BHESCo Podcast & Radio Show


Catch up with all the latest news, events, tips, and advice with our weekly podcast.



SPECIAL: Click here to listen to Dan Curtis on Radio Reverb’s ‘Brighton Business Show’ talking about the national rollout of smart meters and how this will transform the way we pay for an use energy.



Find past shows on the Mix Cloud page or the Radio Free Brighton website .


Previous episodes:


25-05-2016: Discusses the is impact that ‘Brexit’ will have on environmental policy and climate change



18-05-2016: Kayla Ente Interviews Nat Chase about Climate Change Part Three


27-04-2016: The second instalment of Kayla’s interview with Nat Chase on the topic of climate change.


20-04-2016: This week, Kayla interviews Nat Chase on the subject of climate change (Part One).


13-04-2016: For this show Kayla discusses how money can become a force for good with Dr. Michael Taylor, director and co-founder of Goodmoney CIC, and panellist for Earth Day Brighton.


06-04-2016: In the run up to Earth Day Brighton, Kayla interviews the event Chair Duncan Blinkhorn of Brighton Climate Action Network and founder of Bike Train.


18-2-2016: This week looks at the launch of our Energy Assessment Service, and explains all the ways that homes and businesses can benefit from this great new service to our community.


21-1-16: Discusses the issue of fuel poverty in Brighton and in the UK, and looks at the importance of switching provider in order to not pay too much on energy bills.


5-6-15: Updates on BHESCo following the fundraising launch, as well as discussion of the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the recent £70 million cut to their budget.

29-5-15: Discussion of the Queen’s Speech and the impact on energy and the environment.


22-5-15: Updates on key dates and discussion of the new Secretary of State for Climate Change.


21-5-15: Interview with Alex Hunt (director of the Green Building Partnership, founder of Bright Green Homes) to discuss energy efficiency.


15-5-15: Interview with Karla Rasmussen about the use of sustainable energy sources in Denmark. -correction

Correction: only 116 of the up to 195 wind turbines that were proposed in the E.On consultation document were approved, not 275 as Kayla has said during this show


8-5-15: Interview with Jackie Chase (manager of the Under the Bridge Studio) to discuss the implications of the newly elected government on energy policy.


21-1-15: Discussion of topics including the price of oil and its impact on renewables, staying warm in the winter and cooperatives as an alternative.


8-10-14: Discussion about the importance of communities working together to create low carbon economies and to secure energy for the future.


1-10-14: Discussion of topics including the anticipated weather for the autumn and winter, the BHESCo stall at Fresher’s Week and plans for solar energy in Brighton and Hove with Jackie Chase.


23-7-14: Discussion of the latest eco news including the cabinet reshuffle with Lucy Kimberley.


9-7-14: Discussion about harnessing solar energy in the UK and Germany with Lucy Kimberley.


26-6-14: Discussion of fuel poverty, the Green Deal home improvement fund and the recent Eco Technology Show in Brighton with Lucy Kimberley.


11-06-14: Interview with Jeff Bernard (founder of the Steyning 10:10 Climate Action Group, member of Community Energy South).


4-6-14: Discussion of Energy Performance Certificates and rental properties with Lucy Kimberley.


14-5-14: Discussion of student housing with Lucy Kimberley.


7-5-14: Interview with Nat Chase about the Fifth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report.


9-4-14: Discussion of BHESCo’s ongoing project in Hove and working with the Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum and the West Hove Forum.


14-3-14: Discussion of community energy activities taking place in May.


21-2-14: Interview with Ollie Pendered (founder of Communities Matter, director of BHESCo, director of OVESCo).


30-1-14: Discussion about keeping warm in the winter.