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GreenPower Invests to Create the Argyll Hydrogen Hub

Supply of green hydrogen to enable the transition away from fossil-fuels to zero-carbon fuels for ferries, HGVs, buses, trains, industrial processes, and heating in the region. GreenPower, the independent renewable energy company which developed and operates the 46MW Carraig Gheal wind farm near Oban, has announced plans to create the Argyll Hydrogen Hub for production […]

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GreenPower Supports Community Action

As a long time supporter and sponsor of the RSPB’s Nature of Scotland Awards it has been heartening to see that, despite the COVID pandemic, people in communities have continued to invest their time and energy to protect and safeguard nature.  As one of the short-listing judges, Julie Kirk, GreenPower’s Business Manager expressed her admiration […]

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GreenPower Applauds Excellence in Geography at Oban High

GreenPower was delighted to sponsor and present the geography prize at Oban High School again this year. Pictured is GreenPower’s Stefan Shaba presenting the prize to Alice Jackson of Oban High School on  29/8/21 at Taynuilt with Fiona Wilson PT of Social Subjects and RME in attendance. Geography student Alice Jackson earned the recognition for […]

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Experienced Renewable Energy Yield Analyst Required

GreenPower are looking for the right person to take on overall responsibility for site assessments, energy yield forecasts and monitoring and analysing operational performance of the Companies’ renewable energy assets.  If you are wanting a new challenge, seeking more responsibility, wanting to apply your skills and expertise to a dynamic and forward looking Company then […]

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Blog: Rob Forrest

Earlier this year I said: “The job of switching away from fossil fuels to renewable energy is far from a done deal.  Now more than ever we need politicians of all parties to step up and speak out for renewable energy….”  Sadly, I read with dismay the article in today’s Alloa Advertiser written by Mark […]

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Blog: Coming Down to Earth Day – with a Bump

The day after the Earth Day before, 2021. The planet is careering towards catastrophic tipping points and the temperature is rising in more ways than one. All the main Scottish political party manifestoes for the forthcoming election are now out. So is it Douglas to the rescue? Is Willie’s shoulder to the wheel? Is Nicola […]

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Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Steering Group Welcomes New Members and Approves Five Main Grants

The Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Steering Group welcomed three new members to the latest meeting held at the end of March via video call: James Miller representing Glenorchy and Innishail Community Council area and Maggie Croft and Jamie Houston representing Taynuilt Community Council area. The Steering Group now has a full membership […]

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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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