Our scheme is no longer accepting applications for the £3000 fund for 2019. 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 2019 £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 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 models … 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
We are excited to announce that we have recently been selected for the second stage of the New Generation programme which will explore our LED repayment scheme! Watch this space
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