Dane Valley Hydro scheduled to begin construction in July

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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 »

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.

Grannell Community Energy turbine is in place

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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!

Community Energy futures event in Herefordshire

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Three solar co-ops are coming together to run a public event discussing the future of community energy in Herefordshire and beyond. 1900 on Thu, 25 July 2019 at Grange Court, Leominster HR6 8NL

Small Wind Co-op adds 2 turbines

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The Small Wind Co-op has completed a second bond offer and now has the funding in place to complete its planned addition of 2 operational turbines in England to its existing turbines in Scotland and Wales. This expansion brings 450kW more wind generation with UK co-operative ownership and will enable SWC to create a new… Read more »

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 »