Tagged: community

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Historic Scotland withdraws Objection

Historic Scotland withdraws their objection to Auchintirrie Wind Turbine Development over concerns of visual impact on the setting of Scheduled Monument Barone Fort (17/6/2015).  Following examination of the photomontage provided, Martin Brann, Historic Scotland’s...


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...


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. http://heartlandwind.org.uk/


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...

Kyles of Bute

The Success of CGDT & Kilfinan!

Thanks to Eamon of Colintrive and Glendaruel Development Trust and Nicky and Richard of Kilfinan Community Forest for hosting me yesterday!  Great day learning about your plans, trials, and very impressive successes! Will write...

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BCP General Meeting 6pm Tuesday 16 December

Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow evening the BCP General Meeting! The line is 6pm Tuesday 16 December at the United Church of Bute Church Hall, High Kirk, High Street, Rothesay.


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....

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.