Following the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, Esk Energy is now referred to as a ‘registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014′. The company was originally registered as an Industrial and Provident Society for the benefit of the community under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965, in August 2008.
The company has an approved set of rules and is owned by its members on a one person/one vote basis.
The company was established in the Esk Valley by residents to fund Whitby Esk Energy:
a small-scale hydroelectric project to support community carbon reduction in the Esk Valley.
Company no. 30534R
Registered office of Esk Energy (Yorkshire) Limited: c/o ‘Heatherley’, Dikes Lane, Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, TS9 6HG