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Why Extinction Rebellion’s Strategy Might Just Work

Support for Extinction Rebellion is found in surprising places After the...

The Oil Regulator and its Three Stooges – the Industry’s Denial machine

Last month, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) suspended beleagured fracker...
General Election and Energy

Fixing UK Solar at the General Election – What can Politicians do?

It's likely a general election is just around the corner. Boris Johnson's...
Invest in solar for schools

£800,000 Invested – Join Brighton Energy Coop and Lets Get More Schools Going Solar!

  As the millions of people planting trees in Ethiopia this week showed...
Are Solar  Farms The Answer For Renewable Energy?

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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“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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