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Community benefit Memorandum of Understanding – guidance and template

This guide, prepared by Burness Paul, contains:

Community benefits income for net zero

This guide explores the benefits of funding net zero projects from community benefit income from a renewable energy project.

Community benefits overview

This overview sets out the purpose and structure of the Community Benefit Toolkit and provides a provisional road map for those seeking to secure, set...

Community Benefits: example conflict of interest policy for an advisory panel

A sample conflict of interest policy for an advisory panel. Part of the Community Benefits Toolkit.

Community Benefits: example interview task and questions for Community Action Planning commissioning

An example of interview task and questions for Community Action Planning commissioning.

Community Benefits: example role description for an advisory panel member

An example role description for an advisory panel member. Part of the Community Benefits Toolkit.

Community benefits: sample code of conduct for an advisory panel

A sample code of conduct for a community benefits advisory panel. Part of the Community Benefits Toolkit.

Community Benefits: terms of reference for an advisory panel template

A template Terms of Reference for an advisory panel to support decision making in relation to community benefits.

Community Benefits: understanding the community context

An introduction to the theory and practice of community development. Part of the Community Benefits Toolkit.

Community shared ownership market engagement report

The Scottish Government’s Energy Strategy outlined its ambition to see communities benefit from the development of onshore renewables in their local...

Community-led versus developer-led investment offerings

Part of our shared ownership module. This section looks at the differences between community and developer led investment offerings.

Community-owned microgrids and private wire networks

An introduction to community-owned Microgrids and Private Wire Networks, including a step-by-step guide.

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