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BHESCo have been awarded £2,500 from Brighton Energy Co-op’s Community Fund to help reduce levels of fuel poverty in the city. The aim of the fund is to support either renewable electricity generation or energy efficiency measures. They have asked BHESCo to deliver free home energy surveys and implement measures for some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.

BHESCo have already completed over 200 free energy surveys around Brighton as part of a ‘Warmth For Wellbeing’ programme, making homes warmer and more comfortable while also reducing monthly energy bills for those who may struggle to keep up.

But with over 15,000 households in the area identified as suffering from fuel poverty, there is still a great deal of work to be done.

BHESCo’s CEO Kayla Ente said.

“We are grateful to Brighton Energy Co-operative for this opportunity to extend our work to more people in our city who are living in cold homes. We will do our best to reach as many people as possible with the funding they have made available for this vital work.”

Brighton Energy Co-op’s Community Fund is paid for by the Feed in Tariffs on BEC’s existing systems and by donations from members.

the crew clubBHESCo will be at the Due East- Whitehawk Community Festival on Saturday 19 July.

When? Saturday 19 July, 12.00-16.00

Where? Crew Club and surrounding fields. Address: 26 Coolham Drive, Brighton, BN2 5QW

What? Discover, play and be entertained at this action-packed community festival in Whitehawk.

Traditonal crafts, outdoor displays, exhibitions, live entertainment, stalls, food, games, sport and children’s activities. Fun for all ages from 12 – 4pm.

BHESCo will be providing information to visitors about BHESCo and energy efficiency within the home.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 


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