Aikengall

Operation Since March 2009
Postcode EH42 1SG
Local Authority Area East Lothian
Technology Onshore Wind
Installed Capacity 48.00Mw

About the Community

Name of renewable energy project
Name of community benefit fund(s)
What community or communities are within the area of benefit
Population of community/ communities
Name of community organisation responding
Name of governing body for the fund (If different) BeGreen Dunbar
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)
Contact's Name Anouska Woods
Email anouska_begreendunbar@btconnect.com
Image BeGreen Dunbar

Value of the Fund

What is the value of the community benefit fund as an equivalent rate of payment per MW per year:
£2500.00 per MW per year
Is the fund index linked?
Yes

About Fund Spend

Do you have a community action plan (or similar) in place: No
Please detail the year in which the Plan was produced and the timescale the plan covers:
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. Never
Social capital: events, celebrations, social groups, etc. Never
Human capital: skills, know-how and confidence Never
Natural capital: the local environment such as parks and woodlands, and access to this Never
Cultural capital: conserving and promoting local history and heritage, cultural events etc. Never
Political capital: citizen participation, improved representation, etc. Never
Financial capital: local exchange systems, start-up grants to social enterprises etc. Never
If other, please specify: BeGreen Dunbar receives £100,000 per annum from Aikengall Community Wind Farm. BeGreen administers funding for grants (energy efficiency, renewable energy) in Ward 7 of East Lothian which is Dunbar and surrounding villages. BeGreen is an Energy Advice Centre located on the High Street in Dunbar and employs a Community Coordinator. The community coordinator helps people with relevant grant applications and gives out information on how to be as energy efficient as possible whether that's through Insulation, Draught Proofing etc or installing renewable systems. The Community Coordinator also provides information and support on community benefit grant applications for local events, projects and community groups. BeGreen Dunbar and Community Windpower also have Working Partnerships with local schools and are patrons of several local groups including Dunbar Colts 2004s and East Coast FM.
Details of innovative or significant projects funded:
How is the fund publicised:
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: http://www.begreencentres.co.uk/dunbar
Any other relevant information you wish to provide:

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