We monitor the output from the turbine closely to spot how its performing. This graph shows how the natural variation in wind changes the output month by month, year by year.
South Brent’s community-owned Vestas V27 started production last week and 10th September sees 2355kWh on the clock. It is great to this project go live, as it is very similar to our local Sustainable Hockerton turbine, which is also fully community […]
If this property’s share in our community-owned wind turbine were taken into account, it would have the lowest energy use and CO2 emissions of all properties in the recent Government-backed Retrofit Revealed report. The Government’s Technology Strategy Board (TSB) funded the Retrofit for the […]
The Sustainable Hockerton community-owned wind turbine continues to turn a profit! Members of the Society have received payments of 8% interest and there is enough money left in the bank to donate £10,000 to the village to pursue sustainability and […]
Two wind turbines have popped up around Hockerton. Patrick, a local organic farmer, has installed a Gaia 11kW and another local farmer has erected an Enercon E33 near Eakring. SYNERGY the transition group in our neighbouring town of Southwell is also working […]
Hockerton’s community-owned wind turbine is beginning to reap financial rewards for both its shareholders and the village. It has just paid out its first interest payment to members of 5%, only 18 months after production started. It has also made […]
The media continue to follow the progress of our community-owned wind turbine with interest, and today BBC Nottingham provides an online update. So far the turbine has generated over 240,000Kwh of electricity (latest figures from end of December 2010), the equivalent to […]