About Us...

Established in the year 2000, DARE is a Devon based social enterprise with many years experience advising on renewables and energy efficiency.

We are completely independent and impartial and are not partnered with any commercial installers or energy supply companies.
 

 DARE the story so far

  • promoting the adoption of energy efficiency measures and renewable technology
  • providing high quality technical advice, consultancy and project management
  • participate in networks, partnerships and other forums

 

We work with local authorities, schools, churches, communities, businesses and individuals to improve the local energy infrastructure.  DARE's committed, experienced and professional team are on hand to help with any advice that you may need.

DARE’s mission statement is to empower our sustainable energy future through:

Our commitment

 Meet the team

Dr Tom Furness - Director and Head of Technical Services
Andrew Shadrake - Senior Associate

 

Dr Tom Furness - Director 

 

Devon born, Tom started his renewable energy career working as a hydropower engineer in the late 90’s. Tom has been involved with DARE since its inception and founding in 2000.

Tom is a technical specialist and has degrees in energy and renewables. Tom has worked on a huge range of projects from project managing multi million pound turnkey hybrid solutions, through to feasibility work at a domestic scale.

Since gaining his Ph.D. Tom has kept up his education and is qualified to install most renewable technologies.

Adrian Sargood – Director and Chair

Adrian Sargood – Director and Chair

Adrian Sargood – Director and Chair

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