Our Impact

BHESCo was founded as a ‘for-purpose’ social enterprise, which means that our whole reason for being is to deliver meaningful social and environmental value to the communities in which we work. 

BHESCo is an impact-driven organisation who measure success not by profits and dividends but by the savings achieved in energy costs and carbon emissions. 

BHESCo are very proud of the remarkable things we have achieved since we were founded in 2012 and we are excited to grow our business and expand our reach and impact. 

Measuring our social & environmental impact

As a not-for-profit social enterprise it is important for BHESCo to demonstrate the social and environmental value that our projects deliver to the community. 

Here are some of the most important achievements from our first ten years in business:

63 community energy projects completed

8,618 tonnes of CO2 savings over the lifetime of all projects

£3.7 million anticipated savings in energy costs for customers

£2 million of community investment raised

465 investors

3,000+ energy surveys conducted

3,370+ low income families given free energy advice

£472,408 financial benefit from fuel poverty alleviation work

For a more detailed look into our impact please download our ‘Ten Years of BHESCo Impact Report’:

Over their operational lifetime BHESCo’s community energy projects will reduce carbon emissions by an incredible 7,427 tonnes. That’s equivalent to:

18 million miles driven by car

7,532 flights from LDN to NYC

122,000 tree saplings planted

Working in partnership with our customers to accelerate the zero carbon transition

BHESCo’s community energy projects have brought us together with churches and schools, warehouses and leisure centres, community centres and art galleries, and dance studios and office spaces. 

Our team have experience with every kind of energy saving and energy generating technology from solar panels to heat pumps, and biomass boilers to battery storage.

You can get a flavour for the broad mix of community energy projects we have developed by browsing through our collection of Case Studies.

Case Study: The Montessori Place School

BHESCo partnered with the Montessori Place School to design and install a number of low-carbon technologies which work together to reduce energy costs and environmental impact.
As a result of our interventions, the school has reduced its annual carbon emissions by 80%.

Awards & Commendations

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