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Mongoose Energy launches UK’s first dedicated crowdfunding platform for community energy offering UK investors cleaner energy, tax-free financial returns, and better social dividends The UK’s leading community energy company Mongoose Energy today launched a new crowdfunding platform – Mongoose Crowd – to serve thousands of active community energy investors in the UK. Mongoose Crowd connects […]

1 September 2016  – Community Energy Fortnight begins this weekend with events planned across the country to celebrate and promote renewable energy projects that are owned and run by local people for local people. With Meadow Blue (Chichester) and Community Energy South groups Ovesco (Lewes) and Solesco (Arun / Chichester) opening the UK’s joint largest community-solar […]

Bristol Energy Cooperative (BEC) reaches its £2m solar bond offer target. This amount will fund BEC’s operating 4.568MWp solar farm near Puriton, Somerset. BEC is the biggest community energy company by capacity after switching on its new solar farm at Lawrence Weston. Its community fund and solar portfolio boosts the local area in a time […]

Joins July 1st, community energy firm to launch supply business by end of year 30th June 2016 – The community energy company, Mongoose Energy, has appointed Mark Kenber as managing director of its energy supply division, which is set to launch later this year. Kenber will join on July 1st from the highly influential non-profit […]

Solar farm near Merston enabled by funding from £1.2m share offer 27/6/2016 – Meadow Blue Community Energy (MBCE), a community benefit society, is celebrating as the 5MWp solar farm near Merston has been connected to the grid. It will generate enough clean solar electricity to power the equivalent of 1,515 local homes . The finance was […]

Bristol City Council, Social and Sustainable Capital and Triodos Bank collectively agree £4M this week. Also running crowdfunded bond offer – a 6% pa, 2-year bond offer 20th April 2016 – Bristol Energy Cooperative has this week signed agreements that add  £3.95 million of funding for its community energy projects. This takes the total raised since […]

The community energy company Mongoose has today announced it will launch an energy supply business, opening to customers before the end of the year. The launch will see Mongoose become the UK’s first supply company that is majority owned by community energy groups. JW Bode, CEO of Mongoose said: “This is a first for a […]