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Celebrating 10th Year of the Nature of Scotland Awards

GreenPower is delighted to be sponsoring the best Community Initiative in this the 10th year the RSPB has organised the Awards.  Rob Forrest, CEO of GreenPower said: “We believe that nature conservation and renewable energy should go hand-in-hand, especially given the overwhelming threat of climate change posed to all ecosystems across the world, so GreenPower […]

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GreenPower Joins Solar Energy Scotland

GreenPower has joined the trade body Solar Energy UK and its representative Scottish wing, Solar Energy Scotland. Rob Forrest, GreenPower CEO said: “The level of solar irradiation that can be captured in Scotland is much more positive than is often perceived and analysis of solar deployment across the UK shows a surprising Scottish shortfall in […]

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Celebrating 30 Years in Renewables and 21 Years of GreenPower

This Spring marks 21 years of GreenPower International. Like every parent you wonder how it went by so quickly! I’m very proud of what we have achieved in that time, and also of our independence as a Scottish grown and based renewable energy developer and operator. GreenPower could not have achieved anything without people – […]

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Recognising Talent and Determination

GreenPower is delighted to see Mikayla Parton, our GreenPower Sponsored World Cup Mountain Bike rider recognised at this years Fort William Mountain Festival 2021. Mikayla received the ‘Scottish Youth Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture’ for her dedication and determination to succeed in the challenging sport of Downhill Mountain Biking. She claimed fifth place in […]

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GreenPower Calls for Climate Emergency Planning Reforms

GreenPower has submitted a response to the Scottish Government’s ‘position statement’ consultation, calling for a significant policy shift to enable onshore wind and solar to play their full part in meeting 2030 climate change targets as required by law.  Among the measures GreenPower proposes is to immediately add much more significant material weight to the […]

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GreenPower Intern Makes the Grade – Ready for a Renewable Future

Since I was a boy, I have been interested in how things work, and what makes the world tick. This would ultimately lead me on a path towards Engineering. Leading up to my university studies, I became increasingly interested in the energy industry. Back in 2012 I was fortunate enough to work at GreenPower International […]

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Community Benefit Fund Steering Group Looking for New Members

The Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Steering Group is looking for your help. There are vacancies within the Group and we are inviting people to come forward, particularly any young adults who are keen to represent younger generations in the local area. The Steering Group do an important and fantastic job in ensuring […]

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My Journey into Renewables – Jennie Cowley

I started with GreenPower in March 2010 on a 6 month maternity cover temporary contract in an admin position, very excited to work for a company that was making a real and positive difference to the climate and environment. Fast forward 10 years and I’m still thrilled to be working for GreenPower and am now […]

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Parties Unite to Show Support for Renewables and a Green Recovery

Politicians from all Scotland’s main parties today (27th October) gathered outside Holyrood to demonstrate their support for renewable energy as a key part of a green recovery and essential to help tackle the climate emergency – by holding aloft a model onshore wind turbine. The statement of support helps to kick off the Scottish Renewable […]

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