Scene is a leading renewable energy consultancy in the community and local energy sectors. Over the next 6 months, the candidate will be focussed on two of Scene’s largest projects, EMBLEM and HELP. EMBLEM is a trial of peer to peer energy trading networks in the UK and in developing world markets. The focus will be on developing monitoring technology for both on-grid and off-grid systems. HELP is a large international project investigating energy usage in refugee camps in Rwanda and Nepal. Your focus on this project will be to develop an ‘energy interface’ for a proposed renewable energy intervention within the camps.View Job Details
CO2Sense is an ethical fund manager, specialising in low carbon and environmental investments based in Leeds. This £5m fund is under the ownership of CO2Sense but overseen by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy due to the public sector origins of the fund. As a CIC, CO2Sense has no shareholders, and all surpluses generated are re-invested into the fund or used to further advance the objectives of CO2Sense, in particular to support community owned projects.
CO2Sense own and operate a wind turbine asset which sits within a subsidiary, CO2Sense Pantycelyn Ltd. All surpluses from this company are returned to CO2Sense for re-investment.
The team comprises two staff, supported by consultants and the CO2Sense board.
CO2Sense has aims to manage additional funds in the future, to increase the breadth of its work with the low carbon sector. These funds will need to be complimentary to the ethical ethos and technical expertise of CO2Sense.