As part of the Scottish Government's Geothermal Challenge Fund , the project won funding to undertake a feasibility assessment on mine water geothermal potential in the area around Hartwood Farm. The project team comprised Scene, Townrock Energy, Ramboll, Holymoor Consulting and British Geological Survey.
As part of the CARES Local Energy Challenge Fund, Blackwood won funding to explore the feasibility of a local energy system at their care home properties. Scene were brought into the project in Autumn 2015 and helped Blackwood to assess the options and design local energy systems at two properties.
A local landowner and the renewable energy company Greencat renewables have offered a 10% stake in this project to Airlie Street Hall Association (ASHA). Scene has been working with ASHA since 2015 to make this a reality. The project is set to be commissioned by the end of 2016.
Developer Muirhall Energy has made 10% stakes in two of their wind farms available to nearby communities. Commissioned by Upper Eskdale Development Group in 2015, Scene have been working with several local groups - looking to ready them to be in a position to take up the shared ownership offer if the projects receive planning permission
In 2015, Scene conducted a detailed feasibility study for a local community group, providing options for a small scale hydropower project near Kyle of Sutherland, in the Scottish Highlands. Several designs were created, ranging from 95kW to 450kW.
Aiding a Perthshire-based community organisation to plan and negotiate the aquisition of a large scale wind farm - with the potential to be the largest community owned wind farm in the UK.
Scene are currently working in partnership with the James Hutton Institute to develop a demonstrator project at a North Lanarkshire farm, involving multiple renewable electric and heat technologies.
Scene engaged and involved local communities in an ongoing wind turbine project near to Dingwall in the Scottish Highlands.
Scene helped a community organisation assess the potential for construction of a 2MW wind turbine within a large scale wind farm in County Antrim, Ireland.
An ongoing project to install two micro-hydro power schemes on an estate in the North West of Scotland