Put the community in Community Energy.  We are always keen to have more people join us. Get involved on a regular basis OR offer specific one-off help.

Pictures above feature TECs members hosting meetings on solar panels & storage, on Smart Meters and Electric Vehicles

Plenty of scope to find an activity to suit you.  We are always keen to have:

  • people who can deal with our publicity and look after our website
  • others who can join the team to advise groups about their energy use.
  • anyone interested in giving talks about community energy to local groups
  • representatives to attend local and regional seminars and events on all aspects of community energy

Everyone welcome and training provided. For more info go to How to get involved.

You can also support our community initiative by becoming a Member and investing in our projects from as little as £1.

People who have helped us now and in the past.  Support Forum members and organisations:

chloe-and-son-nov-16-tecsChloe joined TECs as Finance and Membership Officer in autumn 2016. She lives in Moretonhampstead and works for the Moretonhampstead Development Trust. She was  a great asset to the team. She finished her role with TECs in the summer of 2017 due to pressure of other commitments. Thanks a lot Chloe

TECs Director for Publicity, Marketing and Engagement. Helen has been involved in TECs since the beginning.

She is a keen supporter of community energy and has previously worked on developing and delivering the Kingsteignton Transition Together programme. She has also been a member of Transition Newton Abbot since 2008 Contact: hchessum@yahoo.co.uk

David has been supporting TECs from its inception.  He has also been a member of the TNA Energy Group for many years, and helped deliver several of its initiatives. David has experience in engineering and teaching science/electronics.

David Eaton is Environmental Protection Manager for Teignbridge District Council (TDC).  David acts as the TDC representative at TECs Board meetings and has been generous with his time and continues to support TECs’ work.

Tony was one of the five founding Directors.  He is Head of Asset Management and Development at Teign Housing and represented their interest in Community Energy.  Tony took over the Chairperson role at TECs untill its first AGM in 2017.

Tony was always very supportive and an excellent representative for TECs.

Iain was one of TECs’ five founding Directors.  As Director of Resources at the Templer Academy Schools Trust (TAST) he was instrumental in helping to secure our first solar PV installation.

Iain acted as Chairperson for TECs until he left TAST to take up another position in early 2016.  He was an excellent champion of Community Energy.

Noel was one of the five founding Directors.  He brought his experience as a School Head to help set up TECs, its constitution and banking facility until he left in early 2016. Noel was also the Two Valley’s representative on the TECs Board.

Katie White works for Teign Housing as their PR & Marketing lead and has eight years marketing experience and qualifications in digital marketing.  She has a photography and design background and has helped TECs with their design and media work.

Of Greener Teign and Two Valleys Community Energy helped develop the umbrella concept for TECs and has provided support especially in defining our constitution.

Gordon and Jackie Hook (Brodie) kickstarted the Community Energy initiative after being inspired by a Regen SW event for councillors.  They brought together many interested parties at the launch meeting in November 2015.

TNA AGMTNA CIC members continue to play a pivotal role in securing grant funding as well as providing  administrative support to TECs.  TNA was registered as a Community Interest Company in 2009, it has been involved in a number of Energy-related projects.