Transition HKD has launched HKD Energy to install solar panels at Dowlands School in Hassocks following OVESCO’s training on how to set up an Energy Co-op. Read more in the Mid Sussex Times news.  The OVESCO team is training Transition groups across Sussex and expects to see more share issue launches in 2015.  For more information about training and future share issues contact hello@ovesco.co.uk. See OVESCO offers mentoring service for energy groups in the South East 

The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey MP and Norman Baker MP visited Harveys Depot in Lewes to see community energy in action. More about the ministerial visit here…

OVESCO supports pop up energy in Newhaven Town Centre and Ollie Pendered will be helping local residents to check their bills two days a week. OVESCO is looking for volunteer who are interested in training to become local energy champions as part of the Big Energy Saving Network. For information about training and bill checking contact ollie@ovesco.co.uk or call OVESCO in Lewes on 01273 472405.

OVESCO is offering to support communities in the SE with applications for the Rural and Urban Community Energy Fund. The fund will help communities with initial project development costs for renewable energy and help them take their projects to a pre planning application stage. For more information and help with an application, feasibility study and how to set up an energy Co-op contact hello@ovesco.co.uk