The World Economic Forum has selected our financial cooperative scheme (a.k.a BenCom) as a major disruptive innovation in the energy sector from the past decade. The report “Global Innovations from the Energy Sector 2010-2020” showcases global energy innovations which are judged to be novel, beneficial to society and contributing to accelerating the global energy transition. Since 2005, in the United Kingdom,...
Yesterday we have launched our first community benefit scheme in Norway, propelled with part of the revenues of our Hennøy windfarm, in Bremanger Kommune. Similarly to what we do in the UK and Sweden, this scheme will last all over the lifespan of our plant and will support an independent, non-for-profit, community-managed association - Hennøy VindForening - devoted to the realization of...
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’ve had an update from Pinmore and Pinwherry Community Council at our Assel Valley Wind Farm in South Ayrshire. They have also been busy rising to the current challenges and have extended the support they usually offer through their Patient Transport scheme. This means that residents who can’t go out due to illness or self-isolation have the costs of delivering...
Dennis White from the Thornton Road Community Centre Association (TRCCA) in Blackwood and Kirkmuirhill near our Auchrobert Wind Farm has been in touch with an update. As we know from our Awards last year where they picked up the prize for Best Decarbonisation Project, TRCCA aim to dramatically reduce the carbon footprint of the centre. So far they have had...
News has been coming in about various initiatives our community trusts are involved in to help support the fight against COVID 19 and the impact of the lockdown. East Riding Council who administer the funds from our Spaldington Wind Farm in East Yorkshire have set up a community response hub with VCS partner Smile Foundation to help vulnerable members of...
Pupils with a bright idea at Kilchuimen Academy in Fort Augustus are encouraging the local community to be more environmentally friendly with their lighting. First year pupils at the school are distributing LED light bulbs free of charge to people who live in the Fort Augustus and Glenmoriston area. Gydja Warmisham said: “When we were in Primary 7 at Kilchuimen Primary...
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...
People all around the world are becoming more aware of the dramatic consequences of climate change and how renewable energy can tackle these problems by setting to zero GHG emissions. We strongly believe that clean energy has even a greater potential, in social terms. A renewable business can enable the spread of the use of clean energy while, at the same...

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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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