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Bursary scheme open to local residents

A brand new bursary arrangement, known as the Lybster & Tannach non-formal learning bursary scheme, is now available to residents and groups within the Latheron, Lybster & Clyth and Tannach & District Community Council areas. Read more

Sevor Farm Solar poetry competition and family fun day

Residents of South Marston village are being encouraged to enter a poetry competition to tell a story about their local solar farm, Sevor Farm Solar. 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

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

Sevor Farm Solar sheep given a new name!

The new flock of sheep on Sevor Solar Farm in South Marston, Swindon have now been officially named by local resident Angela Doore. The winning name is...  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

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