Entries by leahrobson

Low Carbon Record Month

 Britain set a new record in August – it was the lowest carbon our electricity has ever been. If we’re going to beat climate change and become a zero carbon economy, the biggest task  is cleaning up our electricity system. There’s plenty of others like transport, heating, food, industry, and planting more trees, and on […]

New Share Offer Now Live

Would you like to invest in community energy?  The government are ending the feed-in tariff, the old system of support for solar, and this year is our last chance to claim it. Community energy co-ops like MaidEnergy have until March 2020 to install solar and connect it to the grid. So we’re working with 10 community buildings […]

2017-18 Report and Accounts

Here are MaidEnergy’s Report and Accounts for the year from October 2017 to September 2018. It was a good year in which we generated slightly more electricity than forecast, made a surplus of £13,773, paid our first dividend to members of 2.5%, and were left with £53,290 in the bank to put towards new developments in […]

2019 AGM

2019 AGM The Annual General Meeting will be held at 7pm on Tuesday 12th March @ Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4PF. New members are welcome to join us – we can discuss future projects and how you might like to be involved. Michael, Leah, Sean, Ben & Nicola

Community Energy South news

We were featured in Community Energy South’s news this month. Maid Energy We heard the latest news from Nicola Davidson, Director of MaidEnergy Co op: “Maid Energy are racing against the clock to engage with owners of community buildings and schools in and around the Maidenhead area to access their roof space for solar.  Aiming to use […]

2017 Report and Accounts

Here are our report and accounts for 2017 – from 1 Oct 2016 to 30 Sep 2017 to be exact. We generated 92.6 MWhrs of power over the year, compared to 30.84 MWhrs the year before. This saved approximately 13 tonnes of CO2. Financially, our income was £25,028 and costs were £15,990, so we made a […]

AGM on Tuesday 17th April

Our 2018 AGM was held on 17th April 2018, reflecting on a good first full year of generating 2016-17 was our first full year of generating from all our solar panels from our sites at Norden Farm Arts Centre in Maidenhead, and The Magna Carta School in Egham, where we have panels on two separate buildings. We […]

Looks like a good year

In September 2016 we finished installing our solar panels at The Magna Carta School in Egham, and now we have the figures for a full year’s generation. They’re looking good.  (photo credit MaidEnergy/MrShutterbug)   We’ve generated more than we expected to at each of our sites over the last 12 months – Norden Farm Arts Centre in Maidenhead […]

Smoothie Bike Fun

We are really excited to be promoting new forms of energy with a Love Smoothie bike at this weekend’s Egham Magna Carta day and next weekend’s Virginia Water Carnival Capers.  Both events are fun community events with stalls from local Scouts and Guides, sports clubs, charities and businesses.  You are sure to find plenty to […]

Come and see for Yourself

MaidEnergy AGM Invitation 25th March, 11am – Magna Carta School, Thorpe Road, Staines Upon Thames, TW18 3HJ Thanks to our members’ investments, MaidEnergy was able to install clean, renewable energy at the Magna Carta School and Norden Farm Arts Centre last year. Come and hear more about how MaidEnergy achieved this and our plans for the coming […]