Budding young engineers at Brora Primary School kicked off a new project designed to enthuse young people about science and technology last week (Tuesday 25 June). Brora’s P6 were helping to launch the Scottish Council for Development and Industry’s (SCDI) new Little Lighthouse programme which is being sponsored by Falck Renewables, owners of the Kilbraur Wind Farm. Schools around Falck’s ten...
ARE YOU A STUDENT CONSIDERING A CAREER IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR? APPLY BEFORE 13 NOVEMBER 2019 TO REQUEST FINANCIAL SUPPORT! We believe in nurturing talents and we are committed to supporting young people develop professional skills related to the renewable energy sector. Falck Renewables Support Scheme for Sustainable Energy Studies 2019 will provide financial support for individuals to allow them to...
Partnering with local communities is one of the pillars of Falck Renewables Sustainability approach, a commitment we are willing to export from the UK to the other countries where we operate. Under such a spirit, we arranged on June, 10th a field trip to the Åliden wind farm, in Sweden, where wind turbines are currently being erected. Fifty members from...
The SCDI’s Young Engineers and Science Clubs Scotland (YESC) programme supports learners aged 3-18 and their teachers with a range of innovative STEM projects, developed with industry partners. The annual STEM challenge gives Clubs a practical challenge to explore a topical theme and the national Celebration of STEM event at the end of term brings teams together from across Scotland...
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!
The recipient of our Support Scheme for Sustainable Energy Studies, Ryan Bell, is working towards the end of his wind turbine maintenance course at Fife College. Ryan received his award at the Falck Awards Dinner in November which has allowed him to travel from his home in South Lanarkshire to the course in Fife. Ryan has been contacted by a...
We were delighted to attend the opening of the new £1 million Cill Chuimein Medical Centre in Fort Augustus on Wednesday 10 April, which received funding from our Millennium Wind Farm. Mairi Gougeon, Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment, opened the state of the art medical facility which was delivered by the Fort Augustus and Glenmoriston Community Company...
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....
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...
On a Sunday in March Falck Renewables together with Yttre Lemesjö Fishing Conservation Agency (FVO) held a day of ice fishing at the lake Långtjärn, located on the site where the Brattmyrliden wind farm is currently being built. Weather conditions were very good - mostly sunny with some light snowfall and just a northwesterly breeze on ground - as twenty...

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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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