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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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New Land & Estates Manager for GreenPower

Leading Scottish independent renewable energy company GreenPower (International) Ltd has strengthened its team with the appointment of Gervase Topp as its new Land & Estates Manager. A Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers, Gervase brings considerable experience from his years advising private and […]

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RSPB Nature of Scotland Community Initiative Award – Shortlist is ‘Truly Inspirational’

GreenPower is delighted to be sponsoring the Community Initiative Award of the RSPB Nature of Scotland 2020 Awards again for the seventh year in a row. The shortlist of contenders for the award is described by GreenPower CEO Rob Forrest as ‘truly inspirational’ with projects ranging from plastic litter-picking dog walkers, wildlife farming and the […]

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GreenPower Responds to NatureScot’s Consultation on Landscape

In response to the NatureScot consultation on Landscape Sensitivity Assessment, July 2020, GreenPower would offer the following comments: With a national state of emergency on the climate crisis declared by the Scottish Government, it is essential that national policy and government agencies are aligned to support that leadership and the delivery of stretching targets. ‘Radical […]

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GreenPower Welcomes Climate Emergency Report Which Calls for Planning Reform

GreenPower today welcomed an ‘eight point plan’ for Scotland’s green economic recovery, published today by the Climate Emergency Response Group, and highlighted the call for planning reform within the next 6 to 12 months to release private investment into onshore wind energy. The report covers a very wide range of policy areas from energy efficiency […]

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GreenPower Appoints New ‘Climate Emergency’ Staff

Despite the challenging times we find ourselves in, GreenPower is gearing up to do its bit to meet the Climate Emergency declared by both the UK and Scottish Governments – in recognition of the greatest threat posed to people and nature across the globe – climate change.  When the economy does begin to pick up […]

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