Congratulations to Dane Valley Community Hydro for successfully raising the capital they need from their share offer to construct a hydro scheme on Congleton Weir. The share offer raised £703,000 enabling them to move forward to the construction phase. Work is due to start on site on 31st July, with a target commissioning date of… Read more »
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Congratulations to Grannell Community Energy for getting their turbine erected this month, their Enercon E48 is now fully operational. Look out for the second share offer launch to be announced shortly to refinance their construction loans!
Ynni Teg, a community energy project we help to support with a 900kW turbine near Carmarthenshire, has just one the Community Energy photo award at the 2018 Communiity Energy Awards event in Bristol on 19th October. The photo features three of the board wearing their “Powered by Wind” pants, created to promote the share offer…. Read more »
Grannell Community Energy launched their share offer on 1st June. They are all set to start construction of a 500 kW wind turbine near to Lampeter as soon as they raise £700,000 from their share offer. The turbine will save about 600 tonnes of CO2 and will create a community fund of an estimated £5000… Read more »
A new community wind turbine in Carmarthenshire has been commissioned exactly on schedule and in time for its FIT deadline. Construction of the 900 kW turbine started in May, and the turbine was completed and officially commissioned on 2nd August. The project has been managed by Community Energy Wales, and the construction was contracted to… Read more »
Sharenergy are assisting Community Energy Wales with an exciting project in Carmarthenshire – a 900kW EWT turbine which has been commissioned today with a share offer following in the autumn.
With days to go before tax relief is removed for shares in community energy projects, there are still shares available in several projects, with EIS and SEIS reliefs available.
Pomona’s first 140 kW solar array was commissioned on 23rd June on time and on budget, a feather in the cap of any engineering project. The Pomona board are also delighted to announce that the array is now feeding power to Hereford Casks, a local company making casks for the independent brewing industry. Chris Strange, Owner of Hereford Casks… Read more »
There has been a lot of activity over the last month to make progress on the hydro scheme. We have been having detailed discussions with both civil contractors and hydro turbine installers to come to decisions about the actual construction process. Regarding the supply and installation of the turbine, during the development phase we worked… Read more »
For people interested in the Corwen Hydro project, we are organising a guided walk from the water intake at the reservoir to the location of the turbine house in the town on Saturday May 9th. Various people, including the board of volunteer directors, will be present to answer questions about the scheme. The direct distance… Read more »