2016 – Solar Statistics

How did the solar panels fare over 2016? Graph 1.  Average daily output – with the 2016 production in brown Graph 2. Monthly output displayed against previous years – 2016 in blue Graph 3. Monthly output displayed against the average of what we would expect (the green line), and the last four years averaged And […]

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Martin Alder

We were very saddened to learn of the death of Martin Alder in October 2016. Martin was instrumental in establishing the Gloucester Community Energy Co-operative, and served as its chair for many years. He was involved with renewable energy for more than 30 years. Initially he joined the water industry in 1979 (Wessex) where he […]

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September 2015 – Solar Statistics

Here are the latest statistics for the generation from our solar panels on the CityWorks building in Gloucester. The good news is that the minor inverter issues we noticed in January have not resurfaced, although we will be watching carefully again this winter. We are pleased that we can report that overall the production for […]

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Calling all members – AGM on 24th Sept 2015, 7.30pm

You are invited to our AGM on Thursday 24th September at the Gloucester Resource Centre, City Works, Alfred Street, Gloucester GL1 4DF. Tea and coffee will be available from 7pm, and the meeting will start promptly at 7.30pm with a presentation, discussion, and an opportunity for questions. The talk will focus on the expected impact […]

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The Power to Transform – 7pm, Thursday 17th September 2015

This event is to launch the report: ‘The Power to Transform the South West’, in Gloucestershire. The report was created by the Resilience Centre and commissioned by Green MEP Molly Scott Cato, it demonstrates how the South West can provide 100%+ of its energy needs through renewable energy alone. The report identifies the potential for […]

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Call for new Board Members

Gloucestershire Community Energy Co-operative (GCEC) is recruiting new Board members to add to the existing Board of four. We hope to identify and develop new projects, and our immediate priority is to put in place a one year and a five year plan. Will you join us? About GCEC Gloucestershire Community Energy Coop (GCEC) is […]

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March 2015 – Solar Statistics

Here are the latest statistics for the generation from our solar panels on the CityWorks building in Gloucester. Over the end of 2014 and the start of 2015 we had a problem with one of our inverters. R-ECO engineers came to have a look, but before they performed any intervention the inverter seemed to correct […]

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Autumn Statistics 2014

Here are the latest statistics for the generation from our solar panels on the CityWorks building in Gloucester.  In summary we had an above average September, which finished a high generation period overall for the summer, and then back down to earth with a slightly below average October. Of course the long summer days are […]

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25 Sep 2014 – AGM and Pete Capener talk

We are holding our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 25th September at the Gloucester Resource Centre, City Works, Alfred Street, Gloucester GL1 4DF. Anyone who is interested in Community Energy is welcome to attend the meeting. ‘Can Community Energy Really Make a Difference?’ Pete Capener, Chair of Bath & West Community Energy and interim Chair […]

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Cheltenham Green Doors 20th and 21st September – all welcome

Cheltenham Green Doors are holding their 4th open homes and the gardens annual event on 20th and 21st September 2014. Homes across Cheltenham and the surrounding area will be opening their doors over the weekend, to enable you to see how they are investing in and employing sustainable energies and ways of living. Cheltenham Green […]

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