Bwlchgwynt turbine successfully commissioned

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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 »

Bwlchgwynt turbine erected

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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.

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.

Shares as gifts now available!

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Picture of a snowy wind turbine and holly

The Small Wind Co-op has launched a unique and unusual gift idea for Christmas: shares in community wind turbines in Scotland and Wales. The wind energy gift certificates are available in any amount from a minimum of £100, up to December 16th, and can be exchanged for shares in the Co-op, which is building three… Read more »

Groups across Manchester complete solar installs

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Man holding solar panel

Sharenergy are pleased that a number of the community groups they have been supporting in and around Manchester have completed their solar panel installations in time to meet the Feed in Tariff deadlines. Greater Manchester Community Renewables has raised £186,000 through a community share offer, funding the installation of solar panels at three schools in… Read more »

Meet the members

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Meet two of our members of the Small Wind Coop and find out more about why they joined the energy coop movement. Neil Barnes, Linlithgow, Scotland Neil is Communities Manager with Warmworks, the national agency helping to deliver warmer homes in Scotland and is an active participant in his local energy group, Linlithgow Natural Grid. He is… Read more »

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 »