Scottish communities to re-direct wind farm funding for COVID-19 responses

EDF Renewables announced on 8 April that community councils in Clackmannanshire, Scotland will re-direct local community funding from Burnfoot Hill Wind Farm to support local COVID-19-related responses. This will provide an immediate funding boost of £12,000 for people in Alva, Dollar, Menstrie and Tillicoultry, Coalsnaughton and Devonside.

EDF Renewables CEO Matthieu Hue said: “During these unsettling times it is clear communities working together is essential and it is great to see people are pulling together to help those who are most in need.  It is heart-warming to see the Hillfoots communities use the wind farm fund in this way. I wish them the very best of success in their community endeavours and I hope everyone stays safe throughout this difficult time.”

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