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Sheffield Renewables is a community and a social enterprise that develops, funds, builds, owns and operates renewable energy schemes. This means that we are run by and for local people. Any surplus money we earn is re-invested to support local sustainability. Much of our work is carried out by volunteers, which helps to reduce our costs. Read more about the organisation…

We are currently looking for sites suitable for fully funded community owned solar projects, in return we can offer a reduction on electricity price, and help organisations fulfil their long term environmental and carbon reduction commitments. For further details please visit our Community Solar page.

Latest News

  • Clean Energy Declaration

    Sheffield Renewables joined 90 other northern community groups in a call for the Budget to include measures to support renewable energy. The UK government should be celebrating clean energy as core to its economic plan.   See http://www.green-alliance.org.uk/clean_energy_declaration for the full statement and list of organisations that signed up, before it was sent to the Chancellor. […]

  • Annual General Meeting 2016

    Our AGM this year was held on February 16th.  About 25 people attended.  The main items were: The accounts were approved Three Volunteers were welcomed as Members Tom Harrison resigned as a Director.  The remaining Directors will all continue for a further term and Paul Cocker was appointed as a new Director. The Chair’s Report […]

  • Taking from renewable energy to give to ‘diesel farms’?!

    Taking from renewable energy to give to ‘diesel farms’?!

    The government has just announced significant cuts in Feed-in Tariff (FiT) subsidies for renewable energy, stating the need to cap spending on renewable energy to £100m from 2016 to the end of 2018/19 in order to rein in public spending. This will see the subsidies cut by 65% from the 8th Feb. Sheffield Renewables, like […]

  • Police catch the sun

    Police catch the sun

    Sheffield Renewables have delivered their third community owned renewable energy scheme, a 50kW solar array panel at Attercliffe police station. This project is part of wider efforts by South Yorkshire Police to increase its sustainability, which will also help to reduce energy costs. A locally based community share offer, sourced through Sheffield Renewables, paid for the […]