PEC Renewables

Building a greener energy future in Plymouth

PEC Renewables is a Community Benefit Society, set up in 2014 by Plymouth Energy Community to fund, install and manage community-owned renewable energy installations. 

How PEC Renewables Operates:

PEC Renewables is owned by its Members on a one Member, one vote basis. The rights of the Members are set out in the Rules. As a Community Benefit Society, PEC Renewables is regulated by the FCA.

Ernesettle Community Solar

Ernesettle Community Solar (ECS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary organisation of PEC Renewables, set up to fund and manage the Ernesettle ground-mounted array. 

PEC Renewables Projects

Solar Visit 1
In progress

Solar Schools

We've partnered up with the wonderful team at Earth Energy Education to offer local primary schools workshops and the opportunity to 'get hands on' with solar at Ernesettle.

Landscape Masterplan
In progress

Chelson Meadow Solar Farm

We are working with Plymouth City Council to develop a community-owned solar farm on the old landfill site at Chelson Meadow.

Ernesettle solar wide shot

Ernesettle Solar Farm

In 2016, we transformed 18 acres of derelict land into our first ground-mounted solar array, using £1m in community shares and providing huge benefits for the wider community.

Life Centre Rooftop Group shot

Our Second Solar Share Offer

In 2015, our second solar share offer allowed us to build 10 more roofs across the city.

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Our First Solar Share Offer

In 2014, we launched our first share offer to build 21 solar roofs on schools and community buildings.