January 2020 Newsletter
CAMPAIGN: Switch to clean Community Power
BHESCo have partnered with Co-op Energy and Octopus to bring customers the pioneering Community Power tariff - the first to offer clean electricity exclusively from community projects. The electricity comes from 90 local community energy schemes. They promise that a fair price would be paid to community generators with all profits reinvested in maintaining existing projects and building new ones. Switch today Get a Quote >>>
PROJECT: Brighton Road Baptist Church
Our year got off to a fabulous start with the completion of one of our biggest ever solar power projects to date - a 108 panel, 30kW system at Brighton Road Baptist Church in Horsham. The project is expected to save the church £30,000 on the energy bills and reduce CO emissions by 160 tonnes (that's enough to offset 176 flights from London to New York). Read more >>>
CAMPAIGN: Big Energy Saving Week 2020
The week of 20th - 24th January was 'Big Energy Saving Week' - a national campaign focused on helping people to save money on energy bills and take action to reduce the amount of energy they use at home. BHESCo delivered 7 events throughout the city, speaking with 86 local residents and handing out dozens of thermometer cards, radiator keys, and BESW tote bags.
SHARE OFFER UPDATE: Closing In On Our £500k Target
Since we teamed up with online investing platform Ethex in October we've raised £368,320, which is 73% of our share offer target. We've used the investment raised so far to complete work on six clean energy projects around Sussex, which added together will reduce carbon emissions by 867 tonnes over their lifetime and save our customers nearly a quarter of a million pounds on fuel bills. Read more >>>
BHESCo Blog: the Final Countdown - 10 Years To Save Earth
A special report from the UN says the world has until 2030 to address the threat of climate change or accept the likelihood of worst case scenarios. As a new decade begins which could well be the last chance we have to prevent environmental collapse, our latest blog seeks to answer the fundamental question - do we have time and can it be done?
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In Other News...

World leaders talk sense on sustainability at the World Economic Forum in Davos
Last week at the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos politicians and business leaders from around the globe discussed climate change as a top priority for the very first time. As trillions of pounds in subsidies and investment continue to flow into fossil fuel ventures around the world, we examine the business case for environmentally friendly economic leadership. 

2019 State Of The Climate Report 
Last year proved to be a record breaking year for the Earth's climate; it was the warmest year on record for the ocean, it saw record lows of sea ice, hitting record highs for atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. This in depth analysis from Carbon Brief explains why trends are heading in the wrong direction.

Brighton and Hove could be car-free by 2023 if plans pushed through
Last week, Labour, Green and Conservative councillors unanimously backed a motion to ban cars in the city centre from as early as 2023. Brighton joins several other cities around the UK who are considering a switch to a car-free town centre.
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