Category: Blog


Clean bill of health for Auchintirrie

  Argyll and Bute Council Environmnetal Health and Environmental Protection officers find no objection to the granting of the application for two 250kW Turbines for Auchintirrie Wind Turbine Project.  The officers findings dated 23...


BCP Community Consultation Results

Thank you for your participation in the survey! Over a 6 week period Bute Community Power undertook a consultation exercise.  The prime objectives of the exercise was to gain insight on community share issue...

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BCP Community Consultation 2013-14

Bute Community Power Community Consultation 2013-14 video presentation.  Many thanks to The Big Lottery Fund – Investing in Ideas, the Isle of Bute Community and all our other partners a for all the support!


Off to a Community Wind Coop Share Offer

Attending Heartland Wind Community Share Offer in Glasgow.  Will be good to take a learning step further on the journey to actualising Community Profit.

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Renewable light at the end of the tunnel

BCP finding the renewable light at the end of the tunnel.  Many thanks to Kirstanne and Martha for arranging the trip to Wind Towers (Scotland) Ltd., and Tangy Wind Farm.  Thanks too to Leslie of Wind...

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Bute Community Council Presentation

BCP had the opportunity last Wednesday, 15 April 2015 to accept Bute Community Council’s invitation to present to the council the Auchintirie Farm Wind Turbine Development. Council members and members of the public are...


BCP Tangy Wind Farm Visit

It is a pleasure to announce that Bute Community Power in collaboration with SSE Renewables have organised a visit to Wind Tower (Scotland) and Tangy Wind Farm for Tuesday, 28th of April.  An all day trip...

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BCP talking about RE on Bute FM

Many thanks to Maverick and Iceman for allowing me a chance to talk about Renewable Energy as a way to raise income for the community on Bute as well as making an impact on...


CGDT – Renewable Energy for Sustainability

(this article was originally published in the Buteman 6/3/2015 under the title A lesson in trusts for Bute? Many thanks to CGDT and Eamon Hill) The Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust (CGDT) is looking...