BHESCo is working with the Hove Station sustainability group to develop an Energy plan for the Neighbourhoods within the designated area. Ollie Pendered, Communications and Communities Director at BHESCo has previously developed an Energy Plan and programme of initiatives in Barcombe in East Sussex. He has worked with Brighton & Hove housing sustainability team to develop energy efficiency campaigns across the city. Earlier this year he managed a £250k fuel poverty project Called Your Warm Home on behalf of the City Council and Department of Energy and Climate Change. He is a member of the Consultation Institute where he is part of their Roundtable on Neighbourhood Planning and is an advocate of low carbon energy plans.
Q: Why does Hove Station need an energy plan?
Developing a low carbon energy plan and offering initiatives to help people make their homes energy efficient will:
- Improve residents living conditions
- Save money on ever rising energy bills
- Help residents become healthier and be warmer at home