British Solar Renewables has been selected to manage the “pioneering” community-owned Westmill Solar Park.
With the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 is now just a matter of weeks away, we take a closer look at the community/social benefit project shortlist.
Bristol Energy Cooperative (BEC) is to make a further £50,000 of community benefit funds available to projects in the South West on the back of renewed power profits.
Following a difficult two years at the hands of policy upheaval, confidence is returning to a community energy sector which has its eyes set very firmly on the future. Amanda Lennon examines just where that future might take community solar as the sector celebrates Community Energy Fortnight.
Renewables investment firm Thrive Renewables has stepped in to bridge a £1.7 million funding gap that would have otherwise prevented a community-led solar investment from closing.
Mark Kenber has been named as the interim chief executive at community energy specialists Mongoose Energy following a management reshuffle late last month.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 are now open, and returning this year is the award for best use of solar in a community or social benefit project.