Press releases

Energy Company Eneco UK Purchase Solar Farm

Renewable energy company, Eneco UK has today announced the purchase of 5 MW Oaklands Plantation solar farm in Dorset, from Good Energy Group PLC. Read more

Celebrating the history of the Highlands

Renewable energy company, Eneco UK (Eneco) calls on people across Lochluichart Wind Farm communities to celebrate the history of the Highlands. Members of the community are being encouraged to visit their family tree and share stories (and pictures) about their past ancestors’. Read more

Wind farms’ benefit fund supports more local projects in its fifth year running

Eleven local projects, including Brighter Bervie and two scout groups - Laurencekirk and Inverbervie – have, between them, been awarded nearly £92,000 from the Tullo & Twinshiels Wind Farms community benefit fund. The successful applicants include a collection of local groups, committees and churches. Read more

Local schoolgirl’s logo design wins over judges

A recent competition to design a logo for the new Eneco UK Ltd and Co-operative Energy tariff, Highlands & Mearns Wind, has been won by five-year-old Siobhan Grant from Strathgarve Primary School. Read more

Osprey incident at Moy Wind Farm

A spokesperson for Eneco said: “On Friday 20th May a male Osprey was found injured at the base of a turbine on the Moy wind farm by an Eneco UK contractor. The SSPCA was quickly informed in line with procedures and the injured bird was taken to a local vet; unfortunately as a result of its injuries the bird was put to sleep. Read more

From Moy to Mars…and back!

Today (Thursday 12 May 2016), local, European and global guests helped Eneco UK Ltd (Eneco) open the 60MW Moy Wind Farm. A coat of arms for the wind farm was designed by nine-year old competition winner, Lois Ferguson. The design was unveiled to members of the community, special guests, local school children and representatives from Mars, Incorporated.  Read more

Pupils hop to it for Easter treats

The pupils of Laurencekirk Primary School were treated today (30 March) to an Easter egg hunt with a twist – it was at Tullo & Twinshiels Wind Farms wildlife walk. Renewable energy developer Eneco UK, provided the children with bunny ears and a traditional Easter egg hunt. Read more

Wind Farm funding open to the local community

Local community groups and organisations looking for funding can apply to the Tullo & Twinshiels Wind Farms community benefit fund, administered by Mearns Area Partnership. This year’s fund, in the region of £134,000, is open for applications until the 31st January 2016. Successful applicants will be notified in March 2016. Read more

Eneco UK to Refocus on Products and Services - New UK Director announced

The next wave of growth for the Eneco UK business is expected to come from innovative products and services related to the already established asset base. This is in line with Eneco’s group strategy which will focus more on ‘energy as a service’ for retail and business customers, without ruling out further growth of the renewable asset base where suitable. Read more

Budding photographers showcase their work in the Aultguish Tourism Bothy

Renewable energy company, Eneco UK is pleased to announce the winners of their Lochluichart Wind Farm photography competition. Local amateur photographers were given the opportunity to photograph the wind farm known locally as the ‘Spinny Turners’. The competition was open to two categories; under and over 16’s. Read more

Off to a flying start at Burn of Whilk Wind Farm!

Today (Tuesday 15th September 2015), members of the community, special guests – sustainability expert Leo Johnson and Andy Heald of AOC Archaeology, local school children and Eneco celebrated the opening of the 22.5MW Burn of Whilk Wind Farm. Read more

Name the solar sheep family competition

There has been sightings of a number of new arrivals at Sevor Farm Solar, in South Marston Swindon. At a closer look it was confirmed that they are in fact renewable energy company, Eneco’s new solar sheep family. To celebrate their arrival Eneco is launching a competition to name them.   Read more

Wind farm opens up for photography competition

Renewable energy company Eneco UK is launching a photography competition to the local community to help capture their views of Lochluichart Wind Farm, known locally as The Spinny Turners. The competition will be launched today and closes on the 26 June. Two lucky winners will win a new camera as well as having their work displayed at Aultguish Tourism Bothy, sponsored by Eneco which opens on 1 June and is based at the western end of Loch Glascarnoch at the Aultguish Inn. The Visitor Lab gives an Aultguish panorama view, history and things to do and see in the area.  Read more

Wind Farm extension benefits local projects

Twelve local projects, including Mearns FM and three Church’s – Arbuthnott Parish, Bervie Parish and West Mearns Parish - have, between them, been awarded nearly £85,000 from the Tullo and Twinshiels Wind Farms community benefit fund. The successful applicants include a variety of local committees, churches and societies. Read more

Little bloomers help wildlife walk blossom

School children from St Cyrus Primary School planted 89 trees along the Tullo and Twinshiels Wind Farms wildlife walk at Collardo Farm, in Garvock last month. The primary seven children were invited to take part in the tree planting exercise by renewable energy company, Eneco to help them learn about the local wildlife and greener energy. Read more

Eneco submits plans for up to 59MW Macritch Hill Wind Farm proposal National

Today, 14 January 2015, a section 36 planning application to the Scottish Government for the Macritch Hill Wind Farm (up to 59MW) development in Angus was submitted by Eneco UK (Eneco).   Read more

Eneco submits plans for up to 59MW Macritch Hill Wind Farm proposal Regional

Today, 14 January 2015, renewable energy company, Eneco UK (Eneco) has submitted a section 36 planning application to the Scottish Government for the Macritch Hill Wind Farm development.  Read more

Eneco announces final dates of public exhibitions for Macritch Hill

Members of the local community are invited to view the final designs on the proposed Macritch Hill Wind Farm during a series of public exhibitions taking place between 12th and 15th November 2014  Read more

£100k boost for dialysis unit in Stonehaven

Stonehaven has taken a major step forward in securing its own Renal Dialysis Unit thanks to a £100,000 donation from a local farming family. This generous donation brings the total raised by the local community to £500,000 Read more

Community names new renewable project – Twinshiels Wind Farm

Inaugural ceremony held for Eneco’s 25MW Wind Farm near Laurencekirk. Read more

South Marston's Day in the Sun!

Eneco and special guests officially open Sevor Farm Solar... Read more

Moy Wind Farm receives the local touch

Renewable energy company, Eneco UK, has signed a contract with Morrison Construction which will see all the civil and electrical engineering works carried out in local contracts.... Read more

Introducing The Spinny Turners

Inaugural ceremony for Eneco’s Lochluichart Wind Farm brings a new name Today (Wednesday 14th May 2014), an inaugural ceremony with guests from the local community was held for Eneco’s 69MW Lochluichart Wind Farm located just outside of Garve in Ros... Read more »

Sevor Farm Solar logo

The winning logo designed by South Marston school children for Sevor Farm Solar has been unveiled by the projects developers Eneco UK. The logo was chosen by representatives from South Marston Parish Council, The Swindon Advertiser and Honda of the... Read more

Tullo Wind Farm community benefit

Ten local groups, including Gourdon Primary School and two Scout Groups - Inverbervie and 1st St Cyrus - have, between them, been awarded nearly £19,000 from The Tullo Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. Administered by Mearns Area Partnership, the b... Read more