about

Fintry Development Trust is a development trust based in the village of Fintry, Stirlingshire. It broadly has the aim of reducing energy use in the village – ultimately, making the village a zero-carbon, zero-waste community.

The trust has over 200 members (out of an adult population of approximately 500) and an elected board of directors all drawn from the membership. It is constituted as a company limited by guarantee and has charitable status. Membership and the area of benefit are limited to the Fintry Community Council boundary. FDT was formed in 2007.

The trust has three subsidiaries: Fintry Renewable Energy Enterprise which has a production sharing agreement at the nearby Earlsburn Windfarm; Fintry Community Energy which owns and operates a small biomass district heating scheme supplying heat to 20 households; Fintry Renewable Energy Distribution which currently operates the Smart Fintry project.

Fintry Development Trust is a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland (SC319146) and is a charity registered in Scotland (SC037820).

Fintry Renewable Energy Enterprise is a company registered in Scotland (SC285958). Fintry Community Energy is a company registered in Scotland (SC480431). Fintry Renewable Energy Distribution is a company registered in Scotland (SC536590).