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The co-op has received approval for its application for EIS tax relief, which it submitted earlier this year to HMRC. This scheme entitles eligible members, who have £500 of shares or more in Leominster Community Solar to claim back (through … Continue reading
Leominster Community Solar supported Friends of the Earth in their legal challenge to government over the proposed cut-off date of 12th December, which was before the consultation closed. FoE were representing the community sector and members of the public who … Continue reading
We have met the target of £150,725 for the share issue and we’re actually oversubscribed! Thank you to everyone who has supported the project, we are delighted with this response, it’s been overwhelmingly positive. The share issue will close as … Continue reading
Thank you to all of you who made it out last night, for what was a fantastic evening, to celebrate the installation and registration of the array before the proposed deadline. Over 60 people attended, which given that at the … Continue reading
We will be holding a celebratory event at the Bridge Street Sports Centre in Leominster on Tuesday 13th December between 6-8pm, to mark the successful completion of the installation and its registration for FITs on Friday before the government’s proposed … Continue reading
And we just heard from Good Energy that our application for FiTS is accepted. See you Tuesday – members and potential members all welcome!
On schedule, the first half of the array is now installed and the scaffolding is in the process of being moved, to enable the second half to start going on tomorrow. More photos to follow soon.
On 31st October the Department for Energy and Climate Change announced its comprehensive review consultation on the solar feed in tariff. This proposes to slash the Feed in Tariff from 32.9p per kWh to 15.2p per kWh for any installations … Continue reading
We’re very excited to announce that since launching the share issue last week that the first membership applications and investments have started to come in, so please keep them coming and spread the word so we can get on and … Continue reading