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Case Studies

The Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) has already supported many communities across Scotland to install renewable technologies and benefit from the transition to net zero.

Watch our video to find out how CARES supports communities to decarbonise their community buildings, and our video celebrating community energy successes.

Browse our case studies and be inspired.

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"Community Owned"

Foula Electricity Trust wind turbine upgrade

Machrihanish Airbase Community Company (MACC)

Solar Connected Communities: Beith Community Development Trust

Solar Connected Communities: Moniaive Initiative

Solar Connected Communities: Netherthird Initiative for Community Empowerment (NICE)

Solar Connected Communities: Glenkens Community and Arts Trust (GCAT)

Langholm Initiative: the potential for renewable energy technology near Langholm

Solar Connected Communities: Barrhill CIC

Solar Connected Communities: Kentallen and Duror Community Centre

Learning from the Local Energy Challenge Fund

Apple Juice community hydro

Catrine Community Renewables

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