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Only 700 more Signatures to Force East Sussex to Debate Divestment

From Divest East Sussex - add your signature here Dear friends, With polls...

Green and sustainability-linked loan market breaks $100bn barrier

Interesting from Environmental Finance: The combined total of all green and...

Gatwick Earthquakes: Regulators on Shaky Ground as Oil Company Denies Link

On 4th May the British Geological Survey (BGS) received more than 100 reports...

£15m Community Benefit Fund now being decided – Support Community Energy and Have Your Say!

Dear All, The call to action is in response to GTRailways (Southern,...

THREE New Community Solar Projects are go!

BEC Launches THREE New Community Solar Projects - Get Involved! Well - here it is. Today sees the kick off for the first of our new solar projects for this year: THREE new community-owned solar installations in our area. You can help us get these exciting projects off...

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Feed in Tariffs to end in 2019 – what’s next?

April 2019 update - BEC secures exemptions to the end of FITs at THIRTY sites See here for details January 2018: The UK Treasury quietly released a document late last year which signalled the end of the UK's popular renewable energy scheme, the Feed in Tariff. Late in...

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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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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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