Locally owned energy projects involve a range of different project partners (such as rural businesses, local authorities, housing associations) working together to deliver an energy service or project for the benefit of local people. These projects operate within a defined geographical area.

Related case studies

St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh

The Aboyne and Mid-Deeside Community Shed

Nairn Community and Arts Centre

Map of local energy projects

The map of local energy projects shows community and locally owned renewable energy projects across Scotland. Browse the map to discover the projects which are contributing to Scottish targets for community and locally owned energy, alongside projects which have received CARES funding from Local Energy Scotland.

Browse the map.

Additional resources

Heat pumps

An introduction to the different ways you can develop a heat pump project, including a step-by-step guide.

Solar panels (solar PV)

This module introduces you to the different ways you can develop a solar photovoltaic (PV) project, including a step-by-step guide.