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Community Benefit Steering Group Visits Carraig Gheal Wind Farm

The most recent Community Benefit meeting was held on 27th March  in the control building at Carraig Gheal Wind Farm. Prior to the meeting members of the Steering Group joined GreenPower staff on a tour of the Wind Farm.  For many it was the first time they had been up close to a wind turbine. […]

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RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards – ‘Community Initiative’ Goes Public

GreenPower has announced it is to continue sponsorship of the RSPB Community Initiative Award into an 11th year. This Award, part of the annual Nature of Scotland Awards, goes to the community project that the judges believe has clearly demonstrated how nature has benefitted from their actions.  This year for the first time the short […]

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Young Environmentalist Champions Local Litter Pick

GreenPower’s Carraig Gheal Wind Farm community benefit funds have supported an inspirational environmental initiative spearheaded by a local 8 year old in Argyll. Jack Grant, aged 8 and a local resident of Avich and Kilchrenan Community Council area, had a dream three years ago that a local litter pick was required. This dream has not […]

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GreenPower Sponsorship of the SDA Academy

This year thirteen regular SDA riders were selected to be part of this seasons SDA/Green Power Academy. Now in its 8th year, some 96 riders have been through the training which is 100% funded and supported by GreenPower. Coaching The coaching for 2023 was led again by Frazer McCubbing from Ae Forest with Euan Thomson, […]

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Blog: Tourism, Renewables and the Absence of the Flat Earth Movement

I have another string to my bow, as a Director of Highland Tourism Community Interest Company. Both renewables and tourism have grown up together in the Highlands, going way back to the development of hydro, right up to the present day where it is becoming a centre of European renewable energy and initiatives to tackle […]

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Local Wind Farm Operator Provides Additional Support to Extend Boardwalk at Blawhorn Moss

GreenPower and Thrive Renewables, owner and operators of Drumduff Wind Farm, near Blackridge in West Lothian, are pleased to confirm further support to extend environmentally friendly access boardwalks at Blawhorn Moss National Nature Reserve. These additional paths will provide further opportunities for local people around Blackridge to enjoy and explore more of the National Nature […]

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Make a Difference in 2023!

Be at the forefront of developing renewables in the UK and help to achieve our vision of a world powered by renewable energy by joining our team in 2023. If you have the skills, drive and determination to help achieve this goal we would love to hear from you!  We are looking for Development Managers, […]

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GreenPower Supports Oban Lunch Club

Having seen the article in last week’s Oban Times, GreenPower was keen support the Oban lunch club run by Developing Potential which provides lunch to anyone from the community to help battle isolation and give people a space to enjoy some good food and company along with some entertainment. Rob Forrest, CEO of GreenPower, said […]

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Celebrating Scotland’s Nature Warriors

Photo: Mike Wilkinson GreenPower staff and guests were at the EICC to celebrate in person this year’s Nature of Scotland Awards.  Having sponsored the Community Initiative for the last 10 years, Rob Forrest, CEO expressed his delight that we were all able to meet face-to-face and pay tribute to Scotland’s band of Nature Warriors.  “It […]

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