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Slides from BHESCo's Presentation to residents of Firle Village regarding our proposal to develop a renewable heat network

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  1. 1. Developing A Heat Network For Firle Village
  2. 2. OUR GOAL Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop WHO ARE BHESCo? 160 shareholders 200+ tonnes CO saved 36 community energy projects 2
  3. 3. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop Brent Crude Oil prices (Europe) Source: Macrotrends
  4. 4. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop
  5. 5. OUR GOAL To deliver a long term clean, affordable heat network in Firle. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop OUR GOAL
  6. 6. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop Annual CO2 saving = 462 tonnes 5% 103 flights from LDN to NYC 131 car journeys around the world 80 homes electric use for a year
  7. 7. OUR GOAL Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop The renewable heat network is powered by a: 600kW biomass boiler Backed up by a: 500kW LPG boiler The 600kW boiler room at Miserden Estate And the highest quality Nox and Particulate filter system available
  8. 8. OUR GOAL Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop Over time, the boiler will be fueled by woodchip coppiced from locally managed forest
  9. 9. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop COSTS Estimated cost of project Estimated cost to connect all participants to the network, including installing 6 wet systems £188,400 £1,224,500
  10. 10. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop We expect all properties to make savings. Collective savings for the village in year 1 is £12,087 FINANCIAL IMPACT We offer all participants in zone A a 15% discount on their estimated current oil, LPG and electricity costs Maximum heating price increase per year (averaged RPI) £ 15% 2.5%
  11. 11. SLIDE TITLE Energy Centre Church Ram Inn Continuation of DHN to Zone 2
  12. 12. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop We need 100% of households to sign up to the project NEXT STEPS We raise funds through a crowdfunding campaign. Investors become members of BHESCo We put the construction process out to tender
  13. 13. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop Members have a say in our governance FUNDRAISING Shareholder members receive a 4% annual interest Residents are invited to own a share in the project
  14. 14. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop What about my old boiler?
  15. 15. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop TIMELINE Agree all properties to be connected Work begins to install the pipe network The heat network is completed The boiler goes live MAR 2019 JULY 2019 FEB 2020 MAR 2020 INSTALLATION MUST BE COMPLETED BY 31ST MARCH 2021 Raise capital costs through share offer JUNE 2019
  16. 16. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop WHAT DOES THIS INVOLVE? What construction work will you do? Will there be access issues getting in and out of Firle? Will there be much noise pollution? When will the work take place and how long will it last?
  17. 17. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop What happens if the system breaks down? MAINTENANCE Do we have to pay a maintenance fee? How reliable is the system??
  18. 18. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop LONGTERM CONSIDERATIONS How will this affect property values? How long will the heat network last?
  19. 19. Brighton & Hove Energy Services Coop ENERGY EFFICIENCY The long term strategy is to improve the EPC of all energy inefficient properties in the village
  20. 20. Let’s create an example of what communities can accomplish together info@bhesco.co.uk 0800 999 6671

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