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...
Today we launch the first Falck Renewables Student Support Scheme for Renewable Energy Studies/Training in Norway. Part of our commitment with local communities is to promote the development of skills in the renewable and sustainable energy sector. We have already launched the Student Support Scheme in the UK, Spain, Sweden and France and for the first time Norwegian communities will have...
Congratulations to our friends at the Valley Renewables Group outside Stirling, who have been shortlisted in this year’s Nature of Scotland Awards! VRG’s Carron Valley Community Woodland scheme is up for an award in the Community Initiative category. In 2018 the community took ownership of 52 acres (21 hectares) of woodland to the east of the Carron Valley Reservoir and set...
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 first Falck Renewables Support Scheme created outwith the UK is aimed at students and young professionals living near the Åliden and Brattmyrliden wind farms.   One of the commitments we undertake to the local communities we share territories with is to promote and disseminate at local level knowledge about the renewable/sustainable energy sector. This effort takes shape also through supporting young people...
Does your community have an idea for a sustainable energy project that could make a difference to your area? Apply to the Falck Renewables Sustainable Energy Project Competition for a chance to win up to £5,000 to help make your project a reality. The applications will be judged by a panel made up of representatives from Falck Renewables and Scottish Renewables. Winners...
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...
We’re delighted to be sponsoring the Scottish Council for Development and Industry’s Harnessing Value for Scotland from Offshore Wind event on 4 February with BlueFloat Energy. Featuring a presentation from Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands Paul Wheelhouse MSP, the event will bring together speakers and organisations spearheading offshore wind energy in Scotland. It will provide an insight into the...
Following our Awards Dinner at the Stirling Highland Hotel in November we received the following letter from Fort Augustus and Glenmoriston Community Company. We are delighted that the prize money is being put to such good use and will benefit the community as a whole. Read the letter from Fort Augustus and Glenmoriston Community Company
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...

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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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