CREFL LogoCarsphairn Renewable Energy Fund Ltd (CREFL)

CREFL was set up to administer community benefit funds given annually to Carsphairn by the following wind farms:

Windy Standard 1&2

Fred Olsen Renewables logo

Wetherhill

SPR logo

Windy Rig

GreencoatUK logo

The money is distributed in the form of grants to:

  • Help finance projects which will benefit the community; and
  • Assist inhabitants of the parish to continue their learning through further education.

CREFL's Constitution is available here:


CREFL's Constitution

Privacy Policy

CREFL is run by a board of directors who are all local people, giving their time voluntarily. They meet 4 times throughout the year to consider applications for grants.


Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines

Meeting dates Deadline for applications
08th November 2023 25th October 2023
14th February 2024 31st January 2024
08th May 2024 24th April 2024
14th August 2024 (+ Public Meeting) 31st July 2024
12th November 2024 29th October 2024

If you live locally and would like to become involved, you are welcome to apply to become a director using the form below.


Download an application form to become a CREFL Director here.

Download an application form to become a CREFL Director here.

CREFL advert 2023

The Current Directors are:

Chair - Derek Harris

Vice Chair - Michael Ansell

Company Secretary - Rory Clark Kennedy

Correspondence Secretary - Rory Clark Kennedy

Treasurer - Rory Clark Kennedy

Minute Secretary - Darren Challis

Directors - Yasmin Akbar, Andrew Metcalf, Billy McCreath, David McMillan, Sylvia Sinclair.

Liz Holmes is a Director representing the Community Council.


Further information can be obtained by emailing the Committee Secretary or via the links below: secretary.crefl@gmail.com Link to application forms and guidance page. Link to Minutes page. Link to Governance documents page.
CREFL's 2023 Mailshot

CREFL's Companies House entry