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 an Industrial and Provident Society, registered number 31498R.


V27 on July 7th. Clover is added to the grass seed mix to fix nitrogen into the soil.


PV panels fitted to the South Brent Recreation Ground Pavilion, June 28th, by The Good Heat Company. First electricity generated on 30th June. (The assymetric layout is to minimise the effect of shadows from the lamp posts).

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.

In November 2013 SBCES was Highly Commended at the RegenSW Green Energy Awards in the Best Community Project category.