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GreenPower Riding Success in Bulgaria

One of our Elite Privateer sponsored riders, George, was racing in the IXS Downhill Series race in Bulgaria last weekend. After a run of some bad luck at the start of the season – some mechanical problems etc. – George had a seemless, problem free weekend and his speed and outright skill showed through – […]

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Record Turnout for the UK/SDA National Downhill Event at Fort William

GreenPower sponsored rider Mikayla Parten managed a very respectable 5th place at the UK/SDA National Downhill event at Fort William on the 12th May.  She was in good company and was on the podium alongside the winner and current World Champion Rachel Atherton. The event had attracted over 360 entries including a number of elite […]

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Excellence in Renewables Celebrated at British Renewable Energy Awards

GreenPower was delighted to attend the prestigious British Renewable Energy Awards last night at the InterContinental Hotel in London as the guest of our joint venture partner Thrive Renewables. Our joint project, the three turbine Drumduff Wind Farm built on a former open cast coal mine, was nominated for the Outstanding Project Award. This award […]

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GreenPower International and Thrive Renewables Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

Drumduff, our  award-winning wind farm built as a joint venture with Thrive Renewables, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Renewable Energy Association – Outstanding Project Award. The three turbines are built on the site of a former open cast coal mine in Scotland, a powerful symbol of the country’s transition from polluting fossil fuels to […]

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Inspiring Projects Continue to Benefit from the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm

Another diverse range of grant applications was received during the last funding round and was considered at the April meeting of the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Steering Group.  The Steering Group is made up of two representatives from each of the five Community Council Areas that benefit from the Wind Farm Fund. […]

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Dave Munro of the SDA Talks about GreenPower Partnership with Wideopenmountainbike.com

Dave Munro of the Scottish Downhill Association recently spoke with Pete Scullion of Wideopenmountainbike.com about a GreenPower supported Elite Privateer programme. This programme will support those riders selected for the current season and is totally separate from the GreenPower sponsorship of the SDA. Dave had explained to Rob Forrest, owner of GreenPower, that he “always […]

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GreenPower Helps Celebrate Scotland’s Nature Champions

GreenPower are once again delighted to be sponsoring the Community Initiative Award at the RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards for the sixth year running. This award will go to an outstanding community-based initiative that clearly demonstrates what they have done for the benefit of nature. The project should be developed and led by the people […]

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Rob Forrest, CEO of GreenPower, Re-Elected as Chair of Scottish Renewables

Rob Forrest, CEO of GreenPower, is delighted to have been re-elected as a Director and Chair of Scottish Renewables, the voice of Scotland’s renewable energy industry. An election for posts was held recently with a record number of candidates and votes cast with a turnout of nearly 60%. Rob, elected for a further three years, […]

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GreenPower Supports RSPB Black Devon Wetlands

GreenPower is delighted to be furthering its support for RSPB by contributing funding which will be used to develop the visitor facilities at the RSPB Black Devon Wetlands reserve in Alloa. We have been sponsoring the Community Initiative Award for the RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards for the last five years and we are glad […]

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Drumduff Wind Farm wins Sustainable Development Award at Scottish Green Energy Awards

We are delighted to have received the Sustainable Energy Award for Drumduff Wind Farm at the prestigious Scottish Green Energy Awards last night. This is a fantastic result for all involved in the Drumduff Wind Farm project, a joint venture between GreenPower and Thrive Renewables. These awards recognise excellence within renewable energy and celebrate organisations, […]

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