SDCE was set up in early 2016, and officially registered in June 2016. We are a not for profit community benefit company with a great team of directors, drawn from the local community.
In Autumn 2015, PL:21 Transition Initiative members, Katie Reville and Peter Crone, saw an opportunity to invest in the Portworthy community solar array. They successfully applied for the Community Energy Accelerator Grant from RegenSW and Devon County Council to fast track the creation of the new community energy company.
Over the next four months the team of directors emerged with a passion for promoting community owned renewable energy, reducing carbon emissions and addressing local sustainability challenges. SDCE is also a member of the South West Devon Community Energy Partnership, a network of local authorities and community energy groups working in partnership towards a sustainable future.
SDCE's aims are to:
We are at the very beginning of our adventure and we are excited about the future. We'd love to hear from you if you'd like to get involved. Contact us here.
You can download our Rules here: