General Update

Pioneering Burbo Bank Extension offshore windfarm opens today

Burbo Bank Extension, a new offshore windfarm capable of meeting the electricity demand of well over 230,000 homes, will be officially opened at a ceremony in Liverpool today. The wind farm is a joint venture between DONG Energy (50%) and its partners PKA (25%) and KIRKBI A/S, parent company of the LEGO Group (25%). It […]

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GrantScape Trustee Vacancies

Application deadline: 19 February 2017 GrantScape is seeking applications from suitable people to join the board of the charity. There are currently two vacancies on GrantScape’s board and applicants with legal, marketing or IT skills would be particularly welcome.  Experience of the Renewable Energy industry would be desirable, but is not essential. This is an […]

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Steven Hargreaves (1952 – 2015)

We are sad to report the death of our founding Chief Executive, Steven Hargreaves. Steven started his working life with the Coal Board in his native Lancashire, but by 1996 was working for the waste management company Shanks & McEwan.  When the Landfill Tax was introduced, Steven spotted an opportunity which was of great interest […]

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Walney Extension Community Fund Survey Results Published

In November 2014, DONG Energy was granted planning permission for an extension to the operational Walney offshore wind farm. The site will be located in the Irish Sea off the Cumbrian coastline. GrantScape has been working with DONG Energy to undertake community consultation to begin to shape the Walney Extension Community Fund. The first stage of […]

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GrantScape Launches New Website

We hope you can find your way around our new site easily. Please let us know here if you have any comments regarding the site and potential improvements you would like to recommend.

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