Community Renewables



Seeks to raise £2m; strengthens board with two of community energy sector’s leading experts Following investor feedback, Bristol Energy Cooperative has relaunched its ethical, clean-energy bond offer, which gives 6% pa returns to those investing in the 4.6MWp solar array at Puriton, Somerset.  Funds from the bond will finance the purchase of the large-capacity array […]

In the process of developing a community renewable energy project, generating early community engagement is important first and foremost because it reduces resistance. Aside from that, it also helps to create excitement about the project among the neighbours, and maybe even get access to specific skills embedded in the community that can be very helpful […]

Community Energy projects can come in all shapes and sizes: from solar arrays to wind farms, biofuel generators and hydro-powered turbines; they can range from small installations producing power outputs in the kilowatts to large ones producing multiple megawatts of power. However, aside from the practical aspects of how a project is constructed, there is another very […]

Bristol, September 12th, 2015 – This coming November, former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, is to join community energy enterprise Mongoose Energy as Chairman. Mongoose Energy works with community groups, commercial developers and investors in the UK to bring energy assets into community ownership and is currently in the process […]

Bristol, June 15th, 2015 – Mongoose Energy is pleased to announce that its senior team has been joined by Robert Rabinowitz who will become Head of Capital Raising. Robert’s previous post was as Chief Executive Officer at Pure Leapfrog. Whilst at Pure Leapfrog he designed and launched the Pure Leapfrog Community Energy Fund which has successfully […]