• Solar investors urged to move quickly to secure EIS tax relief

     The Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative is encouraging investors to move quickly as the UK government has just announced plans to remove community energy projects from its Enterprise Investment Scheme, which allows investors to claim income tax relief of 30 per cent on their investment. The innovative co-operative was launched last month (September 29) and has…

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  • Great News – EIS Tax Relief Confirmed

    It’s great news – we are delighted to be able to inform you that we have received advanced assurance from HMRC that Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative qualifies for EIS tax relief on shares. This means that those who buy shares in ECSC receive 30% income tax relief on the money invested. See HMRC website for more…

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  • Eco Fair

    Our Directors attended the Greenpeace Scotland Eco Fair on Sunday 4th October. They were delighted with the interest expressed by the attendees. We now have printed copies of the share offer document available – click here to request a copy by post or to download a  copy now.

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  • Share offer Launched

    Thank you to Gylemuir Primary School for hosting a fantastic share offer launch. The sun was shining and pupils were show casing “weather” sun glasses and solar inventions. Heather “the weather” Reid was on hand to formally launch the offer. Gyelmuir Primary will benefit from the installation of solar panels from the co-operative.  

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