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Performance data now online

We’ve now made realtime data from our solar array available online here. The eagle eyed will notice that we have already gone over the 42,000 kWh predicted in our share offer document – must be because we’ve had such a sunny year! … Continue reading

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Latest solar production figures

11,951 kWH. That’s the production figure until 17 April 2012, which is over 10% above that predicted for the period! We’re hoping to install a fully automated system soon so system production figures will appear in near-real-time on this website, … Continue reading

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Up and running

We generated our first few kWhs a few minutes ago and have our MCS certificate – Eithne is now busy getting the paperwork done to make sure we are correctly registered for FiTS in time! If you were waiting to … Continue reading

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Thursday update

Its a battle against the weather right now – we love a bit of wind but could it wait until Monday please! Some pics from yesterday

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Midweek update

Latest from the installers: We have over 100 panels on at Halo, another 58 planned today, scaffolding alteration booked in for tomorrow morning, remaining panels on tomorrow. Tomorrow (Thursday) we will also have the electrical witness testing going on for … Continue reading

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Panel installation starts

Panels and mounting gear are on site and installers are up on the roof, racing against time to ensure the installation is completed in good time for registration before 12th December.  The photo here shows progress so far, with panels … Continue reading

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Installation starts as members continue to join

We are roughly half way through our share offer in time and in members investments – we still need the other half so please tell anyone you know that the project is going ahead! The scaffolding was up and nearly … Continue reading

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Leominster Community Solar

We have installed a 49kW solar array on the  Bridge Street Sports Centre in Leominster.  This is generating clean, green electricity for the centre.  94 people have joined our co-op and will make a healthy return on their investment. This … Continue reading

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All set to be built by 12 December

We’ve now paid the first deposit to the installers and are going full tilt to build the array before the new Feed-in tariff cutoff point. To see a great video of them at work on a previous site see our … Continue reading

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Project featured in online article

In Solar Power Portal today

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