Chester Community Energy Ltd (CCEL) is pleased to announce that its community fund grant for 2021 is £5,000 and is open to voluntary community faith sector (VCFS) organisations within the Chester and surrounding area including West Cheshire. This year VCFS organisations from across the border in Wales can apply if they are within a 6 … Read More
Thank you to our members for joining us last week for a successful virtual AGM. This confirmed a 4% return on investment to our members and a £5,000 community benefit fund for this year.
We hope that you and your family and friends are staying safe and well during these difficult times. The directors of CCEL held a conference call meeting on Monday, and we wanted to bring you up to date on the items discussed, including the impact of the Coronavirus crisis. As we are volunteers working mainly … Read More
Some good news to share – our solar panels have had a very good quarter – Northgate is 50% up on generation for March 2019.
CCEL have now accomplished the installation of LED lighting for the board of trustees at Guilden Sutton Village Hall. The installation delivers considerably more brightness and visibility whilst reducing the energy needs of the village hall.
Chester Community Energy Ltd (CCEL) has successfully commissioned two more solar PV installations at Christleton and Neston Sports Centres. Both projects are the result of partnerships with CWAC, Brio Leisure and local electrical contractor, Genfit Ltd. The occasion was marked at Christleton Sports Centre by visits from Chester MP, Chris Matheson and CWAC councillors … Read More
Chester Community Energy Ltd (CCEL) has again provided grants to local community groups from revenues received from generating electricity from sunshine. Last year’s sunshine has produced power from solar panels on the Northgate Arena, the revenues of which have provided three thousand pounds of funding to local charities/community groups to reduce energy use in their … Read More
The solar panels at Christleton Sports Centre are now fully operational. They have generated 10.3kWh’s this afternoon, within the short amount of time we had light, and have already saved 3.73kg/CO2. The solar panels at Neston Recreation Centre will be installed next week.
Work has already began and going to schedule with our project at Christleton Sports Centre. Solar PV panels have already been installed and we are all looking forward to when the project will begin to generate. The solar panels at Neston will be installed next week. Big thanks to all our members who are making … Read More
Congratulations to the receivers of the Community benefit fund for 2020. (Applications received in 2019). Stanney Grange Community Centre were awarded £1900 to fund LED lighting installation; Grozone were awarded £1100 to assist them with their off-grid electricity project; Keep up the good work and make the change happen!!!