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Repower Balcombe supports Forest Row Community Fridge

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 

The Times at Grange Farm

The Times at Grange Farm

The Times, November 28 2019, 5:00pm When Gordon Jarvis was asked by a group of villagers if he would allow solar panels on the roof of his cowshed, he agreed straight away. “The roof is here, the sun shines on that side. At the end 

LED Lights for Balcombe Club

LED Lights for Balcombe Club

Our Community Fund helps Balcombe Club to install LED lighting in the Forest room

LED Lights for Bramble Hall

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 

Riding Sunbeam – Before Dawn

Riding Sunbeam – Before Dawn

28th February 2019 RePower Balcombe’s Directors and Committee members were out in force at an event to celebrate the latest update on the Riding Sunbeams project. It’s all systems go, with funding secured for a proof of concept where the technical solutions will be tested 

2019 AGM: 13th April at Crawley Down School

2019 AGM: 13th April at Crawley Down School

Our AGM is on Saturday 13th April at 10.00 am at Crawley Down School, East Grinstead.All our members are welcome, along with their friends and family. Our guest speaker is Ollie Pendered, Chief Executive of Community Energy South, who will talk about the groundbreaking Traction 

Jeremy Quin MP visits REPOWER

Jeremy Quin MP visits REPOWER

As part of the Government’s ‘Green GB Week‘ REPOWER Balcombe (RPB) invited Horsham MP, Jeremy Quin, to Turners Hill Primary school. The aim of the meeting was to share with Jeremy the huge ‘green’ achievements made by the school itself, and in partnership with RPB. Jeremy 

Welcome to RePOWER Balcombe

Welcome to RePOWER Balcombe

Welcome to REPOWER Balcombe: A project that aims to generate the equivalent to 100% of Balcombe’s electricity demand through community-owned locally-generated renewable energy.   In 2015 REPOWERBalcombe installed 45kWp of solar photovoltaics (PV), at a local farm and two local schools. In 2016, thanks to a successful 

LED Lighting for Crawley Down School

LED Lighting for Crawley Down School

REPOWERBalcombe returns to Crawley Down School to help with their lighting conversion project. The school was given a grant of £4,373 for LED lighting in their corridors whilst they paid for lighting in the main hall. The higher efficiency of LED lights coupled with their 

REPOWER’s new Cuckfield School Solar System in the press

REPOWER’s new Cuckfield School Solar System in the press

REPOWERBalcombe provided a grant of £17,858 from its Community Fund for a solar PV system at the school. It is predicted that this will provide up to 20% of the school’s electricity, saving them about £1000 pa (at time of installation) on their electricity bills.