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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

  • 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 […]

  • New Community Share Offer

    Our new Community Share Offer to raise £70,000 to install two more solar PV schemes will launch on Tuesday, November 1st at 7pm at the Quaker Meeting House, St James Street near the Cathedral in the city centre.  Tea & coffee available at 6.45 pm.  Our first new scheme will be on the roof of […]

  • Farewell to DECC

    In case you haven’t noticed that the Department for Energy & Climate Change has been abolished, you might like to read the following from BioRegional – http://www.bioregional.com/deccs-demise-is-there-a-silver-lining/