Energy Stewardship Programme (ESP)
The Diocese of Chichester set up the Energy Stewardship Programme in 2015 to allow parishes to deliver mission in the most environmentally, economically and social ways. The Programme's vision is for each parish in the diocese to be self-sustaining and where possible to create and provide energy to the wider community. SOENECS are working with the Diocese of Chichester to deliver this programme.
The main objective is to improve the community utilisation of church owned buildings and infrastructure. Currently many church buildings are not energy efficient and lack facilities such as toilets for wider community use.
The Energy Opportunity Assessment (EOA)
The Energy Opportunity Assessment is an on-site assessment that considers the following