It's important that we actively support the many local initiatives taking place in and around the communities we serve.
As a company we have a long legacy of going the extra mile for our communities and we take great pride in giving back to those that need assistance.
And in this time of crisis, we are once again reaching out to help.
Powering up new learning opportunities for children and families
Families across central Scotland have been introduced to a fun and engaging way to learn during the Covid-19 pandemic thanks to Children’s University Scotland and ScottishPower, which has funded 1,000 new Wonderboxes.
Free Nextbike memberships for NHS and Key Workers
Thousands of free Nextbike memberships and e-bike rides are being given to NHS and key workers in Glasgow to help them get safely get to and from work during the COVID-19 crisis.
Supporting the delivery of essentials to elderly in North Wales
SP Energy Networks is pleased to have been able to provide funding to support Age Connects North East Wales deliver shopping and prescription medication to the doorsteps of hundreds of elderly people across Flintshire and Wrexham during the COVID-19 outbreak.
ScottishPower Headquarters lights up to support our carers and key workers
ScottishPower’s HQ in Glasgow beamed a rainbow of support across Glasgow City as a symbol of solidarity with our NHS staff, carers and key workers across the country.
Helping Glasgow's elderly stay connected during COVID-19
SP Energy Networks is delighted to have been able to provide Glasgow’s Golden Generation, a leading charity for the elderly, with £4000 to ensure older people in the city have access to the support they need during the COVID-19 outbreak.
ScottishPower Pipe Band unite together online for key workers
ScottishPower Pipers rallied together to the call for Pipers to play Scotland the Brave in recognition of the amazing work being carried out on the front line by our NHS staff and other key workers including our own staff who are making sure the lights stay on.
Supporting stock up of Arfon Foodbank during the coronavirus crisis
SP Energy Networks is delighted to have been able to provide support to ensure Arfon Foodbank is kept stocked up with vital supplies of food, toiletries and cleaning products for up to 500 people a month in Caernarfon during the coronavirus crisis.
ScottishPower Renewables Community Funds support Carrick Futures
Community funds from Arecleoch & Mark Hill Windfarms have been redirected to set up a £30,000 emergency fund to support activities by local community organisations providing help to vulnerable people impacted by COVID-19.
Community Benefit Company recruits over 100 volunteers
Community funds from Dersalloch Windfarm has enabled 130 volunteers to support vulnerable and isolated members of the community to receive essential supplies from local pharmacies and shops.
Volunteers across central and southern Scotland support older people in lockdown with lifeline grocery deliveries
Hundreds of extra volunteers from the charity Food Train have been able to step up their services to deliver vital weekly food and grocery supplies to frail, disabled and vulnerable older people in self-isolation during the coronavirus outbreak. Thanks to funding of more than £450,000 from the SP Energy Networks’ Green Economy Fund for nine new state-of-the-art electric vehicles, the charity has been able to expand its vital services to new regions across Scotland at a time when it’s particularly difficult for older vulnerable people to access shopping services.
Vulnerable locals in lockdown are supported by volunteers delivering essentials
Vulnerable older people in the remote Ettrick and Yarrow Valleys in the Borders are receiving lifeline grocery supplies thanks to our support and local volunteers who are helping deliver to those in self-isolation during the coronavirus outbreak. Thanks to funding of £61,000 from SP Energy Network’s Green Economy Fund, local communities in Ettrick and Yarrow are benefitting from an electric vehicle scheme. During the Covid-19 pandemic, a new electric van has been deployed to provide the vital delivery service at a time when it is particularly difficult for older vulnerable people to access essential groceries.