Gawcott Fields Community Solar

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A community energy project tackling fuel poverty in Buckinghamshire

Organisation type

Community Energy

Location

Gawcott, Buckinghamshire

Award date

£75,000

Key objectives & Outcomes

Grant purpose

To provide additional funding towards Gawcott’s community benefit work tackling fuel poverty and unlock additional investment from other social investors.

Accountable to the local community

Local members of the Gawcott community make up a majority of board members and a community bond offer allowed local members of the community to invest in the solar farm.

Trading for the benefit of the local community

Surplus income from the sale of electricity goes towards different community projects in the local area and tackling fuel poverty.