Sheffield Renewables 2016 Share offer was very successful, raising enough money for two new solar PV schemes. The first of which was successfully completed earlier this year at Lembas Wholefood wholesalers. A significant amount of work had been undertaken to develop the second scheme to the position that we were about to install the panels. […]
This year Community Energy Fortnight is linking up with the Speak Up! Week of Action to showcase community energy initiatives across the country and to demonstrate how community energy is helping to create a clean and secure future for your local area. People up and down the country are eager to be part of the […]
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. […]
Sheffield Renewables are deeply disappointed at the results of the review of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Large cuts to the tariff will be implemented, they are not as drastic as first proposed, but this is little consolation as the FiT will no longer be a means of […]
The MeyGen project, owned by Atlantis, is set to start producing tidal energy in 2016. It’s thought to be the largest tidal energy project in the world, generating enough energy to power 17,500 homes through a series of 269 turbines located on the sea bed at Ness of Quoys, Caithness in north-east Scotland. The Meygen […]
Our first solar PV scheme at Paces, High Green Development Trust, has just completed its first year of generating clean, renewable electricity. It generated 41,870 kWh – the predicted amount was 37,500 kWh. This represents a carbon saving for the year of 18,423 kg.
After a year developing a community solar project Sheffield Renewables is very pleased to announce that work commenced last week installing 50kW of solar panels at High Green Development Trust’s (HGDT) Paces Campus Community Centre. The scheme’s 50 kW array will cover an area larger than a tennis court and have a lifespan of up […]
What can you do? If you are reading this then there is a good chance that you already hold the view that renewable energies are a positive way of producing energy in the U.K. This piece isn’t trying to convince you of the benefits of renewable energy but instead will provide a brief overview of […]