Community power

Community Power is the way forward shows CES The 2014 Community Energy Scotland conference held in Edinburgh last November reiterated that point very strongly. Existing grid constraints unlikely to be …

SMILEGOV update December 2014

In Project SMILEGOV, the Scottish Islands Federation (SIF) leads the capacity building involvement of 10 island communities in the project, participating alongside other cluster leaders and islands throughout European Atlantic, …

Good luck to Gigha

Good luck to Gigha in balancing the books Great editorial in The Herald, putting recent stories about the community-owned island of Gigha in context. Read  also about Gigha’s innovative battery …

Islands Going Green

Gigha Battery Project  Gigha Green Power on the community-owned Isle of Gigha have recently commissioned an Enercon E33 turbine to complement their existing three Vestas V27 wind farm. However, due …