The CHEESE pilot project was setup in November 2014 with funding from Bristol Green Capital 2015 and with the support of Bristol Energy Network. Two initial small grants of £5,000 were awarded to Easton Energy Group and Ambition Lawrence Weston. A further two grants were awarded to the Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Neighbourhood Partnership of £2,000 and £1,610.

For phase two of the project, to date we have recieved £4,400 from the Community Energy Best Practice fund, £10,000 from the Community Energy Fund and £10,000 from Lottery Awards for All.