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FIT Payment Date

We’ve heard from our FIT licensee that we should receive the back payments for the FIT in late July or early August, all being well.  That will be payments for 19 months of generation! We look forward to seeing members

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FIT finally sorted!

After a record 18 months of questions from OFGEM and chasing on our part, they have finally completed our FIT accreditation process.  From when the application for preliminary accreditation was originally submitted, close to a year and 10 months have

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First AGM & latest generation figures

Thanks to all those who attended the AGM on 16th July at Grange Court.  The minutes will be sent out to members shortly. We’re very pleased to see from the latest meter readings that the system is doing well –

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FIT now locked in!

We’ve had confirmation today that our application to lock in the Feed in Tariff (FIT) from June this year, has been successful.  This means that we will receive the rate of 10.71p/kWh we generate, rather than the current FIT rate,

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We’ve done it! Share Offer Now Closed!

Many thanks to all those who have helped us reach our target.  It’s a real milestone to have attained. We’re now just waiting to hear back from the Council about the new switch on date, as it seems the hand

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School handover delayed

We’ve just been told that the hand over of the school to the Council will be taking place at the end of this month, so we will have to wait until then to be able to switch on the array

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Jonathan Porritt Supports Sunrise!

Sunrise is delighted to have the support of Jonathan Porritt, who says: “There must be something special about the sunshine in Leominster – as this small market town now has more solar co-ops per head of population than anywhere else

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Count down to Solar Switch On!

With the handover of the school from the contractors to the Council now imminent, we are hopefully days away from being able to turn the array on.  This news comes as we hear that the Leominster Community Solar array on

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Lease Signed

At long last the Co-op has now signed the lease with the Council, after what has been a very long drawn out process.  It’s a great relief to have another important milestone achieved. Just over 2 weeks to go for

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