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Foula Electricity Trust wind turbine upgrade

The isle of Foula is not connected to the Shetland distribution grid. It has generated its own power since the creation of the Foula Electricity Trust...

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Machrihanish Airbase Community Company (MACC)

Established in March 2008, Machrihanish Airbase Community Company (MACC) purchased the former RAF Machrihanish airbase in May 2012 from the Ministry o...

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Solar Connected Communities: Beith Community Development Trust

Beith Community Development Trust (BCDT) is a community organisation that aims to improve the social, economic and physical condition of Beith, North ...

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Solar Connected Communities: Netherthird Initiative for Community Empowerment (NICE)

Netherthird Initiative for Community Empowerment (NICE) is a community-based organisation focused on helping to make Netherthird a better, happier pla...

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Solar Connected Communities: Glenkens Community and Arts Trust (GCAT)

Project name: Solar Connected Communities: Glenkens Community and Arts Trust (GCAT)

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Langholm Initiative: the potential for renewable energy technology near Langholm

Langholm Initiative is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. Its projects are dedicated to improving the communities of Eskdale inc...

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Solar Connected Communities: Barrhill CIC

The Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme closed to new applications in March 2019. Ofgem offered community organisations a 12-month extension through a simple ...

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Solar Connected Communities: Kentallen and Duror Community Centre

The Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme closed to new applications in March 2019. Ofgem offered community organisations a 12-month extension through a simple ...

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Learning from the Local Energy Challenge Fund

This is an overview of four examples of innovative electricity projects funded under the Scottish Government’s Local Energy Challenge Fund (LECF), a...

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Apple Juice community hydro

After raising £780,00k via a share offer, the community of Applecross developed and commissioned a 90kW hydro scheme. The scheme is operated by Apple...

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