Everything’s Gone Green?

New Order’s song title suggests Everything’s Gone Green. Or has it?  There are positive indications about a gradual step away from fossil fuel consumption. Figures published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy suggest that renewable energy accounted … Continued

AGM: 22nd April

Our AGM is on Saturday 22nd April at 10.30 am at Turners Hill C of E Primary School. All our members are welcome, along with their friends and family. Come and see the solar installation at the school funded by … Continued

New Share Offer – 8th March 2016

  (THIS SHARE OFFER IS NOW CLOSED – THANK YOU FOR LOOKING)   REPOWERBalcombe is to add two new Schools and 100kWp PV solar to the Co-operative In 2015 REPOWERBalcombe installed 45kWp of solar photovoltaics (PV), at Grange Farm, Turners … Continued

Sad news for REPOWERBalcombe solar farm project

  We wanted our solar dream to inspire people all over the world, but the government have brought that dream to an end with a series of policy changes that are devastating to the community energy sector and the wider renewable energy sector … Continued

Come to hear Jeremy Leggett speak in Balcombe!

Wednesday 11th November 8:00pm to 10:00pm   We’re very excited to be hosting world-renowned energy expert Jeremy Leggett, who will be visiting Balcombe to give a talk entitled ‘The Global Energy Challenge – and Us’.   Jeremy is the author of five books on … Continued

We have planning permission for the solar farm!

Last Thursday was high drama at Mid Sussex council planning committee with the decision being made on our planning application for our 5MW solar farm at Chiddinglye farm just outside West Hoathly. Several Repower Balcombe members, alongside our friends at … Continued

The schools have gone Solar!

In February we had our first public share offer, which was successful in raising £49,000 from about 50 local investors, to fund solar installations on Balcombe and Turners Hill primary schools. Since then we’ve been pushing hard to get all … Continued