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Community Action for our Energy Future

Total energy produced by our projects so far: 

1,160,536 kWh

Our Projects

We currently have four renewable energy sites generating approximately 150,000 kWh per year.

Our Other Achievements

    • Mentoring the Dearne Valley Eco-Vision in setting up a community renewable energy organisation
    • Developing two hydro schemes through to investment readiness; Jordan Dam Hydro (archimedes screw) and Kelham Island Micro Hydro (water wheel)
    • Assisting South Yorkshire Housing Association in looking at installing solar PV on their supported housing schemes
    • Working on a Renewable Energy Feasibility Study for Sheffield City Council with Ove Arup
    • Advising other community groups on micro hydro projects
    • Undertaking technical reports related to renewable energy

Community benefit fund
In 2017 after the first 3 years of generation we made our first Community Benefit Fund payment. By Summer 2019 we have funded £9,229 to community benefit schemes, the majority in Sheffield funding actions to alleviate fuel poverty through South Yorkshire Energy Centre, and approximately 10% going to overseas projects.