Welcome to Smart Fintry

Phayao A community project based in the Stirlingshire village of Fintry, Smart Fintry pioneered a new way of trading and charging for electricity so that householders and businesses could buy their electricity directly from nearby renewable energy generators, using the existing electricity grid infrastructure. The aim was to reduce both electricity costs and carbon impacts.


The Smart Fintry project ended in March 2018. The final innovation report for the project is available on the Resources page. If you’re interested in the project and its findings we suggest reading it.

We’d like to thank all the people who were involved and helped with the project, including the project partners, householders and generators in and around the village of Fintry, and Local Energy Scotland who funded the project. This web site will remain in place for a while longer before being absorbed into the Fintry Development Trust web site.

The project was funded by a grant from the Scottish Government under the Local Energy Challenge Fund and was delivered via a partnership between Fintry Development Trust and commercial partners.