Skip to main content


First, read the guide to developing community-led local energy planning. After this, you’re ready to begin creating your Community-led Local Energy Plan.

You’ll need to reflect on what’s already known about your community’s energy needs, challenges and opportunities. This can be as simple as an initial brainstorm to gather ideas and start working out the priorities of your plan.

Module 1

Initial challenges


Module 2

Initial approach


Module 3

Stakeholder checklist


Sign up for updates

Subscribe to receive the regular CARES Newsletter from Local Energy Scotland with articles, events and news on all things local energy.

Sign up