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Phase 1 – Developing the idea

Part of our Solar PV module. This section looks at the first phase - developing your idea.


Project overview: Solar development options

Part of our Solar PV module. This section looks at different model options for developing your solar PV project.


Local energy supply

Part of our Solar PV module. This section looks at local energy supply.

Case study

Oakwood visitor centre

Sunart Community Company (SCC) is a registered Scottish charity based in Strontian, on the north shore of Loch Sunart in the highlands. Its mission st...


Fair Work First

Fair Work First is the Scottish Government’s policy for driving high quality and fair work across the labour market in Scotland by applying fair...

Case study

St Ninian’s RC Church

St Ninian’s RC Parish Church, situated in the west of Dundee and built in the 1960s, is in the Diocese of Dunkeld and serves the community of Menzie...

Case study

Acharacle Community Centre

Location: Acharacle, Highland

Case study

Dunblane bowling club

Technology: solar photovoltaic (PV) panels


CARES portal guidance

Our CARES portal guidance document give you step-by-step guidance on how to use the CARES portal.

Case study

Crossdykes wind farm

Technology: onshore wind

Case study

Binn Eco Park Wind Farm

Technology: community shared ownership of onshore wind at Binn Eco Park

Case study

Local Electricity Discount Schemes (LEDS)

Local electricity discount schemes (LEDS) can be designed to provide an annual discount on the electricity bills of consumers living near participatin...

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