Community Fund Projects

Please find below brief details of each of the local initiatives we have helped with our Community Fund. Simply click on each for further information.

Please note that we are in the process of updating this information to cover all the initiatives we have supported.

  • Repurposed laptops for St Wilfrid’s
    Addressing climate change is not limited to reducing our dependence on burning fossil fuels for energy by replacing them with renewable energy. We can also help by recycling. We are pleased to report that, through our Community Fund, we donated 4 repurposed laptops for students 
  • Low Energy Fridges for Bentswood Hub Community Larder
    REPOWERBalcombe are pleased to have been able to help Bentswood Hub obtain some new, energy efficient fridges and freezers to help to store donated frozen and chilled foodstuff. By choosing low energy appliances we can all help reduce our electricity costs and reduce our impact 
  • Repower Balcombe supports Forest Row Community Fridge
    Repower Balcombe seeks to use its Community Fund to support local people in close proximity to Balcombe, in their actions towards achieving a ‘green’ future. Initially we considered installing a solar array on the Community Fridge building, but we then discovered they were using old 
  • LED Lights for Balcombe Club
    Our Community Fund helps Balcombe Club to install LED lighting in the Forest room
  • LED Lights for Bramble Hall
    Visitors to Bramble Hall may have noticed the many high floodlights, the primary source of lighting for the hall. But you may not know that there’s an Energy Group within the Parish Council. Apart from covering activities at the Lower Stumble oil exploration site on 
  • REPOWER’s new Cuckfield School Solar System in the press
    There is also a very good article at the Solar Power Portal
  • Holy Trinity C of E Primary School – Generating
    We’re Generating! Thursday 15th February 2018 Despite the inclement weather earlier this week, all the panels have been installed and are now generating. Well done to everyone involved in the project. Another great success for the Cooperative. Wednesday 14th February 2018 “Good progress has been 
  • LED Lights for West Hoathly School
    LED Lighting and controls, expected to save £500 pa on electricity bill with further savings due to longer life.
  • Renewable co-op REPOWERBalcombe installs battery storage system at Sussex school
    Turners Hill School, near East Grinstead, East Sussex, has recently installed 12kWh of battery storage to capture much of the spare electricity generated by the various renewable energy systems at the school.   The money to install the battery system was provided from REPOWERBalcombe’s Community 
  • Renewable co-op REPOWERBalcombe installs energy-saving lights at Sussex school
    REPOWERBalcombe, the Sussex renewable energy Co-operative, has provided money from its Community Benefit fund to install 158 new LED fittings and 18 PIRs (passive infrared sensors) at Imberhorne School, in East Grinstead, East Sussex. This is predicted to conserve more than 19,500 kWh of electricity