Chester Community Energy Ltd are delighted to announce that “The Light Savers” from UPTON-BY-CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL have won our Sustainability Competition for State-Funded Secondary Schools in Cheshire West and Chester 2021/2022. The Light Savers provided a fantastic entry for an LED lighting project for one of their classrooms and made a very engaging video to accompany … Read More
We have had a reply from MP Chris Matheson to our letter as part of the Community Energy England campaign to raise the profile of community energy in relation to the government Net Zero policy Chris Matheson Letter
UPDATE – EXTENDED DEADLINE! We are aware of the extra pressures that the ongoing pandemic has put on schools, staff and pupils, so we have extended the deadline for competition applications to 5pm on 01 April 2022. We hope to announce the winner on, or just after, 13th May 2022. Please see the updated Terms & … Read More
To celebrate COP26, Chester Community Energy Ltd is launching a SUSTAINABILITY COMPETITION for State-Funded Schools in Cheshire West and Chester (Secondary Yrs 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13). **UPDATE – EXTENDED DEADLINE!** We are aware of the extra pressures that the ongoing pandemic has put on schools, staff and pupils, so we have extended … Read More
We are thrilled to announce that on Thursday evening Chester Community Energy, Brio Leisure and contractors Genfit received a Commendation award from Chester Civic Trust in their sustainability category, for the solar PV installation at Neston Recreation Centre.
Our 2022 Community Benefit Fund Awards are now open for applications. This year £5,000 is to be made available to support projects within the voluntary, community and faith sector which have a focus on renewable energy and/or increasing energy efficiency and reducing waste. For grant criteria details and application form please see the following, Grant … Read More
Coming out of the work of Carbon Co-op, People Powered Retrofit has launched a new community share offer to raise £550,000 to help people make their homes more energy efficient and greener across Greater Manchester and to help other community energy groups around the UK do likewise. Around 20% of the UK’s carbon footprint comes … Read More