Porty And Leith Community Energy Project 14
We’ve had a truly humbling and awe inspiring response to our call for online votes for our energyshare funding bid. Several bloggers, both near and far have pitched in to support the bid, as have MPs, MSPs, and councilors from every party. We’re also particularly grateful for the help we’ve received from Leith Links and […]
We created this to say thanks to all the people who have voted and helped to encourage others to back our project. Please keep spreading the word folks! PS - If we missed you out, we're really sorry - we're trying to get more votes...
We’re excited to announce that The Portobello and Leith Community Wind project has seen off literally thousands of projects from throughout the UK to make it onto the final Energyshare fund shortlist. We estimate we now have about a 1 in 5 chance of winning funding of £80,000 towards the costs of building Scotland’s first […]
Although we’ve already posted about the 2011 Greener Leith AGM, last time we hadn’t confirmed a speaker. We’re now pleased to be able to announce that Matt Kaye from the Udny Community Wind Turbine Company Ltd, will be in attendance at the meeting. He’ll give a short presentation on the Udny Community Wind project, which […]
News that we have successfully raised funds for the pre-application phase of the Leith & Portobello Community Wind Turbine has attracted a bit of press attention lately. As this photo shows, we made the front page of the second last ever Herald and Post. As we are keen to involve as many Leithers as possible […]
We are delighted to report that our proposal to build a community owned wind turbine within Seafield Waste Water treatment works has been the subject of motion at the Holyrood parliament, thanks to new Edinburgh MSP Kezia Dugdale. It reads: S4M-00300 Kezia Dugdale: Scotland’s First Urban Community Wind Turbine? —That the Parliament notes the joint venture […]