About Us

Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative (ECSC), legally known as Edinburgh Community Solar Limited, was formed in December 2013. A registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, we have 683 members and generate electricity from solar power at 30 host buildings across Edinburgh.

Our aims are to:

  • Support and be involved in the development, installation, management, operation, generation, transmission and provision of renewable energy and low carbon sources;
  • Reduce climate change emissions
  • Alleviate fuel poverty
  • Improve energy security
  • Help foster sustainable development in and around Edinburgh

Members icon683 members
Directors icon12 Directors, 7 elected by the members, 3 appointed by City of Edinburgh Council, 2 co-opted
Profits iconProfits distributed to the members and community projects in the Edinburgh area
Production icon1.5GWh generated per year (weather dependent)


Edinburgh Community Solar Limited (IP032277). Registered Society 32277R.
Registered Address:
Friends of the Earth Scotland
Thorn House
5 Rose Street

Unless you need to use our legal registered address, please contact us using the details on our Contact Us page.