The Coalition Government have announced a new tax relief on investments in small companies that are less than two years old. The new Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) has been published in draft form and can be viewed here. It is expected to receive royal assent in July and will apply to all investments made […]
The Renewable Energy Co-operative installed the solar panels before the deadline of 12th December, when the Feed in Tariff was reduced by more than half. Based in the South West, they did a fantastic job to a very tight deadline.
We’ve just launched our share prospectus which you can download from here. Anyone over the age of 16 can become a member of Gloucestershire Community Energy Coop by buying at least £240 worth of shares. All members will have one vote regardless of the size of their shareholding. We’re looking to raise £105,000 to […]
Following a series of legal challenges that deemed the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s (DECC) initial proposed FiT changes as illegal, DECC set a reference date of March 3 to take the tariff down to 21p/kWh for systems under 4 kWp, and 15.2p for installations between 10 and 50 kWp. Speaking in October last […]
The 44.6 kWp solar pv system is installed, the FIT application has been delivered (by hand) to Good Energy so now we can all sit back and watch the numbers clock up. There will be web access to the meter, but the ‘Sunny Web box’ has taken a while to arrive from the wholesaler, so […]
City Works is a community centre in the Barton area of Gloucester. It houses social enterprises and local community projects who rent affordable office accommodation as well as a Scrapstore, art supplies shop, conference and events facilities, an art room and a dance studio. Gloucestershire Resource Centre, a registered charity, own and operate the building.