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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.

Burnfoot cluster

Glenurquhart Centre

Solar Connected Communities: West Kilbride Community Association

Foula Electricity Trust wind turbine upgrade

St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh

The Aboyne and Mid-Deeside Community Shed

Micro-grant schemes

EDF Renewables Burnhead Moss Education and Training Fund

E.ON Rosehall Community Fund and SSE Achany Community Fund

Development of hydrogen projects in Scotland

Machrihanish Airbase Community Company (MACC)

Solar Connected Communities: Beith Community Development Trust

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