Our community relations manager Erin Murchie was delighted to do the honours and present trainees at the Boyndie Trust with their certificates for completing their Independent Living Skills course. The Trust won one of our 2020 Community Awards to deliver the course which helps adults with special needs develop their household skills and live healthy independent lives. Boyndie Trust CEO Duncan...
If you’d like to know more about our plans to develop floating offshore wind farms in Scotland, have a look at the article here from the current issue of Holyrood magazine. Along with our partners Ørsted and BlueFloat Energy we are taking part in the current bidding round for seabed leases off the Scottish coast for the rights to build...
We are delighted to report that the Fort Augustus and Glenmoriston Community Company have been shortlisted in the Scottish Green Energy Awards for their new affordable housing project, Caledonian Court. The 12 house scheme features innovative heating systems and other features such as bike storage to encourage active travel and an orchard to offset carbon emissions. The installation of the...
Falck Renewables approach to community engagement in the UK is now ready to expand. In the last days, Falck Renewables signed a partnership with community ownership experts Eergy4All LTD to investigate opportunities for communities to benefit from offshore wind. Thanks to the longstanding relationship with Energy4All, Falck Renewables was able to set up different co-operatives at its Scottish onshore wind...
Falck Renewables is giving contribution to increasing the cultural heritage of the area surrounding Carrecastro wind farm, providing benefit to the scientific community, neighborhood and local tourism. The construction of the Carrecastro wind farm started in 2019 and brought to light numerous findings providing greater knowledge of the social and economic aspects of the prehistoric culture. To preserve such valuable...
Today we launch the First Falck Renewables Student Support Scheme for Renewable Energy Studies/Training in France. We believe in nurturing talents and we are committed to supporting young people develop professional skills related to the renewable energy sector. Similar to the Student Support Scheme we have launched in UK, Sweden and Spain, students living around our wind farms in France can...
Today we launch the second year of the Falck Renewables Student Support Scheme for Renewable Energy Studies/Training in Spain. One of the commitments we undertake with the local communities, is to promote capacity building in the renewable/sustainable energy sector. This is done through supporting young people in the development of their professional skills in these fields. Students living around our wind farms...
We’re delighted to be sponsoring Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group’s Art of Renewable Energy photography competition. The winning photographs which can be landscapes, people or abstracts will feature in an online exhibition and a calendar for 2022. Find out more about how to enter here!
For the first time in Spain, Falck Renewables has obtained a certificate of excellence in sustainability: the awarded project is the solar project under development in Chiva, Valencia (find more about it here – website in Spanish). This recognition, issued by the Unión Española Fotovoltaica (UNEF), acknowledges that the land on which the solar plant will be installed meets...
HEARING FROM YOU ALL OVER THE PAST FEW MONTHS WE REALISE THAT THERE IS STILL A NEED FOR SUPPORT IN THE COMMUNITIES AROUND OUR WIND FARMS AS WE GRADUALLY EMERGE FROM THE PANDEMIC. DOES YOUR COMMUNITY HAVE A NEW IDEA FOR A SUSTAINABLE INITIATIVE THAT WOULD HELP THE LOCAL AREA, ITS PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES GET BACK ON THEIR FEET? TELL...

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY NETWORK

West Browncastle – South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Near Strathaven in South Lanarkshire, West Browncastle Wind Farm has 12 turbines. Funding goes to the South Lanarkshire Renewable Energy Fund which...

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