Author Archive | Will Cottrell

Community Energy poised to sue Osborne over EIS – 3 days left to claim!

Community Energy groups are poised to sue the government over changes to the EIS tax scheme. The body that represents England’s energy co-operatives – Community Energy England – yesterday served a letter on HM Treasury challenging the Government’s removal of EIS for community energy schemes. The letter – the first step towards a judicial review […]

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Brighton Energy Coop raises £200,000 – get involved!

Brighton Energy Coop has recently raised more than £200,000 as part of our ongoing share offer. This means that our organisation is now worth just under £900,000 – all invested in new community-owned renewable energy. We are the largest community energy scheme on the south cost – as well as one of Brighton’s biggest solar […]

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Osborne Spectre looms over Community Energy – last chance to claim 30% tax relief

Chancellor George Osborne last week launched a calculated attack on the community energy sector. The move underlies the government’s continuing hostility to renewable energy, and seeks to undermine one of the most popular areas of the industry. As part of a forthcoming finance bill, Osborne yesterday announced the shut down of EIS tax releif for […]

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