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...
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...
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...
Falck Renewables is giving contribution to increasing the cultural heritage of the area surrounding Carrecastro wind farm, providing benefit to the scientific community, neighborhood and local tourism. The construction of the Carrecastro wind farm started in 2019 and brought to light numerous findings providing greater knowledge of the social and economic aspects of the prehistoric culture. To preserve such valuable...
Glengarry Community Woodlands was awarded the Best Sustainable Energy Project Award at the 1st Falck Awards Dinner in November last year. Glengarry Community Woodlands was set up in 2016 when the community purchased a 32 hectare woodland in Invergarry.  Since then, the group has been working to bring the woodland into active management, using it for activities for the community,...
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...
We’re delighted to unveil the six projects that have been nominated in the Falck Renewables Best Community Project Competition. To vote for their favourite project, delegates from each Community Trust and BenCom should email with their first, second and third choices to: community.uk@falckrenewables.eu The winners will be announced on 20 November 2018 at the Falck Renewables Sustainable Communities Awards Dinner in Stirling.         Find...
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...
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...

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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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