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Community and Landowner Renewable Energy Loan Study

DescriptionA Community and Landowner Renewable Energy Loan Fund Feasability Study
ISBN
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateSeptember 28, 2010

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ISBN 978 0 7559 9672 8
DPPAS 10765

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Prepared by: Neil Harrison ( SAC) and Rona MacKay ( CES)
Checked by: Graham Kerr ( SAC)

Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

PRINCIPAL CONTRIBUTORS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

NOTE ON THE TERM 'COMMUNITY'

1. Introduction

2. A Community and Landowner Renewable Energy Loan Fund for Scotland
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Evidence of Need
2.3 Communities and Eligibility
2.4 Landowners and Eligibility
2.5 Forging Partnerships
2.6 Operation and Management
2.7 Financing the Fund
2.8 Conclusions

Annex 1 The Renewable Energy Market for Communities and Landowners in Scotland
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Hydropower
3.3 Wind Power
3.4 Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic
3.5 Biomass Heating
3.6 Biomass CHP
3.7 Heat Pumps
3.8 Biogas

Annex 2 The Development Process - Experience to Date
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Lessons from the Leaders
4.3 Supporting the Next Generation

Annex 3 Funding Renewable Energy Development in Scotland
5.1 Introduction
5.2 The Role of Grant Aid in Supporting Renewable Energy
5.3 The Role of Banks in Supporting Renewable Energy
5.4 Renewable Energy - The Cost of Development