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GreenPower is Recruiting

Do you want to work on making a difference to the climate emergency? These jobs might be for you. Scottish renewable energy company GreenPower, based in Alloa, is looking for dynamic people to join its highly skilled team. Land and Estates Manager securing and managing land for renewable development Development Manager(s) delivering green energy projects […]

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SDA Academy Riders Selected

This is the SDA Academy’s 6th year, so 72 riders have now had the chance of some expert coaching and it is great to see so many previous pupils challenging for podium places. Colin Houston, Chair of the Scottish Downhill Association expressed his thanks to GreenPower for their on-going support “we have seen some great […]

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Congratulations to ‘Back from the Brink: Saving our Small Blue’, Winners of the Nature of Scotland Community Initiative Award

GreenPower staff and guests were delighted to attend the RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards last night.  The event, this year hosted by Gordon Buchanan and Ewan McIlwraith, is a celebration of the fantastic work being carried out by groups and individuals to help safeguard Scotland’s natural environment. The Community Initiative Award which GreenPower has sponsored […]

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GreenPower Helps Boost Visitor Numbers to RSPB Black Devon Wetlands

GreenPower is delighted that its sponsorship of RSPB Black Devon Wetlands events is encouraging more people than ever to visit the reserve and engage with the remarkable and diverse nature that can be found there. Seonaid Mason, Senior Development Officer for RSPB Scotland, said that the two new interpretation panels which include information on the […]

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Climate Change – what’s all the fuss about?

George Baxter, GreenPower’s Director of Development was invited to speak to the Blackridge Scottish Women’s Institute this autumn and decided in response to the recent declaration of a climate emergency to focus his talk on Climate Change. After a brief introduction to GreenPower George explained about our Drumduff Wind Farm which is close to Blackridge […]

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GreenPower Attends UK Onshore Wind Conference

The new-look GreenPower stand at the Renewable UK Onshore Wind conference in Glasgow this week. The conference was excellent with a lot of discussion based on the growing need for more onshore wind in the UK energy mix. The message from the RUK Chief Executive Hugh McNeal was: ‘You can’t be serious about net zero […]

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GreenPower Acquires 100% Of Carraig Gheal Wind Farm

Scottish renewable energy business GreenPower has acquired 100% ownership in its 46 MW Carraig Gheal onshore wind farm, which GreenPower originated and managed through development, consenting and construction. GreenPower has operated the 20 turbine wind farm, located in Argyll & Bute, Scotland since 2011. The project had previously been co-owned by GreenPower and the Ampere […]

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Carraig Gheal Community Benefit Fund Helps Launch New Community Skiff

September saw the launch of “Cruachan”, a new skiff to join the existing “Mingulay” skiff in Kilchrenan, Inverinan and Dalavich Coastal Rowing Club (KIDS). A successful grant application to the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund resulted in £4,090 being awarded allowing completion of the project. Gordon Leveratt, an ex-submarine commander who has managed […]

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Scottish Renewable Energy Festival – GreenPower Welcomes New Director

George Baxter joined GreenPower in August 2019 as Director of Development, having worked with energy utility group SSE for the previous 12 years, where he held the roles of Head of Development Strategy and Head of Strategic Relations. He has played a key role in delivering consents and overcoming stakeholder challenges growing an operational renewable […]

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