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 1 December 2017V27 on 1 December 2017.

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 30,687kWh to end of August 2017.

Go to Carbon Intensity to see the current and forecast carbon dioxide emissions associated with using using electricty.


Energy Advice in South Brent

Energy advisors will be on hand at the Old School in Brent, 10.30am to midday on 4th December. 0800 112 3044 for details.

For other home energy saving advice and support contact "LEAP" (Local Energy Advice Program) on 0800 060 7567 or go to If eligible you can get free advice and simple measures such as LED lamps and draught proofing.

Wind turbine monthly output

April 2017: 3,355kWh

May: 22,232.9kWh

June: 29,811.6kWh

July: 21,671.3kWh

Aug: 20,673.2kWh

Sept: 27,562.1kWh

Oct: 36,167.6kWh

Nov: 31,000kWh (subject to confirmation)

PV monthly output

April 2017: 1,196.3kWh

May: 1,145.1kWh

June: 1,234.8kWh

July: 1,300.4kWh

August: 1,115.9kWh

Sept: 808.9kWh

Oct: 509.0kWh

Nov: 359.9kWh