Author: Chester Community Energy

Community Benefit Fund 2021

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

A Statement from Our Directors

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

LED at Guilden Sutton Village Hall

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.  

Press Release – Christleton and Neston projects – both up and running!!!

  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

Press release – Community benefit fund – Feb 2020

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

Our Christleton scheme is now well under way

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

2020 Community benefit fund winners!

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!!!

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