Local Energy Scotland site guides

Local Energy Scotland site guides provide a short overview of the typical energy options applicable to a given site type.

Energy options for community buildings

This guide outlines considerations for those in control of community buildings looking to make a change in their energy use and carbon emissions. It applies to a single building, or to a closely associated small group of buildings, requiring energy for heat, power or transport.

Energy options for new community housing

This guide outlines considerations for those in control of developing new community owned, affordable, low carbon emission housing. It applies to planning a new community owned housing development encompassing minimised energy demand for heating and power, renewable energy generation, energy storage and scope for flexible, responsive energy use.

Energy options for farms and agriculture

This guide outlines considerations for those in control of farm scale enterprises looking to make a change in their energy use and carbon emissions. It is applicable to a range of farm and estate buildings, agricultural options and processes requiring energy for heating, drying, refrigeration, power, process, production or transport.