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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

  • We want you to contribute (or star!) in our new film!

    We want you to contribute (or star!) in our new film!

    Sheffield Renewables is commissioning a short film to highlight what the organisation and its supporter have achieved so far, and how it intends to continue to develop community owned, clean, renewable energy in the city. Let’s show the many different aspects of the way our work has an impact; on climate change, reducing our reliance […]

  • Our recent AGM – plenty to discuss including the allocation of our first Community Benefit Fund!

    Our Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday 4th February with 60 members attending the event. As well as providing an opportunity to update members on the progress made by the organisation over the last year and our plans going forward, the AGM was a milestone for the organisation, its investors and the city. It […]

  • A day for good news – Share Offer closes 3 weeks early plus Lembas install begins!

    We are really pleased to announce that we are closing our share offer 3 weeks early as we’ve reached our target of £70,000. On the same day as we close our offer, installation has begun at Lembas Wholefood Wholesalers. 90 solar panels will go on their warehouse roof and will contribute a significant amount to […]

  • Share Offer – nearly there!

    We are really pleased that we have received nearly £60,000 in investment (as at December 6th).  It has been amazing to see the support of existing and new members. This means we can go ahead with the installation at Lembas – it should start next week (week of December 12th). If you are thinking of […]