HOW TO INVEST
HKD Energy’s first share issue for the Downlands School solar project was over-subscribed. When we have another share issue we will post details here.
Community energy projects work like this: Individuals and organisations can invest money and become full voting members. The capital is invested in local renewable energy projects, which generate electricity and income from its sale. The income allows the project to pay interest to investors and return capital over the life of the project,
Investing in Community Shares (pdf). This guide explains what community shares are, and will help inform your decision on whether you should invest in a community share offer. It focuses exclusively on organisations that are registered with the Financial Services Authority as co-operatives or community benefit societies, which are subject to different legislation from companies, and have their own unique form of shares.
For more information about community shares and how they work see: http://communityshares.