Publication - Consultation paper

Offshore renewable energy developments - good practice principles for community benefits: consultation

Published: 30 Nov 2018

Draft version, for the purposes of public consultation, of the Scottish Government's Good Practice Principles for Community Benefits from Offshore renewable Energy Developments.

36 page PDF

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36 page PDF

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Contents
Offshore renewable energy developments - good practice principles for community benefits: consultation
Footnotes

36 page PDF

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Footnotes

1. Climate Xchange, 2015, "Community Benefits From Offshore Renewables: Good Practice Review".

2. The Scottish Government, 2010, Securing the Benefits of Scotland's Next Energy Revolution

3. Examples of similar community benefit schemes include:

  • Opencast coal mining, where community benefits are encouraged (see Case Study 1).
  • Landfill operators are encouraged to support organisations that deliver projects benefiting the general public, biodiversity or the environment (see Case Study 2).

4. Scottish Renewables, 2014, "Employment in Renewable Energy in Scotland 2013".

5. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/416240/bis-15-206-size-and-performance-of-uk-low-carbon-economy.pdf

6. Climate Xchange, 2015, "Community Benefits From Offshore Renewables: Good Practice Review".

7. Climate Xchange, 2015, "Community Benefits From Offshore Renewables: Good Practice Review".

8. Climate Xchange, 2015, "Community Benefits From Offshore Renewables: Good Practice Review".

9. Climate Xchange, 2015, "Community Benefits From Offshore Renewable Developments".

10. "In line with trusting the people who live and work in Scotland to make decisions about the nation's future, the essence of self-determination, the Scottish Government is also committed to supporting subsidiarity and local decision-making."

11. The Scottish Government, 2014, "Community Empowerment Bill (Scotland)".

12. Climate Xchange, 2015, "Community Benefits From Offshore Renewables: Good Practice Review"


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