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Thank You to Residents of Eday for Attending Wind Farm Consultation Open Day

A very successful open day and exhibition was held in the Eday Heritage Centre on Thursday 25th August which saw nearly half of the island’s residents attend to find out about the latest plans for the proposed Neven Point Wind Farm. The project is currently in the pre-application stage and the latest proposals were unveiled, […]

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GreenPower Sponsored World Cup Mountain Bikers Excel at Fort William

GreenPower’s sponsored World Cup Mountain Bike riders Mikayla Parton and George Gannicott did brilliantly at the Mountain Biking World Cup in Fort William this weekend despite everything the Scottish weather could throw at them. This was the second race in a series of 8 that make up the UCI World Cup. During the qualifying on […]

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Development Managers and Junior Developers – Onshore Renewables

Location: Alloa, nr Stirling, Scotland Salary: Competitive terms will be offered to the right candidates Closing date: 23 June 2022 Vacancy posted:27 May 2022 Join a team that delivers green energy projects to the highest standards, and a company that is committed to delivering an energy future powered by renewables. GreenPower is a leading independent […]

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GreenPower’s Iain Buchanan in Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

This year saw GreenPower Development Manager Iain take part in his second Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, an annual motorcycle charity event that raises funds for Movember.  Movember is the leading global charity changing the face of men’s health, to improve the lives of men through prostate cancer research and men’s mental health initiatives. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride […]

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GreenPower Welcomes Thousands of Jobs Potential in Solar Energy for Scotland

A Solar Energy Scotland report published this week describes the job creation potential of the Scottish solar industry pointing to up to 9000 jobs based on delivery of between 4-6 gigawatts (GW) of solar energy capacity by 2030. George Baxter, Director of Development said: “The potential for thousands of jobs in solar energy is clear […]

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Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Awards Grants to Six Local Projects in Latest Funding Round

The Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Steering Group met again at the end of March and awarded funding totalling over £34,000: Organisation Project Project Cost Grant Awarded Friends of St Conan’s Kirk Creation of two disabled toilets £115,000 £7,000 Portsonachan Hall Car park improvements £3,110 £2,460 Friends of Kilbride Stabilisation of south wall […]

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Generator Replaced in One of Carraig Gheal Wind Farm’s Turbines

This month saw GreenPower replace a generator in the nacelle of one of its 20 turbines at the Carriag Gheal Wind Farm near Oban in Argyll and Bute. A rare occurrence and not a small task, but maintaining and replacing parts in modern turbines is something that can increase reliability, extend lifetime and maximise efficiency. […]

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GreenPower Delighted to Support New Boardwalk at National Nature Reserve Close to Drumduff Wind Farm.

An extended boardwalk has opened (today) at Blawhorn National Nature Reserve (NNR), giving visitors even more opportunities to explore this fascinating natural area. Drumdruff Wind Farm (Green Power & Thrive Renewables) provided 70% of the funding to extend the boardwalk at Blawhorn Moss another 170m, creating more paths and links for the local community and […]

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