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River Exe hydro open evening

Brendon Energy is applying for permissions for a hydropower scheme on the River Exe,  projected to generate 450,000kWh of electricity each year, saving 240 tonnes of CO2 yearly. Financial projections indicate the project will generate a substantial annual Community Fund over

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Green energy more than doubles!

The green energy being produced by the Brendon Energy solar panels has more than doubled over the last twelve months. The new installations that have come onstream mean that output by the early autumn of 2016 had already doubled the

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Solar giveaway for 10 Parishes!

As the time for the AGM approaches we are once again looking for worthy causes to benefit from the 10 Parishes Community Fund. This years fund will be £2,500 funded by the solar power plants on the community buildings in

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Power stations 12 and 13 now generating!

Brendon Energy continues to install new renewable electricity power stations as part of our local contribution to the fight against climate change. Two new roof mounted solar arrays have been successfully installed on two local schools – Somerset Bridge Primary School in

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A big co-op family

Amidst all the doom and gloom stories about the terrible impact that the government policies are having on the renewables sector this year, it is worth remembering that BE is part of a big energy co-op family. In the UK

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Power stations 10 and 11 are up and running!

The UCEF development grant and our last successful share offer has allowed BE to progress several new schemes. The latest ones to come onstream are solar pv arrays on the Friends Meeting House in Taunton and North Curry School. The

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Record green energy production

Another year, another record for green energy production by Brendon Energy – over 74,000 kWh! The 2015 figures were helped by the installation of four new solar pv power plants during the year, with three of them coming on stream

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Climate justice!

Two Brendon Energy Directors joined with a dubious looking polar bear in the climate justice march in Bristol at the weekend. Thank you to all the BE members who are doing their bit in the fight against climate change by

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Power station number nine!

In the October half term work was completed on the 9th BE solar power station and its first in Taunton – at Heathfield Community School. The 164 panels should generate 41kW at peak. Great news for the school, BE and

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Two new power stations up and running!

Brendon Energy has successfully installed two more solar pv arrays on the roofs of community buildings. With the help of our partners North Curry Community Energy the two new green energy power stations are North Curry Village Hall North Curry

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