Community Energy in North Somerset

Our purpose is to help local communities to reduce energy costs and become more sustainable by reducing their carbon footprint. More specifically we aim to raise funds from the community to enable us to install locally-owned renewable energy systems and use the surplus income from these systems to fund work that reduces people’s energy consumption – for example, by improving home energy efficiency.

COVID-19 Update

Low Carbon Gordano Ltd has continued to operate in the current Covid-19 situation, providing solar-generated electricity into the grid and for our partners. All of our schemes are outperforming forecasts and we are confident that our long-term financial returns remain secure as they are backed by Government-guaranteed electricity supply contracts.

Although the pandemic has slowed some things down, we continue to work on possible new developments whilst ensuring that our existing schemes are properly maintained.

AGM 2021

The 2021 AGM will be held via Zoom on Friday 25th September at 7:00pm, and will be livestreamed via our Facebook page. Full details including the agenda will be available nearer the time.

Our Communities

When Low Carbon Gordano was established in 2011 we defined our community as consisting of the towns of Portishead and Pill and the adjoining villages. After 3 years experience in developing projects we realised that this area was too small to sustain a long term sustainable energy project. As well as size there are significant constraints which were not foreseen at the outset; these include the Green Belt designation which covers all of the original area and the presence of Bristol airport which has so… Read more