Category: Business owners

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ZLC Newsletter May 2019: Cream, Climate Emergency, County Shows, Electric Cars & Renewable Industry News

It’s ShowTime!! In this newsletter we tackle the biggest question of our generation “jam first or cream!!” as we invite you to our County Show stands. We also update on our positive #ClimateAction including our new @RenaultZoe Electric Car & update on whats next in the Renewables Industry. Firstly we wish you all a happy

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Wildlife charity invests in low carbon future

Cornwall Wildlife Trust is making good its commitment to reducing carbon use through the installation of solar panels at its headquarters near Allet. The organisation recently partnered with local experts, ZLC Energy to install a solar array on one of its building and is already reaping the rewards. Read the full article here

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Replant and Regrow

We are really pleased to have received a Grant from the BIG2 Project funded from the ERDF as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.  It partly funded our move to new premises in Liskeard in November 2017. Since then, we have employed 2 new members of staff and help us

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Low Carbon Christmas

  We’re all about Low Carbon here, and you don’t have to shell out the pounds on a solar install to get carbon cutting. I wrote recently about Luci’s Carbon Cutting project, so sticking with the small steps ethos, I’ve compiled a countdown to a Low Carbon Christmas. Each day until the 25th, a recommendation

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Investing in Community Energy

  In early November this year, the UK Treasury announced they would be removing community energy from the SEIS and EIS investment schemes –in effect slashing the return on investment and dis-incentivising potential investors. The news was pretty catastrophic for many community energy groups, although, after the intensive attack already waged on the solar industry

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Is solar PV right for businesses in Cornwall?

This month’s Business Cornwall featured an article from Helen Willett at Coodes, sharing her expert legal tips on what to be aware of if you are considering solar PV for your business- and highlighting that solar is still a lucrative investment for businesses. Solar PV is a simple option and great for businesses right now

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Fossil Free in 2015

At the end of 2014, E.on the German Utiility company took the bold move to seperate off fossil fuel generation assets into a new company, leaving the German energy giant to focus on renewables, distribution networks, and energy efficiency services. The move will immediately establish E.ON as one of the largest green infrastructure companies in

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Visit England champions sustainable tourism

Cornwall is well known for its allure as a holiday destination, with it’s unique landscape and stunning coastline. This is reflected by the number of highly successful holiday businesses in the county, as demonstrated in the recent Cornwall Tourism Awards, where we were impressed to see many of our clients pick up awards. Businesses winning