We are delighted to announce that Assel Valley Community Renewables Society Ltd. has completed collective financing of GBP 1,000,000 in less than one month. Local people in Ayrshire and renewable energy supporters have been given the opportunity to invest in the Assel Valley wind farm financing from as little as GBP 250. Interest will be paid on an annual basis....
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Falck Renewables sustainability and community engagement approach has been highlighted in “The Pulse” session on WindTV at the WindEnergy Hamburg global event, organized by WindEurope (1-4 December). In a 8-minute video we showcased our commitment for the sustainability of local communities living around our wind farms, through our voice and, more importantly, through the voices of the communities themselves. From the local trusts and...
ARE YOU A STUDENT CONSIDERING A CAREER IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR OR A BUSINESS LOOKING TO UPSKILL/RESKILL YOUR WORKFORCE IN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY? TO REQUEST FINANCIAL SUPPORT, APPLY BEFORE 11 OCTOBER 2020! We are delighted to announce the launch of the third year of our Support Scheme for Renewable Energy Studies/Training. Last year we provided funding for course books for student Tom Adamson...
The Tordesillas City Council and the local Palenque Cultural Association, which Falck Renewables has been supporting through the Community Benefit Scheme at Carrecastro Wind Farm since 2020, funded the event presentation of the new autumn-winter collection “CANCAN JO” by the tordesillano designer Baro Lucas. The designer chooses the streets and surroundings of Tordesillas to present his new collection, promoting the...
After UK and Sweden, today we are launching Falck Renewables Renewable Energy Studies Support Scheme in Spain. Students living around our wind farms in Tordesillas and Velilla (Castilla y León) and in Muel (Aragón) can apply to receive financial support in their effort to gain an education in the renewable/sustainable energy sector. Once more, we believe in nurturing talent and...
The 2nd Falck Renewables Sustainable Communities Awards Dinner and Forum will be held next 20 and 21 November 2019 in Dunblane and Fintry (Scotland). The Awards Dinner will be at the Doubletree Dunblane Hydro and will celebrate the winners of this year’s Falck Renewables initiatives addressed to local communities: Best Decarbonisation Project 2019 and the Student Support Scheme 2019. The following...
A group of students and two of their professors from the University of Cincinnati enjoyed a visit to Ben Aketil wind farm to learn about wind energy’s role in meeting energy needs in the community and in Scotland more broadly. They were particularly interested in learning how decisions are made on where wind energy sites are selected and the challenges...
Last year, along with the construction works of our new wind farm of Carrecastro, near Tordesillas (Spain), we supported an archaeological campaign to a prehistoric settlement of Cogotas civilization, whose existence dates back between the end of the Bronze Age and the early Iron Age (2,000 - 1,000 BC). The excavations, that have been carried out through temporary employment of a...
  Let us thank all the Communities and partners we met and collaborated with during this year. 2018 has been a year full of achievements for our network. We started a new path enabling more synergies with people and places around our UK wind farms. It is just thank to your collaboration that our sustainable approach becomes tangible. And right from the...
21.5 hectares (51 acres) of woodland at the entrance to the Carron Valley Forest has been transferred from Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) to the Valley Renewables Group as the local Development Trust The plan is to open up the mature woodland and historical features with new walks, improved riverside access and open glades. Windblown timber and over mature conifers will...

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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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