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Seducing the Dark Side

Darth Vader and a Storm Trooper from the 31st Legion discussing the merits of community ownership of renewable energy projects at the Rothesay Science Fair.   Big bird dropped but was able to ally his...


Community Owned Power Generation and Grid on Eigg

Scotland’s Islands lead the way in community owned power generation and grid.  Eigg Electric is a stand alone electricity grid on the Isle of Eigg with a mixture of hydro and wind power generation....

20140830 Birdstrike

Bus shelter Bird Strike!

Buildings are responsible for approximately 59% of all bird moralities from anthropomorphic causes.  This bus shelter in Prestwick indicates how birds wish to fly ‘through’ glass at speed end up with a broken neck!


Do wind turbines make people sick? The legal reality.

Worldwide courts have heard 49 case from 1998 reviewing the evidence for health implications from wind turbines. 49 of the cases found that wind turbines do not make people sick .

bcp misconceptions

Addressing Misconceptions

Following recent views posted in the Buteman, the BCP board clarify, in a letter to the Buteman, our origin, plans, opportunities and visions for community benefit and enhancement through renewable energy generation on Bute.

Wind out performs coal generation – New Record!

RenewableUK says a record high of 22% of the UK’s electricity was generated by wind on Sunday (17th August), beating the previous 24-hour record of 21% set earlier this month (Monday 11th August). Before...

20140818 Locogen

Expertise on the Ground!

Expertise on the Ground!  Sandy McIntyre of Auchintirrie Farm touring Graeme and Malcom from LoCO2gen around the identified site.  Thanks to Sandy for your time and look forward to a prosperous working relationship with...

Photovoltaic solar panels on a concrete rooftop.

Solar Opportunities on Bute

Looking forward to opportunities of solar projects on Bute so good to see that Roof Top legislation may be changing.