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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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Solar energy doubles in a year!

The output from the Brendon Energy solar power arrays on community buildings more than doubled in 2014, compared to the previous year. The energy production figures will rise even higher in 2015 as new schemes come online and the projects

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10 PARISHES FUND GIVEAWAY!

Every year the solar power projects in Wiveliscombe produce money for the 10 Parishes Community Fund. So far £3,500 has been distributed and another £2-3,000 should be available this year. Applications are now being sought for this years give away.

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Community power station number 6 opens!

Brendon Energy’s 6th power station has just been completed – a roof mounted solar pv unit on Wellington Bowls Club. The installation was carried out by EcoExmoor and is already generating green electricity. The Bowls Club will benefit from the free electricity

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Share offer raises over £125,000!

Brendon Energy’s third share issue has now closed and has reached £126,250! This is excellent news and will allow us to install many new pv installations! Thank you to all the new member investors who are helping to make green energy

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Wivey Climate Change group forms

A new group has been established in the Wiveliscombe area to try to inspire local action on climate change. Wivey Action on Climate had its first meeting on 22nd January 2015 with a well attended talk on ‘Climate past present and

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10 PARISHES COMMUNITY FUND DONATIONS 2014

Brendon Energy members voted at the 2014 AGM to distribute £2,500 from the 10 Parishes Community Fund to the following good causes; £500 to The Paddocks Nursery to enhance the garden £500 to the Kingsmead International Exchange for the Zambia

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Share issue success

Hurrah! Brendon Energy’s second share offer was a great success raising over £51,000 from new and existing members. This has allowed a full repayment of the short term loan used to finance the installations and means that Brendon Energy now

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A community co-operative (registered as an Industrial and Provident Society for community benefit) set-up in 2011 to establish local renewable energy schemes. Our projects generate clean power, provide a return to investors and all profits are invested in new projects and donated to benefit the local community.

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The Greenhouse
Old Brewery, Golden Hill
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