Media Releases

Mongoose Energy completes financing of Warwickshire’s 15MW Drayton Manor ‘solar plus battery’ farm, targeting almost £5m in local community benefits over the project’s lifetime The UK’s leading community energy developer Mongoose Energy has announced at the end of July that it has successfully completed financing of the UK’s biggest community energy project near Stratford-Upon-Avon in […]

The UK’s first ISA-eligible community energy bonds go live on Mongoose Crowd offering Bath and Bristol investors cleaner energy, tax-free financial returns, and better social dividends To mark ‘Community Energy Fortnight’, the UK’s first dedicated community energy crowdfunding platform – Mongoose Crowd – has launched its first green energy bonds offers to investors. This is […]

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 […]