Jon – Community Energy Champion!

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Sharenergy is delighted that Jon Hallé was honoured with an award for ‘Community Energy Champion’ at the annual Community Energy Awards at the weekend. We have seen his tireless dedication close hand for the last few years, so it was great to see that more widely celebrated.

The Summer Sun Shines on Pomona Solar Co-operative

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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 »

Heartland wind shares still available

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Heartland Community Wind has now raised £1.4m of the £1.8m needed and we’re happy to confirm that it is definitely going ahead. Shares in the project are still available

Community energy across the UK

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Most projects we work with prioritise local members – but at the same time welcome supporters from outside their local area

Heartland Wind share offer extended

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Heartland Community Wind is over a third of the way to the target with nearly £700,000 raised to date but we’ve still got plenty of shares available. We’re therefore extending the share offer until

10 July 2015.

Update 1st June 2015

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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 »

Series of events planned – find out more about community ownership

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Picture of Heartland Launch

A road show about the Heartland Community Wind project will be hitting Scotland. The events are being organised by Sharenergy on behalf of the group and will include a presentation from Sharenergy’s Jon Hallé on how community benefit societies work and can fund projects, a round up by renewable energy company RM Energy on the… Read more »

Heartland Wind Project main Share Offer to launch

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Heartland Community Wind will be launching its main share offer in Aberfeldy on Tuesday April 28th 2015 in the Birks Cinema at 7pm. The share offer will raise the remaining funds needed to construct the two medium-scale turbines, which have planning consent and are due to be operational by November 2015. Just over one million… Read more »

Guided walk along route of Corwen turbine on 9th May

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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 »