BHESCo’s technical expertise and unique financing help our customers drive down energy costs and carbon emissions.

BHESCo’s technical expertise and unique financing help our customers drive down energy costs and carbon emissions.

Brighton and Hove Energy Services Co-operative (BHESCo) is a social enterprise dedicated to accelerating the transition to efficient buildings and local sustainable energy.

BHESCo is considered an exemplar within the UK community energy sector, recognised for the depth of  our knowledge, the excellence of our project delivery, and the strength of our community relationships.

Whether you are a homeowner, a business owner, a school governor or a town Councillor, we would love to help you meet your clean energy goals.

Click to learn more about our range of services:

Project Consultancy

Our experienced project team can answer your questions over a telephone or video call

On-site Energy Survey

Our Energy Saving Service will quickly identify the most cost-effective opportunities to improve thermal efficiency and generate renewable energy

Project Management

Let the BHESCo team take care of every aspect of your energy project, from design and installation to performance monitoring

Finance & Fundraising

Meet the upfront cost of your energy improvements through BHESCo's innovative 'Pay As You Save' financing initiative.

BHESCo’s outstanding technical knowledge and passion for green energy has delivered over sixty renewable energy and energy saving projects across Sussex, from Brighton to Lewes, from Hove to Horsham.

Over their operational lifetime, these projects will lower costs on behalf of our customers by nearly £2 million and reduce carbon emissions by over 7,000 tonnes.

Get in contact to learn more about how we have helped customers just like you transform their property into a model of warm, affordable, low-carbon living. 

Our Typical Energy Project Customers

Please click on the customer types below for more detailed information on how we work with different sector and industries. 

Blocks of flats


Office space

Fitness & Leisure

Industrial estates

Wine estates & vineyards

Schools & colleges

Care homes


Blocks of Flats

Fitness & Leisure

Office Space

Industrial Estates

Wine estates & Vineyards

Schools & Colleges

Care Homes

BHESCo named Winners of the 2024 Sussex Chamber of Commerce Planet Saver Award

Our innovative business model has been recognised by the Sussex Chamber of Commerce who named BHESCo as winner of the Planet Saver category at their 2024 business awards ceremony. The award was sponsored by the University of Sussex.

How can you get involved with community energy?
Decarbonise your home

A visit from our Energy Saving Team will quickly identify where you are wasting heat and power in your home and recommend the most cost-effective solutions to drive down energy costs and carbon emissions.

Decarbonise your organisation

Using our ‘Pay As You Save’ financing BHESCo have completed 60+ community energy projects which deliver huge economic and environmental benefits for our customers. Find out more and start a project yourself.

Decarbonise your community

Our services are available to town and parish councils who want to benefit from our technical expertise and economic modelling to support the development of a Local Area Energy Plan in their community.

Request a talk from an energy advsor

The BHESCo team provide regular talks for groups in Brighton and Hove who want to lower their energy costs and carbon emissions. Get in contact if you would like us to come and speak to your group or organisation. 

Carbon neutral communities programme

BHESCo are working with residents in the ‘4 Streets in Hove’ neighbourhood to develop a community-level package of energy efficiency and renewable energy installations that will drive down long-term heating costs and carbon emissions. 

Why work with BHESCo for your energy project?

BHESCo was established to help property owners take action on climate change. Our team is driven by a desire to accelerate the transition away from fossil fuels and you can be absolutely certain we will do everything in our power to make your low-carbon project a great success.

Our tried and tested ‘Pay-As-You-Save’ financing means there is no upfront cost to you. The energy project is funded by our co-operative members who invest their money in energy saving and energy generating technologies.

The outstanding quality of our technical expertise guarantees that you benefit from the most effective method of meeting your heat and power demands.

As a not-for-profit social enterprise, BHESCo will always design the most cost-effective solution for your property. We are independent and we do not receive sales commission. You can have complete confidence that our recommendations can be trusted.

In line with our co-operative values our customers are invited to become members of our co-op. In this way, BHESCo remains accountable for our projects for years after the installation has been completed.

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Our track record

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investment raised

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Whether we helped you install renewable energy or energy saving equipment, conducted an energy survey, or switched you to a cheaper tariff, we value all of our customers equally and would be delighted to hear your thoughts.



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