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Subsidy-Free Crossdykes Wind Farm Breaks Ground

GREEN CAT is delighted ground has been broken on what could be Scotland’s first subsidy-free onshore wind project – and to have been part of the project. Independent Scottish developer Muirhall Energy, with partners WWS Renewables, have begun construction at the 46MW Crossdykes wind farm in Dumfries and Galloway, south west Scotland. The project reached … Continued

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Deuchries Wind Farm officially opens

Deuchries Wind Farm in Aberdeenshire was officially opened last weekend. A windy day saw the local community enjoy a BBQ with Green Cat under one of the three Enercon E82 wind turbines at the site. The three turbines have a total installed capacity of 7.05MW and over the lifetime of the development, a community benefit … Continued

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Scotland to reduce carbon emissions by 90% by 2050

The Scottish Government last week set out a new target to reduce carbon emissions by 90 per cent by 2050. The new Climate Change Bill also sets interim targets to be met.  The existing target of a 42 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 will now increase to a 56 per cent … Continued

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Pogbie Wind Farm substation works complete in the spring sunshine

Construction is complete on Pogbie Wind Farm substation at Soutra Hill, and Scottish Power begins its works this week. Green Cat Contracting (GCC) is working as the balance of plant contractor on the project, which is situated next to the existing Dunlaw Wind Farm, by the A68.  In addition to the substation, GCC is working … Continued

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