GreenPower’s response to Consultation on Removal of Sustainable Development Presumption
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
GreenPower’s response to NPF4.
The next round of funding for main grants from the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund is now open with a closing date of 31st July 2020. The last round of funding closed on 31st January. Due to the current Coronavirus lockdown, the Steering Group was unable to meet in person but instead held […]
GreenPower, a leading independent Scottish renewable energy company, is delighted to announce it is to sponsor the Community Initiative Award for the 7th year. The RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards 2020 recognise excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement in nature conservation and are co-sponsored by Scottish Natural Heritage. Nominations and applications are open until 1 June. […]
12th March 2020 GreenPower is delighted to announce it has secured a new finance partner with the sale of a 90% majority stake in its 46MW Carraig Gheal Wind Farm in Argyll and Bute, Scotland to RPMI Railpen (“Railpen”), which manages £30 billion of assets on behalf of the railways pension schemes. The independent Scottish […]
GreenPower has co-funded this feasibility report with Scottish Natural Heritage and LEADER funding and looks forward to discussing with the Blackridge Community which paths and bike routes they wish to see taken forward.