Greencoat UK Wind PLC, the leading listed renewable infrastructure fund, invested in operating UK wind farms, has launched a £250,000 programme to support academic research and non-profit projects focussed on wind turbine blade sustainability.

The company has partnered with BizGive to find and provide grant funding to academic research and non-profit projects that further develop the industry’s knowledge on wind turbine blade recycling, repurposing and recovery, as well as associated skills development in this area.

BizGive is inviting organisations to submit an initial pitch for funding. Multiple pitches from the same organisation are permitted. Successful organisations will then be requested to submit a formal grant application on the BizGive platform, containing further details of their proposed project.

Organisations are requested to include the following details in their pitches:

  • Organisation Name
  • Organisation Website
  • Project Name
  • Project Summary (<250 words)
  • Estimated Dates
  • Requested Grant Size

Please submit your pitches and any related enquiries to: