Promotional offers from two community wind groups

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We’re supporting two great projects at the moment who are keeping the flame of community wind alive in these hard times! The share offer for Grannell Community Energy is still open for applications  – it’s due to close on 14th December. If you apply before the end of November, you will be entered into a competition to… Read more »

Principle Six in Action

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Two of our earliest co-ops have been applying Principle Six – ‘Co-operation among co-operatives’ and helping each other out in the Marches.

New solar on Manchester schools

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Greater Manchester Community Renewables has launched a second community share offer to fund the installation of solar panels on four more primary schools in Salford this summer

Getting stuck in

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Sometimes community energy technology is just a shovel – as we found when we went to help at Neen Sollars

Awards and competitions

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We’re really pleased to say Sharenergy has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Outstanding Advocate – Organisation category of the 2017 Wales Green Energy Awards, organised by RenewableUK Cymru. 

MBE for Sharenergy Board member

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After a difficult 2016 it was a fantastic start to 2017 to see our own Kathy Smyth featuring in the New Years Honours List. Kathy works incredibly hard on behalf of the community energy movement, tackling the hard issues behind the scenes in an often hostile policy environment. As well as her stalwart service on Sharenergy’s Board, Kathy… Read more »

Small Wind Co-op share offer closes

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The Small Wind Co-op offer ended on 16th December. We had an incredible late surge and are still counting the applications. We’re very busy making sure that the turbine installations continue to work to timetable.

Small Wind Co-op Share offer extended to 22 August

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We’ve been experiencing a very high level of interest over the last few days, with applications coming in at a great rate. It’s pretty clear that we were going to fall short of our target by the original end date however, so we we have extended the share offer end date to the 22nd August. That… Read more »

Small Wind Co-op 30% funded

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We’ve reached a milestone with the Small Wind Co-op – we are 30% funded, with a week to go. So it’s a race to the line  – as always with community shares. Lots of progress has been made behind the scenes so we’re very confident that we can deliver the project on time and to… Read more »

Community share interest tax-free?

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New measure means that a certain amount of income from interest in a year will be tax free. For lower-rate taxpayers that will be £1000