Does your community have an idea for a sustainable energy project that could make a difference to your area? Apply to the Falck Renewables Sustainable Energy Project Competition for a chance to win up to £5,000 to help make your project a reality. The applications will be judged by a panel made up of representatives from Falck Renewables and Scottish Renewables. Winners...
Improving the skills of local workers to encourage more use of renewable technology is the aim of a new initiative funded by Falck Renewables, the owner of Millennium Wind Farm, south west of Glenmoriston. Highland based McInnes Group was awarded the £4,000 grant to support renewable energy studies, after being proposed by the Fort Augustus and Glenmoriston Community Company. The...
Gordon Cowtan, Director of the Fintry Development Trust, took part in the panel “Efficient permitting: a key to unlock market potential”, in the framework of Wind Europe Conference on April 2, in Bilbao. The session brought together permitting authorities, project developers and communities to discuss the state-of-the-art of permitting in several countries. This was an important occasion for the Fintry Development...
We organized open days at two of our wind farms in France (Ty-Ru in Bretagne and Coudrays in Centre-Val-de Loire), earlier this month in partnership with SER, the French renewable energy association  The first day focused on visits from local schools and politicians with the second open to the general public, with the aim of sharing information about how...
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...
The 3rd Falck Renewables Sustainable Community Forum took place yesterday and gathered about 70 delegates from the local communities living around our wind farms in the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Norway. AIthough it was a bit of a challenge to stage our annual event online we felt that this year more than ever it was important to get together to...
Our spirits have been lifted by news from all our communities of the initiatives they’re involved in to help lessen the impact of the virus outbreak. Valley Renewables Group in the Carron Valley beside our Earlsburn and Kingsburn wind farms now have a support scheme up and running which offers local families with children and any other residents in need...
We were delighted to get together online with representatives from the communities around our wind farms at our 4th annual Sustainable Community Forum yesterday. During the Forum we caught up with some of the fantastic projects underway around Europe and got some insights into the impact funding from our wind farms has made and how young people are getting involved...
We have launched 2020 Initiatives exclusively dedicated to the Falck Renewables Sustainable Community members. Click here to discover more: http://community.falckrenewables.eu/initiatives-2020/  
On 23 May 20 children aged between 4 and 11 years from Syr John Rhys school in Ponterwyd visited Cefn Croes wind farm. The children were very enthusiastic, they asked many interesting and some entertaining questions and for a change the sun shone in The Cambrian Mountains!

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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