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Creating Sustainable Cities

28 November 2017 Pure Leapfrog registered Charity No. 1112249 Company No. 05534395 registered in England & Wales


Community Energy is… •  Communities •  Owning renewable energy assets and/or •  Benefitting from reduced costs as a result of energy efficiency or renewable energy and/or •  Accessing social benefits through sharing of income from renewable energy in community areas of need


Knowledge & Support Funding/Finance

New structures incubator Knowledge & Support Funding/Finance New structures incubator


Example: Ernesettle Solar Farm §  4.1MW ground-mounted solar array §  Constructed 2015 §  Partners: –  Plymouth Energy Community –  Four Greens Community Trust CIC –  Plymouth City Council

§  Site: –  18 acre brownfield site near industrial estate


§  Structure –  –  –  – 

25 year lease on land from PCC 17 year private wire power purchase agreement Grid connection: Western Power Distribution O&M: Pflazsolar GmbH

§  Finance

–  Construction

•  Leapfrog Finance: Construction Bridge Loan

–  Long term re-finance

•  Plymouth City Council: Long-term debt facility - £2.9m, 20 year loan •  Plymouth Energy Communities: Share Offer - £1m; 6% return


British Airways Carbon Fund


Post-subsidy environment


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Claire Hanratty, Pure Leapfrog's CEO, presented an overview of the work that one of the UK's leading community energy charities are involved...

Pure Leapfrog  

Claire Hanratty, Pure Leapfrog's CEO, presented an overview of the work that one of the UK's leading community energy charities are involved...

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