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Volunteering Opportunity for 2021

Hello avid change agents! Happy New Year. For our upcoming semester, our project Winds of Change is looking for new students that can...

Students behind the project

Behind every great project there is a great human. In the case of Winds of Change, there is a whole bunch of them! Meet our team leaders:...

Are Wind Turbines Sustainable?

One of the main advantages of wind turbines is that they emit less CO2 compared to coal combustion power plants. They do not produce...

Where to put a wind turbine?

We have recently visited our location for the wind turbine. When choosing one, it is crucial to take into account constant wind speeds...

Is UK Offshore Wind Subsidy Free?

On the 8th of November, Winds of Change hosted a discussion delivered by Everoze’s, Lyle Honeyman, on the price of offshore wind energy...

What and how are we actually doing?

We are building a wind turbine. From scratch. Literally. It involves designing (planning), constructing and maintenance. Last year we...

2019: New Beginnings

Last week was our first meeting with the teams for the 2019-20 year. The project is developing, and we are going to keep you posted...

Cyrenians' Garden Open Day

Today, the homelessness charity Cyrenians invited us to attend the garden open day at the Midlothian Community Hospital Garden, in...

3D Print Complete

After struggling to access 3D printers at univeristy to print the 10 parts of our 1.5 m blade, our blades team uncovered a hidden gem: a...

Hosting our first talk

About 2 weeks ago, we hosted our first talk and it was a great experience. Panagiotis Kefalas and Victoria Crespo Ruano, two junior...

Visiting the Site

We had a great time Monday meeting Lucy and a group of volunteers from the Cyrenians! It was really interesting finding about what they...

Poster Making for the SRS

As part of our £ 500 grant from the social responsibility and sutainability grant, we were asked to make a poster about our project to be...

Working with the Cyrenians

Yesterday was one of the most exciting days yet for the project. We went to meet with the CEO of the Cyrenians charity to discuss the...

Meeting Youth Vision

On a particularly icy Thursday morning, David, Antigoni, Luc and I drove to the Pentlands to visit the brilliant charity ‘Youth Vision’....

Time for some merch

Now we have a lab, we need some merch to get our name out on campus! Considering we are a small project, our budget is.. limited. Hence,...

New year, New lab

After getting everything set up for a whole semester in 2018, this semester is for getting things done, and we are off to a good start....

The scramble for funding

At the very start of our project back in May, we applied for the Innovative Initiative Grant from Edinburgh University (now renamed the...