What we do

Regen SW is a leading centre of sustainable energy expertise and pioneering project delivery.  We enable business, local authorities, community groups and other organisations to deliver renewable energy and energy efficiency and build a prosperous low-carbon economy in the south west of England.

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Regen SW has over 260 Members.  Membership gives you access to the latest sustainable energy news, input into policy consultations, and reduced entry to events.  Join here.

We focus on giving businesses in the south west more of a voice in national policy and help draw in more investment.

News & resources

OpenHydro and Alderney Renewable Energy

10 April 2014

11th Apr 2014

James Fisher Marine Services confirmed

8 April 2014

9th Apr 2014

Member update: Domestic RHI open for

Member update: Domestic RHI open for business

9th Apr 2014

Media Release: Power to the People

Media Release: Power to the People

9th Apr 2014

Community energy policy update

Community energy policy update

9th Apr 2014

KML expands its fleet and team

4 April 2014

4th Apr 2014

Solar strategy huge opportunity for

Solar strategy huge opportunity for south west

4th Apr 2014

Wave Hub strengthens position at

1/4/2014

1st Apr 2014

MEDIA RELEASE: South West communities

MEDIA RELEASE: South West communities receive £30,000 funding to run energy…

29th Mar 2014

Keynvor MorLift Salvages Sinking Cargo

24/3/2014

26th Mar 2014

Kepler Energy win Shell Springboard

Kepler energy

24th Mar 2014

RWE working with businesses

18/3/14

18th Mar 2014

We are pleased to welcome two exciting new members to Regen SW - @TTTotnes and C6 Funding. We look to forward to working with you!

about 2 hours ago

RT @guardian: Eight major UK renewable energy projects receive government backing http://t.co/pO1eOTtJc1

about 3 hours ago

RT @backtoearthsw: Best stand at the #REM14!! Thanks @RegenSW. I’ll see you next year too then!!

about 7 hours ago

RT @fairenergyltd: @RegenSW Great pic of Fair Energy's Martin Blundy on our stand at #REM14 - very successful show, thank you @RegenSW.

1 day ago

Two days to go until the Bristol Tidal Energy Forum. Book your place here: http://t.co/vzuUO6r4dI

1 day ago

RT @SolarsenseUK: @RegenSW @EarthDayNetwork Happy #EarthDay2014! Make this the year you #breakthehabit of traditional energy consumption. G…

1 day ago

RT @ExeterSGU: Thanks @RegenSW. Happy #EarthDay! It's our terrific students who are making great changes for a sustainable future! #greenex…

1 day ago

Today is #EarthDay2014 @EarthDayNetwork! Who is committed to a greener future? (Photo courtesy of @SolarsenseUK) http://t.co/uwjjIL8wmc

1 day ago

Happy #EarthDay2014! @WoodlandTrust @ExeterSGU are among the many companies running great projects & events in connection #greenfuture

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Praise for balanced technology approach

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Regen SW response to Community Energy Strategy call for evidence

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ClimateChangeMatters: Does the coalition have the energy to see its bill through?

Jonathan Johns from ClimateChangeMatters and a director of Regen has also…

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Bristol Channel Energy- Balanced technology Approach

This document draws on various assessments and reports relating to marine…

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Regen SW press release on FIT review and High Court Ruling

Regen SW press release on FIT review and High Court Ruling

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Regen report: The Benefits of Microgeneration and the Feed-in Tariff

Report written by Regen SW on the benefits of microgeneration and the Feed-in…

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Letter to SW MPs on FIT review

Merlin Hyman wrote to South West MPs urging them to take action on the FIT…

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Letter to PM on FIT for social housing

Letter to the PM signed by Regen SW and other organisations on the FIT for…

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Summary of waste review and AD strategy from Regen SW - June 2011

Regen SW summarises the main points relating to energy from waste from…

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Regen summary of government response to CLG committee paper on abolition of RSS

Regen's summary of the government's response to CLG committee paper…

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The South West Bioheat Programme KEY FACTS

The South West Bioheat Programme is driven by the need to support businesses…

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Renewable Energy Progress Report: 2011 Annual Survey

The Renewable Energy Progress Report sets out the renewable resources we have,…

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Onshore electricity generation

Regen SW helps developers and communities understand what their options are for projects in the south west, and how they can best develop their ideas. Find help with getting your project off the ground, and learn more about Communities for Renewables.

More on onshore electricity

Renewable heat generation

Regen SW helps promote the deployment of renewable heat technologies in the south west, deliver policy, and supply chain support and advise business and organisations on the benefits of installing renewable heat.

More on renewable heat

Offshore renewables

Regen SW helps develop the supply-chain of the offshore energy sector in the south west. We have many wave and tidal developers, research organisations and consultancy firms. Find out how we can help your business develop in this sector.

More on offshore

Microgeneration and EE

Regen SW is working to help develop and support the microgeneration and energy efficiency supply chains in the region by providing routes to markets for south-west-based companies.

More on microgeneration

Supporting Communities

Find out what Regen SW does to support communities who are thinking about renewable energy projects in their area, including information about the community energy group network.

More about communities

Renewables in the SW

For over a decade Regen SW has been working to build a sustainable energy sector in the south west. The following pages provide more information about the work we do within policy and planning and also provides our progress reports.

Building renewables

Renewable Energy Marketplace

8 April Westpoint Arena, Exeter 10-4. The biggest energy efficiency and renewable energy show in the south west. So as you can imagine there is a lot going on. Over a 100 exhibitors, a green cars showcase, live demo's, talks, clinics and a leading conference

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Ready for Retrofit Programme

Ready for Retrofit programme, Eligible south west SME’s can access free intensive business support and a £1,000 business development voucher from a Regen SW adviser, designed to create a competitive advantage for their business.

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