South Brent Community Energy Society

V27 on 16 November 2015


Welcome to the society's website. Here you will find information about the Society and its projects.

The Society was established in 2011 by members of Sustainable South Brent to take forward a medium size wind turbine project for the benefit of the community. The Vestas V27 wind turbine, rated at 225kW, was installed in August 2013 and began generating electricity in September 2013.

V27 on 7 April 2017

V27 paused on 7th April 2017 following the discovery during routine servicing of a damaged gearbox mounting.

The Society also owns the 9.88kWp PV array on the South Brent Recreation Association's pavilion building, which was installed in June 2014 and has generated 24,690kWh to end of March 2017.


Wind turbine monthly output

April 2016: 26,415kWh

May: 19,117kWh

June: 17,602kWh

July: 17,723kWh

August: 24,845kWh

September: 23,685kWh

October: 22,681kWh

November: 30,541kWh

December: 24,409kWh

January 2017: 26,553kWh

February: 45,457kWh

March: 49,390kWh (Subject to confirmation)

PV monthly output

April 2016: 1,110.9kWh

May: 1,300.8kWh

June: 1,136.2kWh

July: 1,258.2kWh

August: 1,192.9kWh

September: 701.8kWh

October: 566.3kWh

November: 353.2kWh

December: 177.1kWh

January: 262.7kWh

February: 359.3kWh

March: 648.1kWh