Bristol Energy Cooperative delivers ground breaking community-owned renewable energy installations that return benefits to the local community.
This investment is match funded with an investment of £10,000 from the Peoples’ Postcode Lottery.
12th February 2021
Bristol Energy Cooperative
Fight climate change by funding the delivery of pioneering clean energy projects in and around Bristol.
Champion innovation by supporting the development of community low-carbon energy generation.
Help people take control of their energy generation by supporting BEC to democratise energy ownership.
Earn interest Investments in this offer target a return of 3.5%.
BEC is a groundbreaking community-owned energy cooperative, dedicated to increasing clean energy generation, directly tackling climate change and delivering benefits to the whole community.
BEC is a Community Benefit Society. Shareholders in BEC become members of the society. There is a principle of one vote per member regardless of how many shares are held by each member.
Peter brings a wealth of experience from high level appointments in the telecommunications sector to the role of chair of Bristol Energy Cooperative in order to ensure good governance and set its strategic direction.
Andy is a founder director of Bristol Energy Cooperative. He has 15 years’ experience in IT and project management, including work for Triodos Bank and Bristol City Council.
Chris Speller brings financial, project and business management skills to the board as well as a depth of experience of organisational governance, staff management and support, strategic planning, and functioning within complex systems.
Daniella is an environmental campaigner and politician. From 2013 to 2016 she was a Green Councillor for Bishopston Ward on Bristol City Council
Bola is an ACCA Qualified Chartered Accountant (FCCA), MIT Certified Artificial Intelligence Strategy Professional with an ongoing Doctorate Degree in Data Science.
As an architectural technician, Andrew Lee brings his experience of construction, including knowledge of building regulations, to the BEC board.
A passion for renewable energy and its social as well as environmental benefits led to Kat completing an MSc in Sustainability at Leeds University, focusing on the community benefits of two wind power projects.
Simon runs a consultancy advising organisations on how to decarbonise, and brings 10 years’ experience working on the identification and commercialisation of energy projects across multiple technologies and industry sectors.
Shares will start earning Interest on 01/09/2021.
Investors can expect their first interest payment on the 30/11/2022.
Bristol Energy Co-operative is offering community shares which are "withdrawable" shares. These cannot be bought or sold on any market place and are not transferable.
Investors in this share offer may hold shares on behalf of somebody who is under 16 years of age.
If you wish to invest on behalf of a child then you can either do this at the end of your online order process or by completing and sending us the form in the "Documents" section above.
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