Interested in community energy? Here’s some projects urgently looking for investors

Community Energy schemes have been rocked by government’s decision to make energy projects ineligible for the tax reliefs offered under the Enterprise Investment Scheme. The cut-off for eligibility is the end of November, but there are still some schemes out there hoping to beat the deadline.

If you want to invest in community energy before the EIS window closes, here are some options:

Bath and West have two hydro projects to fund: , closes 24 Nov

Solar PV in Brighton: 

Solar PV in Taunton and Wellington: closes 23 November

Solar schools in Dorset: closes 24/26 November

Solar in Wiltshire: closes 20 November Nadder Community Energy

Solar in Exeter: closes 27 November, Exeter Community Energy

Solar in Wales: Gower Power

More solar in Wiltshire: Lower Basset Down closes 24 Nov

Solar for Kent: Orchard Community Energy deadline extended

Solar in Edinburgh: Edinburgh Solar Co-operative

PV for industrial roofs in Milton Keynes: Wolverton Community Energy, closes 24 November

Wind turbines in Aberfeldy, Scotland: Heartland Community Energy, closes 20 November

Solar in Sussex: Meadowblue Community Energy, closes 24 November



MaidEnergy’s solar scheme in Maidenhead, Berkshire, has a solar scheme closing on 18 November

In Wales, Awel has a wind project open

Carmarthenshire‘s Salem project closes on 20 November



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