greenspace scotland's research into climate resilient greenspaces identified the potential for parks and greenspaces to generate and store renewable energy. In addition to providing clean, green energy for use on-site and in surrounding buildings, this has the potential to provide new income streams for managing and maintaining parks and greenspaces.
Following from initial feasibility work with the City of Edinburgh Council for a ground-source heat system for Saughton Park, we are now working with a range of partners to develop a strategic, Scotland-wide programme for ParkPower.
Breaking news (14/09/18): We're delighted to announce that ParkPower is one of five Rethinking Parks Prototyping projects supported by Nesta, Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund - read more
Read our initial feasibility study looking at ground-source heat systems in parks.Read more
Working with partners we are now developing a strategic, Scotland-wide approach to generating energy from parks.Read more