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The UK's first 98kW community-owned solar power station has been completed, registered and is now fully operational.

Our first share offer is closed.

Contact Ovesco for investment in future projects.

We are now seeking new projects for community investment.

Watch this space for announcements about forthcoming renewable energy projects that you can be a part of.


Our next exciting project will be anounced soon!

We've been blown away by the positive response to the Harveys Warehouse share issue. Not only has all the money been raised, but it's been done in record time, 85% from the Lewes community and no grants or bank lending! That's really something to be proud of. The installation is now complete, has been registered with Ofgem and is now fully operational.

We're in talks with other site owners on new projects and will be posting updates on further developments as and when they happen. Get in touch by e-mail if you want to invest in future projects.


So - congratulations to everyone involved - Harveys, Southern Solar and especially the Lewes public. We've taken the first step on the road to energy resilience for Lewes District!


Best wishes


The Ovesco directors


Southern Solar on site at Harveys - see YouTube


See Mike Grenville's PHOTOS from the launch event.


If you would like to express an interest in future projects, please contact us using the form below.






Ovesco has won LEAF funding from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) for two projects. The funding is for Mountfield Road in Lewes and the Barcombe Energy Group. It will be used to help improve energy efficiency and encourage renewable power generation in the Lewes District. The funded work will be completed at the end of March 2012. Studies from the LEAF funding will help Ovesco imporove energy efficiency and bulid new projects to provide carbon netural and renewable heat and power.