Fenland Green Power Co-operative (Fens Co-op) own 2 community wind turbines out of 8 at Deeping St. Nicholas
Vine House Farm, Deeping St Nicholas nr Spalding, South Lincolnshire
Community Share Offer
We raised £2.97m through successful share offers in 2007 and 2010 to purchase the two turbines.
To combat climate change by financing a reliable source of renewable energy, provide local people and other investors with a stable, reliable source of income, and help the area transition to a low carbon future economy.
The wind turbines provide a number of associated benefits for the area. These include boosting the local economy by making sure profits stay in the area, contributions to community initiatives and local business rates paid.
Information about the Coop
|8 Directors, each of whom carry out roles that deliver specific support to the benefit of the Co-op|
|The Board appointed Energy4All to carry out the day-to-day management & administration of the Co-op|
|Profits from the turbines are distributed to community funds, such as sustainable energy educational activities in the Fens along with share interest to the members.|
|2 Turbines generating 9,500 MWh per year|
|5,000 Tonnes projected per year|
|Vine Farm was crowned RSPB/Telegraph Nature of Farming award for its farm site biodiversity.|