ACE Annual Report 2016

The third Annual Report for Avalon Community Energy is now available to download online! The Annual Report covers the period of January – December 2016; the year in which ACE started to generate clean, safe, renewable energy; providing an income that will create not only interest for our investor members, but also a wider community […]

ACE Share Offer reaches £100k of Investment

Avalon Community Energy raise over £100,000 through Share Offer Avalon Community Energy Ltd (ACE), the locally-owned renewable energy company, has raised over £100,000 through its latest community share offer. This means that ACE will now be able to proceed with their first installation of rooftop solar at Brookside Academy in Street. ACE launched their latest […]

ACE Community Share Offer 2 Now Live Online

Avalon Community Energy are delighted to announce that their second Community Share Offer is now live. The Share Offer will run for a very limited period between November 10th and 27th 2015 in order to allow investors to qualify for the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). Both tax reliefs […]

Glastonbury and Wells Energy Future

Pioneer Share Offer Launch- July 10th, Glastonbury Town Hall

BREAKING NEWS! Avalon Community Energy announce Pioneer Share Offer! A unique opportunity has arisen for residents of the Mid-Somerset area to invest in a local community energy company. Avalon Community Energy are launching their Pioneer Share Offer on July 10th at an event at Glastonbury Town Hall. Starting at 17.30, the event is chaired by […]

ACE Annual Report now available – Annual Review

The first Annual Report for Avalon Community Energy is now available to download online! The Annual Report covers the period of January – December 2014 and looks ahead to all we have been doing over the last 6 months as well. This is a very exciting time for ACE as we prepare for our imminent Pioneer Share […]

Molly Scott Cato MEP in Bristol recently with solar panels

The Power to Transform the South West

Avalon Community Energy cordially invite you to a Public Meeting for the launch of a new report from The Resilience Centre: ‘The power to transform the South West’ How to meet the region’s energy needs through renewable energy generation The event is to be held on Friday July 10th at Glastonbury Town Hall, Somerset, from […]

Why Community Energy

Written by our newest ACE Director, Nikki Pillinger. Nikki is a trainee energy consultant and has an MSc in Energy Policy: What are the benefits of community energy projects? Community owned energy projects allow the public to become co-producers of energy rather than distant, passive consumers. This can address the ‘what difference can I make?’ […]

Letter to James Heappey MP

On May 7th, James Heappey was elected as the new MP for the Wells Constituency, which covers the majority of the area we operate within. Our concern is that the new Conservative administration will continue their slow stranglehold on renewables, expressing instead through their actions, their support for the big energy companies and macro-solutions to […]

Say Yes to Worminster Down

SAY YES TO THE WORMINSTER DOWN SOLAR ARRAY Please support the Good Energy proposal to erect a solar array on Worminster Down, North Wootton. We are urging all ACE subscribers and members to write to the Planning Inspectorate to support this case. ACE are in discussions about a potential partnership on this scheme! Why is […]

Launching Membership of ACE!

ACE co-operative has launched its public membership scheme, for the first time welcoming members of the local community of Glastonbury, Wells and the Mid-Somerset area. Following on from Avalon Community Energy’s (ACE) successful application for a Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) grant and subsequent hiring of staff and consultants to support the cooperative’s development, ACE are […]