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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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Featured on Solar Power Portal!  

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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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Feed in Tariff Pre-Accreditation Application submitted

Our application to keep the Feed in Tariff (FIT) rate of 10.71p/kWh was submitted on Friday and we’ve had acknowledgements that our application is being processed.   This gives us a 6 month window to connect the system to the

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Project featured in Guardian

Leominster Sunrise was featured in a really good article in Saturday’s Guardian – Leominster is becoming known as a pioneering place when it comes to renewable energy co-ops. There are a few around these days but how many small market

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Launch a success & Share Offer Document now available

Thanks to all those who made it last night for the launch of the share offer.  Felicity Norman chaired the event and spoke about the history of the project, including the first Leominster Community Solar project.  Ann Ashley, another one

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Radio coverage

Have a listen to the radio coverage of our co-op on BBC Hereford and Worcester here – it’s a great introduction to the project . You’ll need to scroll to 2:51:40 using the scrollbar at the top of the page to

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Share offer featured in the Hereford Times & Hereford Journal

We’re very pleased to see good coverage of the share offer launch in both of these local newspapers this week.

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BBC Hereford & Worcester & Council Leader

BBC Hereford and Worcester have been in touch, to arrange an interview on the day of the launch at the school, which will hopefully help to get the word out. Tony Johnson, Leader of Herefordshire Council has also kindly agreed

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