People at Power for Good

Margaret Healey-Pollett


Margaret has been interested in renewable energy for as long as she can 
remember, and is greatly encouraged by the way it is now being developed 
and installed across the country, especially by local community 
groups.  Margaret lives in Kings Heath in a house with a south-facing
roof where solar panels were installed in September 2011.  She belongs
to All Saints Church in Kings Heath where she also managed the installation of PV panels. 

John Heywood

Company Secretary

·     John has demonstrated his commitment to public service and
administration by being a local authority social worker for thirty six years
before retirement.  His interest in environmental issues was nurtured by
life in Gloucestershire; and is an expression of his Christian commitment to
the world. He has directed the installation of solar panels on his parish church.

Steve Lyne


After 40 years as a quantity surveyor Steve has a good
understanding of building construction and civil engineering, and knows how the
industry works. He also maintains great interest in all modes of renewable
energy generation, but focussing on photovoltaic panels and keeping abreast of
current developments. He is a member of a Transition Group in Sutton Coldfield,
he is involved in a hydro scheme in a Birmingham Park and he is presently
renovating his own house to a low carbon standard.

Beryl Moppett



Beryl is a retired mathematics teacher and a Reader in the Anglican Church. 
For the last five years, on behalf of the Solihull Faiths Forum,
she has organised the Go Green Fair that takes place in the centre of Solihull
and is currently chairing the Solihull Big Green Group.

John Parkin


John is a retired science teacher with an interest both in the science of renewable energy and in the population's understanding of the issues involved. He is an Anglican Reader with an interest in the factors which influence people's actions 

Madelaine Ruehl


John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson is a
retired Anglican priest. He is a graduate in Theology from Cambridge
University and was a VSO volunteer teacher for two years in Belize.
After parish ministry in inner city Birmingham, he was appointed
Tutor in Mission, Pastoral Studies and Black Theology at Queens
Theological College in Birmingham.
John is active in peace
and justice issues and has a particular concern for combating climate
change, the generation of energy from renewable sources and reducing
the carbon footprint of churches and other religious communities.
Solar panels were installed on his home in 2011. He belongs to St
Hilda’s Church, Warley Woods, in Smethwick.