The second Falck Renewables Sustainable Communities Awards Dinner and Forum, our annual gathering dedicated to the local communities around our wind farms in the United Kingdom, took place on 20th and 21st of November in the Scottish locations of Dunblane and Fintry, outside Stirling. Around 60 representatives from local communities, BenComs and Scottish institutions/organisations devoted to environmental awareness and sustainable...
Today marks an important date for us, for we have established in Trehörningsjö (Sweden) our first two community benefit funds outside the UK. The benefit funds, that will provide support for social impact projects to the communities living around the wind farms we are building in Åliden and Brattmyrliden will last all over the lifespan of our plants and will...
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...
Auchrobert Community Energy Society launched a share offer to own a stake in the Falck Renewables Auchrobert Wind Farm south east of Strathaven (UK) and hopes to raise £1,500,000. Local people in South Lanarkshire and renewable energy supporters nationwide in the UK, have the chance to purchase shares in the wind farm from as little as £100. Share interest will...
Community owned enterprise, Glengarry Community Woodlands, recently received funding of £3000 from the Great Glen Co-operative towards a tractor and circular saw. The Great Glen Co-operative has 668 members who collectively own a stake in the Falck Renewables Millennium Wind Farm at Glengarry. See link for the full story which appeared in the Oban Times: www.obantimes.co.uk/2019/09/19/energy-co-op-boost-for-glengarry-woodlands-scheme/ 
Sporting heroes from around Sutherland were recognised at an awards ceremony at Dunrobin Castle last month (Thursday 22 August 2019). The Sutherland Sports Council Awards are presented annually to high achieving sports people from around the county. Winners and their families were welcomed by Sutherland Sports Council chairman Ewen Pryde. The awards were presented by Lady Strathnaver. Rogart’s Parakayaker Hope Gordon and Edderton’s hill and...
A drop-in information session was held at the Thornton Road Community Centre, Kirkmuirhill, South Lanarkshire on 16 September for members of the public who are interested in becoming a member of Auchrobert Community Energy Society. The Society is working together with Falck Renewables and Energy4All to offer a £1.5 million stake in Auchrobert wind farm based in South Lanarkshire. The...
Sustainability at the core - Our Shared Value report tells our stakeholders our vision on sustainability and how it affects both our business models and the values that drive our actions. In this document, we describe how we produce and sell clean energy, how we provide innovative services, our relationships with the local communities, environmental protection, people’s growth and...
At Auchrobert, as part of the wind farm Habitat Management Plan, there was an ambitious vision to increase local ecological value and biodiversity. We have conceived a solution to expand natural habitats by returning 18.2ha of farmland to its original native woodland habitat, along the banks of two local watercourses. In accordance with the Local Biodiversity Action Plan, a variety of...
Does your community have an idea for a project to lower CO2 emissions in your area? Apply to the Falck Renewables Call for project proposals for Decarbonisation 2019. Projects in the areas of clean energy, energy efficiency, sustainable mobility, enhancing green features and education are all eligible. Two different projects can receive up to 80% of the proposed project budgets (max £ 6,000...

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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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