Community engagement

Some of the highlights from our work with communities in 2018.

Partnership for Diversity

Our established partnership with Aberdeen Football Club and Aberdeen Football Club Community Trust has resulted in a 75% increase in the number of girls playing football at the club. More on our partnership for diversity.

Innovation

The innovation exhibition - showcasing EOWDC's cutting edge technology attracted more than 1000 visitors. More on our innovation campaign.

STEM

Winner of SCDI's Knotts to Watts competition. More on our STEM work.

Wind farm design

Vattenfall and 3DW's collabration on the development of a new 3D virtual reality offshore wind farm design programme is teaching young people the skills they need for the future workforce. More on our wind farm design programme.

Time and Tide Bell

The Time and Tide Bell is encouraging people across the UK to think and reflect on climate change. Read more about the Time and Tide Bell.

Internships

With the East Coast Internship programme now in its third year, Vattenfall were delighted to work with The Ogden Trust in summer of 2018 to support and fund placements for four students in the break between Year 12 and Year 13. Read more about internships.

Green Energy Outreach

Congratulations to Colby School, deserved winners of the CPRE Engaged Youth Award for their Eco Hub and their work as eco-ambassadors. Vattenfall is proud to work closely with the school, staff and pupils to support their innovative Green Energy Outreach Programme. Read more about the Green Energy Outreach Programme here.

Work experience

Students from Queen Elizabeth High School in Hexham joined us on work experience to learn about our wind business and discuss possible career paths with staff. Find out more about their work experience.

Summer engagement

KM Bike Ride

We've been proudly involved with the KM Big Bike Ride for five years running. Find out more about our community work in Kent.

Broadstairs Folk Week

At Broadstairs Folk Week this year, young people shared with us their views on the environment. Find out more about our community work in Kent.

Blackdog Community Gala

The EOWDC project was delighted to work with and support the residents of Blackdog as their principle sponsor for their now annual Blackdog Gala Day, which had more than 500 people attend. Find out more about our community work in Aberdeen.

Norwich Science Festival

We attended the Norwich Science Festival with support from Rebecca and Tommy, two of the internship students hosted by Vattenfall in the summer. Read more about Norwich Science Festival.