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Empower Community winner at 2017 Solar Power Portal Awards

Empower Community was announced as the winner of the Residential Rooftop PV category at the Solar Power Portal Awards ceremony in Birmingham on 4th October 2017. It was an evening of celebration for Empower Community, having also been nominated twice in the ‘Best Use of Solar in a Community/Social Benefit Project’ category. In a strategic …

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A Double Win for Communities and Solar

Leapfrog Finance funds acquisition of two community solar projects by Empower Community Foundation from Pfalzsolar Two community solar projects acquired of 5MW each Projects have the potential to generate over £2 million of income for local community organisations and projects over their 25-year lifetime Empower Community adds to a rapidly growing solar portfolio Leapfrog Finance …

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First Empower Community area-wide solar PV scheme set to kick off in Peterborough

Council set to spearhead solar scheme for residential homeowners A pioneering new scheme which will offer owners of residential homes in Peterborough the chance to have solar panels installed on their properties is being considered by Peterborough City Council. At a meeting on Monday 15 December 2014, Cabinet members will be asked to approve the …

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Empower Community issues a £10 million loan note to provide solar energy to social housing in Sunderland.

Empower Community announced this morning that a large UK institutional pension investor has loaned £10.1m to a project providing free daytime solar energy to over 2300 of Gentoo Group’s customers’ homes in Sunderland. The amortising 20 year loan will provide investors with an inflation-linked annual return. Profits from the deal will be reinvested in the …

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