Welcome to the South Brent Community Energy Society's website.

SBCES was established by members of Sustainable South Brent in 2011 to take forward a 225kW wind turbine project for the benefit of the community of South Brent in Devon, UK. It is a registered society under the Cooperative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, registered number 31498R.

The Society's Vestas V27 wind turbine was funded by a community share issue and installed in August 2013. The 9.88kW PV system was installed in June 2014.


V27 following its autumn servicing, 22nd September 2015.



PV panels fitted to the South Brent Recreation Ground Pavilion, June 28th, by The Good Heat Company. First electricity generated on 30th June 2014. Together with other energy saving improvements the Rec has halved its electricty consumption.


PV output on 19th June 2015.