Sunshine powered surfing at The Wave

Drone photograph of person surfing

Work is set to start on a solar installation to power The Wave surfing lake in South Gloucestershire with 100% renewable energy.  The South West Energy Hub is proud to have played a part in this innovative project by carrying out a feasibility study which supported South Gloucestershire Council to understand the finance of the […]

£36m for green energy projects in the Solent area

Photograph of solar panels in a field, a solar farm.

The South West Net Zero Hub has played a successful supporting role in Eastleigh Borough Council’s decision to green light investment in an ambitious programme of ‘Green Living’ projects.  Feasibility studies funded by the Hub have contributed to the programme of exciting ‘Green Living’ projects agreed by the council’s Cabinet last month. The investment in renewable energy systems […]

Solar power a step closer for Calne

Overhead photograph of a solar farm with lines of solar panels in a green field

A community scheme to increase the supply of renewable energy to Calne in Wiltshire is a step closer thanks to a £36,000 feasibility grant.

Green energy boost for Dorset

Photograph of a wind turbine and solar panels in a field

A scheme to increase the supply of renewable energy to local people in Bridport, Dorset has taken a big step forward with the award of a £20,000 feasibility grant.  The funding was awarded by the South West Energy Hub in partnership with Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and will be used to investigate the development […]

Funding boost for Island green transport projects

Overhead photograph of a coastal town with buildings and industry.

Two community-led renewable energy schemes on the Isle of Wight have received a total of £73,000 in feasibility funding from the Rural Community Energy Fund. Wight Community Energy will use the grants to test the viability of developing a solar facility in Sandown as well as a new hydrogen production facility. The fund is administered by […]