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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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Drumduff Wind Farm – A Big Thank You

At the beginning of June, GreenPower organised for a local florist to deliver flowers and chocolates to 15 residents living along Heights Road in Blackridge as a small thank you for their help during the delivery of the wind turbine towers and blades.  Residents kindly parked their cars elsewhere for a few days, keeping the […]

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Three Years On – SDA Academy Highlights

The GreenPower/SDA Academy has proved to be a resounding success in its first three years. Dave Munro, Secretary of the SDA said “with the invaluable support of the GreenPower team we have ‘trail blazed’ new ground in the mountain bike world and the Academy is the envy of some and the admiration of thousands”. The […]

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Works Commence on West Loch Awe Timber Haul Route

Works on the West Loch Awe Timber Haul Road commence this week to repair and replace a small number of the water crossings and to undertake other maintenance at the same time. The programme of works will run until February 2018. The works are being closely coordinated with Forest Enterprise Scotland  to minimise, where possible, […]

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