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 £1,900 to fund LED lighting installation; Grozone were awarded £1,100 to assist them with their off-grid electricity project; Keep up the good work and make the change happen!!!
Local energy community benefit society, Chester Community Energy, is gearing up to install two further solar PV installations after a successful share offer. The target cost of £120,000 was raised last November by members of the public supporting solar PV projects for their environmental value and as a longer term investment. The shares pay interest … Read More
Our scheme is no longer accepting applications for the £3,000 fund for 2020. By the 23rd of January we will be in touch with the shortlisted applicants with notes and guidance for the outcome of their applications and the next steps.
Many thanks to all our new supporters and members – we have successfully reached our target of raising funds for two new solar PV systems and a LED system. Our 2019 Share Offer is now CLOSED. We will keep all our members updated on progress early in the New Year. Merry Christmas!
CCEL took part in the Sustainable Chester Winter Fair held on the 23rd November 2019. We used the opportunity to spread the news and get people to know us and what we do for them and for the wider community and what they could do to participate!
Community Benefit Fund 2020 £3,000 fund now open for applications The community benefit fund is now open for applications from local community groups and charities. Guidance notes and application forms will be sent out by email to qualifying organisations by Cheshire West Voluntary Action (CWVA). If your group is not registered with the CWVA and … Read More
On Friday 18th October 2019 two of our directors, Graham Booth and Stephen Savory, attended a half-day conference for community energy practitioners organised by Community Energy England and Power to Change and hosted by Energy Network Association. Titled ‘Future Models for Community Energy’ the conference provided a great opportunity to learn about the latest innovative … Read More
Our second share offer is now open! Click here to find out more.
We are about to issue a share offer to raise £122k in funds to install two further 30kW solar PV schemes on two more Council-owned leisure centres near Chester: at Christleton and Neston. Email us to find out more: email@example.com