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Construction at the Braydon Manor is going well

Progress is noticeable at the Braydon Manor Solar Array. The ground anchors and framework are being set, and you can now see what the final shape of the array will be. The construction phase of a solar farm such as the Braydon Manor runs from the civil and electrical engineering work through to commissioning. The different stages […]

06 October 2015
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Press release: First split-ownership solar farm launches in the UK

Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy’s 5 MWp community-owned solar array at the Braydon Manor Farm will now be part of a joint 9.1 MWp solar scheme thanks to the Government’s 2015 shared ownership guidance. Swindon, September 17th, 2015 – Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy (WWCE) successfully raised over £5.6 million to build a 5 MWp community-owned solar […]

17 September 2015
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Braydon Manor mentioned in infographic about solar farms

Infographic on solar energy  by our friends at Mongoose Energy. Solar farms are large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems used to generate clean electricity at scale, usually to feed into the grid. Solar farms can cover anything between 1 acre and 100 acres. There are 450+ operational solar farms in the UK producing over 4,000 MWp a year.  

16 September 2015
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Construction has begun at the Braydon Manor solar farm

Construction has begun at the Braydon Manor solar farm. We’ve got a road(ish), trenches (some with cables in), fencing and lots of little flags! Exciting! The development of a solar array requires the delivery and storage of construction materials, plant, machinery and office accommodation. We have set up a temporary construction compound at the Braydon Manor, […]

15 September 2015
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Letter to Braydon Manor Farm investors 12/3/15

Dear Investors, I am writing to you to keep you up-to-date with your investment and the Braydon Manor Solar Farm project. When the fund raise closed we had taken £2,913,801. This means that when built Braydon Manor Farm will be one of the largest community owned solar farms in England. The community energy movement is […]

26 March 2015
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Letter to Braydon Manor Farm investors 26/03/15

Dear WWCE investors, I’m pleased to tell you that your investments have now been formally accepted and we will begin the process of issuing the share certificates over the next few days. If you invested before original cut-off deadline of 12 December 2014 your certificate will be dated 31 December 2014. If you invested later your […]

26 March 2015
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Braydon Manor Farm – update 18/02/15

The fund raise for Braydon Manor Farm exceeded its target of £2.7 million and closed 4 days early. Total amount raised was £2,938,001 from 396 investors. Thank you for your support everyone! All members who subscribed for shares should have heard  from Ethex that their payments for shares has been accepted. If not please contact the Registry at […]

18 February 2015
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Investments reach £1.65M

As of Wednesday 17th December we have raised £1.65 million towards our target of £2.7 million. It has also been confirmed that community share underwriting specialist Resonance Ltd has agreed to provide £600,000 in underwriting. This effectively means that once the fundraise gets to £2.1 million we can go ahead and build the array. For […]

17 December 2014
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WWCE on BBC Wiltshire

We were delighted to be interviewed by Graham Rogers for BBC Radio Wiltshire. You can listen again for the next 3 weeks  – the interview with Lesley Bennet and Steve Webb starts at 47:30 minutes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02cb8qq

05 December 2014