save you money

Saving Money

Paying too much for your energy bills? Find out how to use less and pay less with our money saving tips and free Energy Surgeries

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renewable energy

Renewable Energy

How much of our energy can we produce here in the village? Find out about our projects to produce energy from local sustainable sources.

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green investment

Green Investment

Investment opportunities in our local renewable energy projects from £100 - £100,000. Good returns from green investment.

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Like to join our Co-operative? Find out what we’re doing in the Community and how to get involved.

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Forest Row Energy Co-operative Ltd is a community owned organisation that promotes energy self-sufficiency within Forest Row and the neighbouring area, through

Energy savings

Energy efficiency

Locally derived renewable energy

We are currently assessing the viability of a number of renewable energy projects in and around the village, focusing on solar PV and biomass technology.

Forest Row Energy is a Co-operative, set up in March 2014 to benefit the whole community by supporting residents to reduce their energy usage and energy costs, as well as producing energy from local renewable sources. Our aim is to increase engagement and understanding in the community about sustainable energy and reduce our carbon footprint.

Our strategy is to build an effective organisation, sustained by profitable growth from activities which benefit our community. Our purpose is to value and protect the local and wider environment by reducing our dependence on energy sources that are linked to climate change, or land, air or water pollution.  


Our directors are responsible for the creation and day to day management of Forest Row Energy. In addition we have support from a growing network of local groups and individual volunteers. Please get in touch if you’d like to be involved in this whole community initiative.

Jonathan Shopley


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Esmé Michelle Wild

Director, Funding & Projects

Dorien Slinger

Finance and Administration

  • Keep Warm and Save Money - free events this winter

    Wednesday, 17 January 2018


    On the 24th January and 16th February there will be free advice and support available at The Forest Row Community Centre 12-2pm to help you keep warm in your home and save money on your energy bills.

  • Come Learn, Share and Be Inspired about Community Energy

    Thursday, 23 November 2017


    The Community Energy movement is rapidly gathering momentum in Forest Row and the surrounding area.  As part of this, Friday 1st December is a chance for you to come and share in the buzz as we progress with plans to achieve a big but very real vision - to power our community with clean, green, renewable energy and become self-sufficient in our energy needs - for energy that costs less to you and the environment.