We had a very successful AGM on Saturday, February 24th. Forty members attended out of a total membership of 262. Our Chair, Richard Collins, reported on the performance of our four solar PV schemes and other work carried out during the year. The fifth scheme, which was to be installed in summer 2017, had to […]
micro renewable energy
Jean Community Solar PV, General, Invest co-operatives, community buildings, community owned projects, community solar, Ethical presents, Green, Green investment, Lembas, Low carbon economy, micro renewable energy, Sheffield, solar power, solar PV
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 […]
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 […]
Jean Community Solar PV, Renewable Energy alternatives, CO2 savings, community owned projects, community solar, Green, Green investment, High Green Development Trust, micro renewable energy, Paces Campus, Renewable Energy, Sheffield, Sheffield Renewables, solar power, solar PV, Sustainability
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.
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 […]