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Drumduff Wind Farm Construction Well Underway

Construction of the Drumduff Wind Farm is now well underway. The joint venture between GreenPower International Ltd and Thrive Renewables is located near Blackridge in West Lothian and consists of three wind turbines, access tracks, a substation and a temporary site compound. Construction of the wind farm started at the end of January 2017 and […]

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Carraig Gheal Community Fund Continues to Benefit Local Groups

Dalavich Social and Recreational Club successfully applied last year for funding to enable refurbishment of the Dalavich Community Centre and the installation of a stove within the bar area. Members and tourists alike are now enjoying these benefits with the multi fuel stove providing ample heating in the bar area creating a warm and relaxing […]

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Applications for Carraig Gheal Community Wind Farm Benefit Fund Now Closed

  The Community Benefit Fund main grant application submission window closed at the end of January 2017 with a total of 17 applications being submitted from groups and organisations from within the five surrounding Community Councils areas and beyond. The number of applications has grown significantly year on year with this session seeing the highest […]

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£11.4m project financing for the Drumduff Wind Farm

Green Breeze Energy Ltd, a joint venture between GreenPower (International) Ltd (“GreenPower”) and Thrive Renewables plc (“Thrive”) has today concluded financing arrangements for its Drumduff Wind Farm situated in West Lothian, central Scotland. Achieving this milestone triggers the commencement of the construction of the wind farm which will commence generation in summer 2017. A senior […]

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Still Time to Apply for Grant Funding!

  The current funding round for the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund main grant scheme is open until 31st January 2017 so there is still time to submit an application to benefit your group. The main grant scheme offers funding up to £7,000 for projects from constituted groups from  the £46,000 that the […]

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Concrete Garden in Possilpark wins Community Initiative Award

GreenPower were delighted to attend and sponsor the RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards dinner held on 24 November 2016 in Edinburgh. Hosted by wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham, the awards celebrated Scottish conservation’s outstanding success stories. The event brought together around 300 key decision-makers and supporters involved in Scotland’s nature conservation industry. During the awards presentation, […]

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GreenPower Staff Sign Petition to Support Onshore Wind

GreenPower staff have signed the petition of a new national campaign to support onshore wind called Blown Away. A petition to the government has been launched to ensure that dirty fossil fuels are not given more financial support than clean onshore wind power. The Blown Away campaign is run by climate change charity 10:10. They […]

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Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Now Open for Applications

The next funding round of the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund main grant scheme is now open for applications from 1st November 2016 until 31st January 2017. The fund receives £46,000 each year from the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm developer GreenPower. Five applications to the main fund were successful in the most recent […]

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Successful First Year Generating for Carie Hydro

On the 8th October 2016 GreenPower’s 500kW Carie Hydro plant completed its first full year of operations. Over the course of this year the turbine generated a total of 1,865,268 kWh, enough to supply electricity to 420 Scottish households*. This has been a big success with the annual pre-construction budget of 1,706,000 kWh being beaten […]

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