Scotland has a vibrant community and local energy sector with more than 650MW of local generation capacity. The Scottish Government has a high level of policy commitment to further developing the sector and has set targets to increase capacity to 1GW by 2020 and 2GW by 2030.

This report has been prepared by Cornwall Insight to give an independent assessment of the potential for successful delivery models, the process of assessment of these models, and the identification of good practice and good outcomes through the analysis of selected existing projects.

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