Monthly Archives: August 2014

Wind turbine event generates interest in community share offer

Around 100 people got a close up look at a wind turbine on Saturday (16th August) when Community Power Cornwall held an event to celebrate the launch of their third community owned wind turbine at BF Adventure at Halvasso, near Penryn. Community Power Cornwall is blazing the trail for communities to take an active role in meeting their energy needs through renewable sources, while retaining financial, social and environmental benefits within the county. The 10KW Aircon wind turbine that was …


Cornwall’s Energy Experts Shortlisted for New National Awards

Community Energy Plus, a charity and social enterprise which has been helping people living and working in Cornwall manage their energy needs since 1998, has been shortlisted for The Community Energy Awards 2014 in two categories. These prestigious new awards recognise the outstanding achievements of those working to establish grassroots energy projects; where the social, environmental and financial benefits are embedded in the local community. The awards also seek to raise awareness of the possibilities afforded by the evolving Community …


Helping you access ‘Energy Fund Cornwall’

Energyshare recently announced a fund of £300,000 is being made available to community energy projects in Cornwall. There are several ways Community Energy Plus can community groups benefit from this opportunity to kick-start projects and enhance skills. Do you have ideas for an energy project which could benefit the whole community, but don’t know how to go about achieving this? Community Energy Plus and Kabin (The Cornwall Co-operative development body) are applying for a proportion of the Energyshare ‘Formation’ fund …