Planning for community and neighbourhood-scale renewable energy

Planning for community and neighbourhood-scale renewable energy

Planning for community and neighbourhood-scale renewable energy

Eligible professionals working in the built environment in Wales have the opportunity to attend free training in Community-owned renewable energy schemes.

Why should you attend?

The course will provide you with an understanding of the requirements, issues and opportunities around community-scale renewable energy developments and enable participants apply this to project development and planning.

Course details

The course will cover the requirements and impacts of community energy technologies and the planning, regulatory, legal, economic & policy Issues deliver over 10 learning hours with a mixture of webinars, flexible e-learning and a classroom session at locations across Wales.

Successful completion of the course will lead to Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales Level 4 accreditation and Continual Professional Development certification.

Who should take the course?

The course is designed for planning professionals and developers and will provide an understanding of the requirements, issues and opportunities around community-scale renewable energy developments.

About the course trainers

Energy Saving Trust is the number one organisation helping householders, governments, businesses and organisations save energy every day. They have developed into the leading, and most trusted, organisation in the field. Their experts speak with millions of householders every year, deliver first class programmes for governments and provide consultancy to UK businesses and international companies that want change to happen. All that they do is underpinned by pioneering world-renowned research.
EST has supported community energy projects across the UK for 15 years and currently manage the CARES programme in Scotland, CESAR in England and Ynni’r Fro in Wales.

 

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Course dates

16th July

Cardiff


Fee

In order to attend the free of charge course, you must:

• Live or work in one of Wales’ Convergence Areas
• Be employed, self-employed
• Work in the built environment or allied services
• NOT work for a public sector organisation

You will be asked to complete a Participant Form and supplementary information to evidence eligibility prior to starting the course.


How to book

Please email sue.ansell@est.org.uk to register your interest in attending this course. Delivery is scheduled to take place between March and June 2015.

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