Cannock Chase Council supports this project as an important contribution to reducing the energy costs of its tenants, reducing the district’s carbon emissions and supporting community ownership and enterprise. ccdc_colour
Southern Staffordshire Community Energy Limited is a Lichfield-based Registered Society, founded in 2011, that owns and operates renewable energy resources in the Lichfield area and also develops and implements renewable energy and energy efficiency projects across Staffordshire. Through its Directors, it has been instrumental in the negotiations with Cannock Chase Council and in co-ordinating the feasibility work on the project. SSCE_logo
Pure Leapfrog is a business-led charity that is the leading social investment provider within the community energy sector in England. They provide low cost finance to UK projects, drawing on a credit facility from Big Society Capital. Their vision is to ensure that community energy becomes a significant part of the sustainable energy mix. leapfrog_logo
Sharenergy is a Shrewsbury-based co-operative which helps community groups to establish community-owned renewable energy. Sharenergy assisted with the preparation and administration of the share offer for Chase Community Solar Limited and provide ongoing administration services. SElogo
Ethex is a not-for-profit positive investment platform based in Oxford that makes positive investing easy to understand and easy to do. Ethex managed the share offer administration and helped to market the share offer. ethexlogo
Naturesave Trust The Naturesave Trust supports community energy projects and has supported Chase Community Solar with a grant for £1,000.