Operation Since November 2013
Postcode --
Local Authority Area Highland
Technology Onshore Wind
Installed Capacity 50.0000Mw
Annual Updates 15/12/2020

About the Community

Name of renewable energy project Camster Wind Farm
Name of community benefit fund(s) Camster Wind Farm
What community or communities are within the area of benefit Three Community Council areas: Latheron, Lybster & Cyth, Tannach & District, Watten.
Population of community/ communities 2935
Name of community organisation responding Foundation Scotland
Name of governing body for the fund (If different) E.ON Camster Community Fund Advisory Panel on behalf of the Community Councils of Watten, Tannach & District and Latheron Lybster and Clythe
Does the body that governs this fund also oversee community benefit income from other developments on behalf of the community or communities that make up the area of benefit? If yes, please state which
Name of Fund Administrator (If different) Foundation Scotland
Contact's Name Eilidh Gunn

Value of the Fund

What is the value of the community benefit fund as an equivalent rate of payment per MW per year:
£3000.00 per MW per year
Is the fund index linked?

About Fund Spend

Do you have a community action plan (or similar) in place: Yes
Please detail the year in which the Plan was produced and the timescale the plan covers: Yes
If yes, has this plan informed the aims/priorities set for the Fund: Yes
Provide a link if it is published online:
Built capital: such as community buildings, housing, broadband, etc. Often
Social capital: events, celebrations, social groups, etc. Often
Human capital: skills, know-how and confidence Often
Natural capital: the local environment such as parks and woodlands, and access to this Often
Cultural capital: conserving and promoting local history and heritage, cultural events etc. Often
Political capital: citizen participation, improved representation, etc. Rarely
Financial capital: local exchange systems, start-up grants to social enterprises etc. Never
If other, please specify:
Details of innovative or significant projects funded:
How is the fund publicised: Newspapers, Websites, At events, Noticeboards, Community meetings, Facebook
If other, please specify:

Further Information

Please link to any relevant online documentation on the Fund (e.g. Annual Report)
Please provide a link to any relevant community website/ social media profile:
Any other relevant information you wish to provide:

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