Current Portfolio

Our current operational projects:

Gorran Highlanes

Pictures211010 017Site and History: Gorran was CPC’s first community owned renewable energy installation, developed in close co-ordination with the Transition St. Goran group.

Status: Operational

Installation: 2 x Endurance E-3120 80KW wind turbines.

Partners: Community Power Cornwall and Transition St. Goran.

Outputs: Generation August 2011 – September 2016 = 1,833,540 KWh.  Carbon equivalent saving = 840 tonnes. ∗

Other benefits: 3% of the revenue generated is provided to Transition St. Goran for other low carbon activities in the local area. Activities to date include insulation for the village hall and LED lighting in the village church.

 

 

 

BF Adventure, Halvasso

IMG_8162Site and History: BF Adventure is a registered charity providing activities for young people that focus on developing self-confidence, increased communication and team work skills through pursuits that challenge, motivate and inspire young people to take positive steps forward in their life and personal development.

Status: Operational

Installation: Aircon 10S 10KW wind turbine

Partners: Community Power Cornwall and BF Adventure

Outputs: Installed April 2014. Generation March 2014 – September 2016 = 47,680 kWh.  Carbon equivalent saving 21.8 tonnes.∗

Other benefits: BF Adventure will receive a fixed electricity price at parity to its export value for the 20 year lifetime of the project. This will dramatically reduce the charity’s current running costs and protect them against future price rises.

 

∗ based on 0.4585kg CO2e / kWh – 2015 DEFRA

 

The Track

10KW Solar PV installed December 2015

The PV installation reduces the Tracks running costs enabling more funds to be put into site development and improvement including the new Hydrotherapy Pool with Kernow Hydro, as well as enabling the Track to offer an expanded programme of youth activities.

Generation and savings to date (September 2016) – 9652 KWh , saving 4.4tonnes of CO²e (0

.4584kg CO²e/KWh – DEFRA 2015)

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Liskeard School and Community College

img_589537.44KW – Installed September 2016

Potential savings if the school consumes 100% of the electricity generated at their current electricity price (2016) = £1,839/yr

Carbon savings – 17.5t/yr of CO²e

 

 

 

 

St.Cleer School

St Cleer solar29.9KW – installed September 2016

Potential savings if the school consumes 100% of the electricity generated at their current electricity price (2016) = £1,476/yr

Carbon savings – 13.9t/yr of CO²e

 

 

 

 

 

St Gluvias Church Hall, Penryn

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10KW – installed September 2016