community solar

January 24, 2024
Eight solar projects with a collective capacity of 35MWp have passed into community ownership in what has been described as the “biggest transfer of community energy assets ever in the UK”
October 5, 2023
Gower Power has launched a community share offer for the 4.99MW Brynwhilach solar farm in the hopes of generating over £2.7 million in community benefit.
August 10, 2023
This week (7 August) saw the launch a Ynni Cymru, a new publicly-owned energy company for Wales set to bolster community-owned solar and renewable projects .
March 27, 2023
The Forge Project – a town centre project to support the homeless – is among a number of rural hubs in North Lincolnshire to receive a share of £88,240 in grant funding towards solar panel installations.
January 3, 2023
Following the end of the first share offer on 10 December 2022, the Big Solar Co-op, a Shrewsbury-based not-for-profit organisation, has announced that over 250 people have collectively invested more than £840,000 to support the development of a portfolio of solar projects.
October 26, 2022
A 3.2MW community solar array will be brought into local community ownership in the village of Sheriffhales, Shropshire, with £3.5 million having been raised.
October 3, 2022
Big Solar Co-op has reached a key milestone by attaining its minimum investment target of £600,000 to proceed with its first solar installations.
June 13, 2022
Solar Power Portal takes a look at how current grid connection timeframes are lengthening for UK solar, while new dynamics emerge with landowners.
May 12, 2022
A new fund targeted at tackling the barriers community energy groups face when getting projects off the ground has been launched by distribution network operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid.
May 12, 2022
A new fund targeted at tackling the barriers community energy groups face when getting projects off the ground has been launched by distribution network operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid.

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