Yearly Archives: 2019

Cornwall New Energy facilitates solar investment for Telegraph Museum Porthcurno

  A member-owned renewable energy enterprise has helped one of Cornwall’s most historically significant sites to realise its ambitions for a greener future with lower energy bills. The Telegraph Museum Porthcurno expects to reduce its energy bills by around £3,500 a year thanks to the installations of PV systems on two of their buildings by the co-operative Community Power Cornwall. The museum is based on what was originally the largest telegraph station in the world, connecting Britain to the whole …


Advice project goes door to door in St Blazey

St Blazey residents are getting one-to-one help to enjoy warmer, safer homes thanks to a pioneering project by Cornwall’s energy advice charity Community Energy Plus.   The charity has recruited and trained a ‘Community Energy Champion’ who is going door-to-door within targeted streets in St Blazey to help householders save money and access a broad range of services provided by local and national organisations.   Community Energy Champion Mel Eyers has provided in-depth advice to around 20 St Blazey residents …


Karen Leach named as Heat Hero by national charity

A Case Worker from the Cornish energy advice charity Community Energy Plus was named a Heat Hero at a special awards ceremony at the Houses of Parliament. Karen Leach from St Columb has almost ten years’ experience of providing phone-based energy advice for Community Energy Plus and in the last three years her role has broadened significantly, helping to shape and deliver in-home advice, handholding and advocacy services within the charity. Karen uses her energy, drive and technical knowledge to …