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GreenPower Continues to Support Scottish Downhill Association Academy

Despite the forecast for high winds and rain about 60 hardy riders turned up at Glencoe to enjoy a weekend of riding and to attend the AGM of the Scottish Downhill Association (SDA). The AGM held on Saturday evening updated the riders on the finances of the SDA. Despite incurring a small loss over the […]

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Millenderdale Wind Farm Environmental Statement Second Addendum Submitted

GreenPower has submitted further environmental information in support of its proposed Millenderdale Wind Farm to South Ayrshire Council. This focuses on cumulative noise and private water supplies. The planning application was submitted in June 2014 and subsequently revised in March 2016 from seven turbines to five turbines along with a reduction in maximum  turbine height […]

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2017-2018 Riders Announced for GreenPower/Scottish Downhill Association Academy

Following the SDA’s final races of the series at Fort William the riders who have been selected to attend this coming year’s GreenPower sponsored Scottish Downhill Association mountain biking Academy were announced in front of a large crowd. They are: Juvenile               Archie Gilmour, Lewis Elder Youth                    Ronan White, Torin Moffat Junior                    Connor Gibb, Owen […]

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Carie Hydro in the Spotlight

GreenPower was delighted to welcome senior staff from the Tay Forest District, Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) and the Scottish Government’s Environment & Forestry Directorate (ENFOR) to our Carie hydro project on Loch Rannoch. The visit was a chance for senior staff to see at first-hand how partnership working is helping to generate income from publicly […]

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Job Vacancy: Analyst (Wind/Hydro/Solar)

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a well-established and experienced renewable energy company and are keen to take on responsibility for growing GreenPower’s performance, assessment and operational capabilities, this post could be what you are looking for.  You will need to be qualified in a relevant scientific discipline and have industry experience […]

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RSPB Nature of Scotland Community Initiative Award Shortlist Announced

GreenPower are delighted to be sponsoring the Community Initiative Award of the RSPB Nature of Scotland 2017 Awards with the following projects having been shortlisted: Cumbernauld Living Landscape works to engage communities to enhance, restore and connect the urban greenspace areas of the town and ensure healthy places are at the heart of the town’s […]

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Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Awards Grants to Local Projects

Another four local projects have benefited from the most recent round of funding in the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund main grant scheme. Friends of St Conan’s Kirk have been awarded £7,000 towards the cost of restoring the library at the Kirk to allow its use once again as a small meeting room […]

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One Month to Announcement of RSPB Community Initiative Award Shortlist Sponsored by GreenPower

Since the launch of the RSPB’s Nature of Scotland Awards in 2012 almost 50 winners have been celebrated for their excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement in Scottish nature conservation and we are looking forward to celebrating this year’s unsung heroes. Designed to recognise and celebrate the achievements of the inspirational people, projects and organisations working […]

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