New Shropshire and Telford Community Energy group – get involved

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Sharenergy are working on setting up a Shropshire and Telford Community Energy group (STCE). See www.stcenergy.org.uk. There were three meetings in Whitchurch, Shrewsbury & Wellington in the first week of February to explore the possibilities of taking on Twemlows solar farm and future projects.

There is a further meeting in Bishop’s Castle, 2pm Fri 21st venue tbc

and a webinar 7pm Wed 26th Feb, book here,
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/x/shropshire-community-energy-webinar-get-involved-tickets-93926543821

Reading Hydro share offer target reached

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We’re proud to support the Reading Hydro share offer. Reading Hydro have now reached their target of £700,000 to install two Archimedes Screw turbines for a total of 46 kW, at Caversham Weir on the River Thames, which are expected to generate 320MWh of renewable electricity each year.

Share offer closing dates moved forward

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The treasury have announced that Social Investment Tax Relief will not replace Enterprise Investment Scheme for community energy projects with almost immediate effect.   This means that members of community energy projects will be ineligible for the tax reliefs of SEIS, EIS and SITR for shares issued from November 30th 2015 (where projects are also… Read more »