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Deuchries Wind Farm construction on film

This brilliant video shows the construction of Deuchries Wind Farm, near Aberchirder in Aberdeenshire.   The project was the first to be fully funded, constructed, and completed solely by the company, and was signed off on in early 2018. It consists of three Enercon E82 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 7.05MW. Owned … 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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Phase 1 turbine erection complete at Pogbie Wind Farm

The latest Phase 1 construction at Pogbie Wind Farm was completed last week with the erection of the last of the six turbines. Low winds and good weather played a part in allowing Enercon to finish the erection of the turbines at the East Lothian site in good time. Electrical works in the substation are … 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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Solar and EV charging installation completed at Edinburgh office

The sun was shining last week as Green Cat officially launched its Solar PV system and EV charging point at the Edinburgh office. Green Cat has installed a 48.60kWp rooftop solar PV system expected to offset approximately 20 per cent of the office building electricity demand. The system benefits from high utilisation of PV generated … Continued

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Green Cat Completes Work on Fair-A-Far Fish Pass Project, Cramond

The latest project from Green Cat Contracting (GCC), the Fair-A-Far Fish Pass, officially opened April 2018. Contracting was awarded the project in June 2017, work began in August, and the structure was completed in February 2018. The Fair-A-Far Fish Pass is part of the four-year RiverLife: Almond & Avon project which began in 2016, and … Continued

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Green Cat Renewables delighted to see Welton of Creuchies Wind Farm, Perthshire, up and running

Green Cat was delighted to see the Welton of Creuchies Wind Farm project in Perthshire up and running spring 2018. This project was the first of its kind sharing grid connection infrastructure with a neighbouring project to reduce both capital costs and use of system charges. The project is a joint venture with majority shareholder … Continued

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Green Cat Renewables completes on Deuchries Wind Farm, Aberdeenshire

Green Cat signed off on the Deuchries Wind Farm project early 2018 – the first to be fully funded, constructed, and completed solely by the company. Owned outright by Green Cat companies, work began last year utilising all companies under the Green Cat umbrella. Green Cat Renewables managed the construction of the project, with sister … Continued

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Green Cat at Nevis Hydro Completion Ceremony

Nevis Range Hydro Electric Scheme officially opened by Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy. We were delighted to be at the completion ceremony for the Nevis Range Hydro scheme – a project Green Cat Renewables and sister company, Prelec, consulted and invested in. Head of Engineering, Louise Alexander; Civil Engineer, Hector Arietto; and … Continued

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