Monthly Archives: September 2011

Community Oil Buying Club goes live!

In response to historic increases in the price of heating oil in the past year, Cornwall’s fuel poverty charity has launched an online energy club to help members reduce their heating bills. is the brainchild of the Camborne based charity Community Energy Plus and has been created to bring together the collective buying power of heating oil users in Cornwall and enable members to access more competitively priced heating oil. The price of heating oil in the South West …


Solar Communities 2011 scheme expansion

Two months after launching a £20 million investment package for community buildings in Cornwall, the Cornish sustainable energy charity Community Energy Plus has extended their offer for free PV for community buildings in Cornwall to include businesses and non-commercial organisations in Cornwall and Devon. Community Energy Plus has brought together five local installers to create a multi-million pound fund to invest in roof-mounted solar PV installations before the end of March 2012. Buildings taking up the offer will be able …


Public invited to community owned wind turbine launch

Cornish residents with an interest in community owned renewable energy schemes will have the opportunity to get close to the first two wind turbines financed by a community public share offer on Saturday 1st October. Community Power Cornwall will be hosting a public launch event for its two Endurance E-3120 50kW wind turbines on land at Tregerrick Farm, Gorran Highlanes. Between 1-3pm the public are invited to find out more about the installation and to get up close to the …