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DCE is recruiting an Asset Manager – apply by 6th November.

We are looking for someone to look after our solar installations, please read below if it it could be you and forward to any interested contacts.  Dorset Community Energy intends to recruit a part-time Asset Manager on a self-employed contract basis, whose responsibilities will entail monitoring performance of up to 25 solar photovoltaic installations on…

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DCE is recruiting an Asset Manager – apply by 6th November.

Dorset Community Energy intends to recruit a part-time Asset Manager on a self-employed contract basis, whose responsibilities will entail monitoring performance of up to 25 solar photovoltaic installations on schools, community buildings and hospitals in Dorset. Remuneration is £22.05 per hour. Full Job Description / Person Specification and how to apply here. Closing date 6th…

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Dorset Community Energy 2020 AGM

Around 30 members joined our Virtual AGM which also featured presentations from Directors on: new installations under our third share offer; Energy Local Bridport and our Communications. The minutes of the meeting and the presentations can be viewed on our Members page.

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Solar panels installed on Beaminster School

DCE have succesfully commissioned a further 112kw of solar PV during the school’s summer holidays. The installation was completed by our contrators: Solar Voltaics, and covers five different parts of the school’s roof. The school will use most of the power on site, with excess energy at weekend’s and during school holidays exported to the…

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We’re in the News – with a £20k grant for development of solar PV

DCE have secured a £20k grant to develop solar photovoltaic generation in and around Bridport as prt of our Energy Local Bridport project. A scheme to increase the supply of renewable energy to people in Bridport has taken a big step forward with a £20,000 grant to Dorset Community Energy. This solar panel project builds…

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Bridport News features DCE in Community Energy Fortnight

June 13th to June 28th was Community Energy Fortnight, which aims to celebrate community energy and to support community energy groups across the country to learn from one another. Bridport News – featured an article about Energy Local Bridport and Dorset Community Energy. A community group will be celebrated for setting up renewable energy sources…

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3rd Share Offer update – Nearly 200kW installed.

Unfortunately the progress on our new installations for our 3rd Share Offer has been delayed by a number of factors including the weather and corona virus. We have however two complete installations: Wey Valley School (photographed) and Blandford School installed in February. These are installed and generating electricity. Installation has also commenced at All Saints…

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90 Households expressed interest in Energy Local Bridport

Following a grant awarded from the Power to Change Bright Ideas Fund last October, Dorset Community Energy launched the Energy Local Bridport project in early January in partnership with Energy Local CIC and Octopus Energy. Previously all our projects have been based of supplying renewable electricity to schools and community buildings, but Energy Local Bridport…

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