Monthly Archives: June 2011

Transition Funding secures service expansion

Community Energy Plus is set to broaden its services and strengthen its position as Cornwall’s leading charity delivering local solutions to fuel poverty and sustainable energy after securing £170,000 from the Government’s Transition Fund. For more than 10 years Community Energy Plus have worked on projects throughout Cornwall to provide advice and support for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to climate change. The charity operates a county-wide home insulation scheme on behalf of …

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Loft Insulation

Insulation scheme continues to keep Cornish homes cosy

Loft Insulation

A Cornwall Council funded insulation scheme which has helped 2737 households in the past year to save a combined total of around £400,000 [1] on their annual heating bills has pledged to help another 2900 homes over the coming months. The Cornish sustainable energy charity Community Energy Plus is working in partnership with Cornwall Council to offer homeowners and private tenants in Cornwall a significantly discounted offer for loft and cavity wall insulation at £99 for each type of insulation. …

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Last chance to support community-owned renewable energy initiative

A pioneering co-operative venture which is striving to put the development and benefits of renewable energy projects into the hands of Cornish communities is urging potential investors to come forward to help ensure that the financial, social and environmental benefits of the initiative are kept within the county. In the past twelve weeks Community Power Cornwall has raised over £30,000 through its public share issue but with the share offer deadline of 12th June looming, the co-operative is keen to …

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