Almost 100 tonnes of CO2 avoided!

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Those eagle eyed watchers may have seen… we are about to reach 100 tonnes of CO2 avoided! Another milestone reached during a good year of performance. To date, we are tracking very similar to 2013. For live information on the … Continue reading

Consultation on draft plans

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We have recently received draft plans for the proposed scheme and have organised a public consultation to share these with the community. This will be at the Ludlow Assembly Rooms, on 5th September, between 4pm and 7pm, all welcome. You…

Share offer closes

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Our share offer closes at midnight tonight. It will take a while to collate the applications from various sources (the post office chose today not to deliver to this entire building!) and reconcile the bank accounts but it looks like…

One more week of share offer

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Shares in Wester Derry Wind Co-op are still available for one week more. To the best of our knowledge it’s the only current opportunity for normal people (who are not hotshot investors or banks!) to own part of a wind…

Great news for Wester Derry Wind Co-op

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Today was the deadline for the Wester Derry Wind Co-op share offer. We have reached the sum of approximately £505,000, which is 63% of the total. Some very good news -we have been in discussions with organisations which are prepared…

Farming family of 11 to host co-operative wind turbine

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A FAMILY of 11 who bought a derelict farm in the Scottish glens from Britain’s oldest man are giving something back to the community – by hosting a wind turbine owned entirely by a people’s cooperative on their land. Diane and Alastair Ramsay are hoping the turbine will be spinning by the end of the year on Wester… Read more »

Corwen Electricity Co-operative pioneer share offer is launched.

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A new Co-op has been launched in Corwen to develop a hydro turbine in the town. The plan is for a 42kW pelton wheel turbine to generate power from the Nant Cawrddu which flows towards the town from the hills to the South. The application to the EA has been submitted, and the planning application… Read more »

Now listed on Ethex

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Our co-op is now listed on Ethex, the UK’s first not-for-profit positive investment website. It’s another string to our bow alongside the more traditional methods of application- and means you can join the co-op and pay online without filling in…

Launch of Pioneer Share Offer

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Corwen Electricity Co-operative are delighted to launch their pioneer share offer. This is to raise money needed to complete the development phase of the project to obtain planning permission, the abstraction licence and to put in place the necessary leases…

Awards and technical progress

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Principle 6 of the International Co-op Principles states that co-ops help each other out – we were the lucky recipient of co-ops in action when Midcounties Co-operative gave us a very welcome £2,000 grant to help with the additional costs we’ve … Continue reading