders to the training and development scheme, carry out research about how much energy efficiency measures are considered in home-building improvements and to … Continued

BEN Virtual Open Meeting

Update on City Leap, BEN and BEN member activities BEN held its first ever Virtual Open Meeting (via Zoom) on Wednesday 29th April 2020 at 6.30pm. Attendees: Peninah Achieng, Mike Andrews, Suzanne Audrey, Liz Barling, Vicky Beckwith, Jamie Beevor, Caroline Bird, Andy Birkett, Diana Davey, Sarah Diver, Caroline Ennion, Martin Fodor, Richard Hancock, Jamie Hanlon, Julian Jones, Jenny Howard-Coles, Andy Kent, Mark … Continued

The BEN April newsletter is out now!

The newsletter for April has just been sent out. Check it out here! If you’re not on our mailing list, to receive it directly – sign up here.

Coronavirus update

Following Government guidance, BEN staff are now all working from home and arranging virtual meetings. We will continue to post useful information on the website, social media and in our monthly newsletter. Please share anything that you think would be useful for others, especially from our neighbouring counties in the Greater Bristol Area, with Caroline … Continued


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