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London’s first community-owned solar power project to be built on social housing

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Brixton Energy Solar 1 will be installing solar panels over several roofs on the Loughborough Estate in Brixton. This community solar scheme is believed to be the UK’s first inner-city, co-operatively owned, renewable power station to be built on social housing. The solar scheme has already raised 70 percent of its £75,000 target by issuing a community share offer which provides investors with a return of up to 3 percent per annum.

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