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Bannerton Solar Farm

Are Solar Farms The Answer For Renewable Energy?

Humans consume 221 tonnes of coal, 1,066 barrels of oil, and 93,000 metric...
Ore Valley Solar by BEC

BEC raises £400,000 for New Community Solar – Help Us get to £1/2 MILLION!

Last week Brighton Energy Coop hit a major target – we've raised just over...

VIDEO: 250kWp new Community Owned solar at Ore Valley College

Recently completed BEC Community Solar at Ore Valley College near Hastings,...

Feed in Tariffs Scrapped – but BEC Gets Exemptions at THIRTY New Solar Sites

There's been a lot of talk about the end of the solar subsidy known as Feed in...

Are Solar Farms The Answer For Renewable Energy?

Humans consume 221 tonnes of coal, 1,066 barrels of oil, and 93,000 metric cubes of natural gas every second. The greenhouse gases released through burning these fossil fuels have a disastrous effect on our planet. Scientists warn that we face catastrophic and...

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In just 8 years we’ve raised over £1.7M, have 400 members and have built 26 sites

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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.
The £1.7 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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Office 7, 47 Montpelier Rd, Brighton BN1 3BA

info@brightonenergy.org.uk

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