Best Community Project award
Point and Sandwick Trust’s Beinn Ghrideag Community Windfarm, has won the Best Community Project award at the Scottish Green Energy Awards in Edinburgh on Thursday 3rd of December.
The prestigious award was handed over to Angus McCormack, Chair of Point and Sandwick Trust, and Calum Macdonald, Project Director at the annual awards ceremony in the Edinburgh International Conference centre in front of over 1000 guests from the world of renewables.
The award is in recognition of outstanding performance in the Scottish renewable energy industry.
Angus McCormack, Chair of Point and Sandwick Trust paid tribute to the work undertaken by Calum Macdonald, the Directors and staff of PST to bring the project to fruition, often in the face of considerable problems.
Mr McCormack said ” Despite all the problems we had to solve, we have succeeded in building the largest community owned windfarm in the UK, and all the profits will be ploughed back into community projects, and we look forward to having a significant impact in improving the local economy and the quality of life in our area
We have enjoyed wholehearted community support in the long lead up to delivering this ambitious project, and our ambition does not end there. We look forward to more community owned developments in the future”