SHARE Community Energy Group

South Hill Association for Renewable Energy (SHARE)

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This popular group, started in 2014 and incorporated as a Community Benefit Society in June 2015, is dedicated to supporting sustainability and renewable energy in the Parish of South Hill and beyond.


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SHARE Update

South Hill Association for Renewable Energy  Since the AGM in September, we have appointed two new directors.  Astrid Fischer and Sue Skelton were invited to join the Board.  Astrid will take the role of Company Secretary, and Sue will continue as Treasurer.  We are still actively seeking a Finance Director. At our first Management Committee […]Read More »

Tamar Energy Fest

On October 28th 2017 SHARE were delighted to be invited to Tamar Energy Fest, by Tamar Energy Community at Tavistock Town Hall. We joined other community initiatives: Roots to Transition/Tasty Tavy www.transitiontavistock.org.uk/working-groups/roots-to-transition Sustainable South Brent   www.sustainablesouthbrent.org.uk  including Woodfuel from hedges Tamar Grow Local www.tamargrowlocal.org  Sustainable local produce Transition Tavistock www.transitiontavistock.org.uk including “life without plastic” display […]Read More »

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Our Mission:

“Powering renewable energy into a secure and sustainable future for all”

NEW MEMBERS WELCOME

Membership Application Form
for those who live, work or own property in South Hill Parish

Associate Membership Application Form
for others

Visit our Membership page to read our Rules and other information

Contact:
share@south-hill.co.uk


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energySHARE movie

energySHARE movie

As a prelude to our energyshare funding application, we made a short video (above) to attract votes on Crowdfunder. We got 158 supporters, beating the competition for “Pot 1” funding.


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As seen at our Slow Cooker workshop, May 2016:

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How it all started…

It all began when representatives of Community Energy Plus came to chat to us about projects currently active in Cornwall.  Community Energy Plus is an “award-winning social enterprise that provides complete energy answers to help householders in Cornwall enjoy warmer, energy efficient homes as part of a more sustainable future” (direct quote from their website). They are funded by a number of organisations including Cornwall Council, NHS Cornwall & Isles of Scilly, the Department for Energy and Climate Change, and with money from the Big Lottery Fund.

As a result, a number of meetings followed, and a group of about 25 individuals emerged with an interest in forming a proper association.  In November 2014 we obtained funding from energyshare.  This money (£10,000) has been used to work out and implement a proper structure for SHARE, to pay for feasibility studies for possible renewable energy projects in the Parish, and to initiate our first major project.