Saturday, 2 May 2015

Nocton Fen - Wind Farm

Act of landscape vandalism

There is a need to preserve areas of precious countryside between the expansion of villages.

Community benefits and Engagement

Following Vattenfall's E-newsletter 12, I thought I would look up some reference material to study before the formal consultations get underway in June.

Planning for Onshore Wind Farms - House of Commons

'This note sets out issues to do with the planning process for onshore wind development. It applies to England only.'

An Example of a Community Investment Package

'This is a real life example of a community investment fund offered voluntarily by RWE npower renewables in association with Bradwell Wind Farm Essex.'

More information on Bradwell Wind Farm

An Example of one of Vattenfall's Community Funds

This is the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project Community Fund.

Community benefits and engagement guidance for onshore wind

'Guidance on community benefits and engagement for onshore wind farm developers, communities living in the locality of a wind farm and local authorities.'

Supporting Community Investment in Commercial Renewable Energy Schemes

'A review of community investment in commercial renewable energy schemes was commissioned by the Scottish Government Onshore Renewables and Community Energy Team.'

Wind farm shares to be sold to locals under new scheme

'Locals could be offered the chance to buy shares in new wind farms, solar farms and hydro power stations, under new government approved guidelines.'

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