John Whitten

John co-led the development of Wedmore solar co-operative, one of the first community- owned solar schemes in the UK ( He also founded an award- winning solar panel installation company, Ethical Solar, installing hundreds of photovoltaic systems during the solar boom around 2010. While most of their work was domestic, they installed larger systems on farms and community buildings. Their clients included Bristol City Council, Bristol Power CIC, Bristol Energy Coop and The Wildlife Trust.