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Unique renewables project is funding social housing in Scotland

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A wind farm developed by a housing association has exceeded expectations in its first year of operation.
Since its construction last year, the Fisherman Three wind farm has generated 24 million units of clean electricity, helping to provide £37,500 in community benefits.
The project consists of three wind turbines located on the Scottish coast, near to a nuclear power station.
It was developed by the Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) as an innovative way of funding new, affordable housing in the area. The non-profit organisation teamed up with Community Energy Scotland in a unique partnership which also funds local initiatives and lowers carbon emissions.
It’s expected that over the project’s 25-year lifespan it will generate £20 million in revenue, and support the construction of 500 (...)

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