Author: Chester Community Energy

Up with the trends!

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

New Share Offer

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:

Solar Schemes Update

We are currently developing two new solar PV 60kW schemes, one for Christleton Sports Centre, one for Neston Sports Centre. We anticipate issuing a share offer later this year. Please be in touch if you wish to be notified of this.

2019 Community Benefit Fund Awards

In 2019, CCEL awarded a total of £3000 funding to four local community groups from its community benefit fund. The awarding of the fund was carried out by a panel of two shareholders and a director of CCEL with the help of Chester Voluntary Action. 17 applications were received and four were selected for funding. The … Read More

4 recipients of community benefit fund awarded

CCEL has awarded £1000 of its community benefit fund to four successful applicants: Frodsham Community Association, Neston Community Youth Centre, Retreat House Chester and Cheshire Waste Reduction Volunteers. The funds will primarily be used to install energy efficient LED lighting, and also to purchase two large compost bins for use in local schools and education.

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