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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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Book Keeper – Immediate Vacancy

We are seeking to appoint a Book Keeper to help ensure smooth processing of purchase orders, expenses, accounts payable, timesheets, accounts receiveable and day to day financial management. The position is permanent and part-time (equivalent of 3 days per week) and is based at our Alloa head office. Further details and the application procedure can […]

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Scottish Renewable Energy Festival – Internships at GreenPower

Conor Watson who is studying for a Masters in Mechanical Engineering at Heriot Watt University was an intern with GreenPower over the summer and here explains how he spent his time with team: I am 22 and about to start my final year studying for a Masters in Mechanical Engineering at Heriot Watt University. I […]

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Scottish Renewable Energy Festival – Internships at GreenPower

Following on from Tom’s commentary yesterday on being an intern with GreenPower, here are some thoughts from Daniel Harper who was also an intern with GreenPower over the summer: I’m currently a student at the University of Aberdeen and I’m about to go into my final year studying for a Masters in Mechanical and Electrical […]

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Scottish Renewable Energy Festival – Internships at GreenPower

Over the next few days we will feature short commentries from a few people who have had internships with GreenPower. This first one is from Tom Meophan: Sustainability has to be viewed with an aim to do more good instead of simply doing less harm, and widespread renewables presents a great opportunity to achieve this. […]

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Scottish Renewable Energy Festival – GreenPower Supports Global Climate Strike

As part of the Scottish Renewable Energy Festival, and on its own merit of course, GreenPower staff supported the climate strike today, and joined the 300-strong demonstration outside Stirling Council headquarters. There are dozens of protests across Scotland today as part of the global strike action by young people, and school students had appealed to […]

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