Drone Hill

Operation Since September 2012
Postcode TD14 5NG
Local Authority Area Scottish Borders
Technology Onshore Wind
Installed Capacity 28.60Mw

About the Community

Name of renewable energy project Drone Hill Wind Farm
Name of community benefit fund(s) Drone Hill Community Fund
What community or communities are within the area of benefit Those within the following community council areas: all within Scottish Borders; Cockburnspath and Cove; Coldingham; Grantshouse and Reston and Auchencrow.
Population of community/ communities 4400
Name of community organisation responding Drone Hill Community Fund Advisory Panel
Name of governing body for the fund (If different) Drone Hill Community Fund Advisory Panel
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 Tom Black
Email tom@foundationscotland.org.uk
Image Drone Hill Community Fund Advisory Panel

Value of the Fund

What is the value of the community benefit fund as an equivalent rate of payment per MW per year:
£1398.00 per MW per year
Is the fund index linked?
Yes

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: Not stated in plan.
If yes, has this plan informed the aims/priorities set for the Fund: No
Provide a link if it is published online: No
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. Never
Political capital: citizen participation, improved representation, etc. Rarely
Financial capital: local exchange systems, start-up grants to social enterprises etc. Rarely
If other, please specify:
Details of innovative or significant projects funded: Full list available online: https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/programmes/drone-hill/
How is the fund publicised: Newspapers, Websites, Noticeboards, Community meetings, Facebook, Twitter
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: A Community Action Plan was produced in April 2015 for the Grantshouse area only; there are no such plans currently in place for the remaining three areas.

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