Barra and Vatersay Success at Green Energy Awards

Barra and Vatersay Community Wind Energy Project were awarded the Best Community Project Award at the Scottish Green Energy Awards which were held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Thursday 27th November.

The Awards, a celebration of the success of the Scottish renewable energy industry, reward organisations, projects and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding performance.

Cllr Alasdair Macleod, Chair of Sustainable Development, said, “I would like to congratulate all concerned with the Barra and Vatersay project. This is a great example of a community working together to utilize the fantastic renewable development opportunities we have here in the Western Isles. I sincerely hope that many more communities use this as an example of what can be achieved through community partnership and innovative thinking.”


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