On 7th February 2020 we launched our solar panel scheme at Christleton Sports Centre, director Graham Booth spoke to CWAC Councillor Matt Bryan about community energy and tackling climate change in Cheshire West.
Watch director Graham Booth talk about our LED lighting project for community buildings, supported by Power to Change.
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 £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