Local energy systems

The Scottish Energy Strategy sets out a whole-system (heat, transport and electricity) approach as a core principle of the future of energy in Scotland.

CARES is designed to support this approach and to develop innovative and integrated local energy systems. 

We've developed several resources to help take forward locally owned energy system projects, for example: 

Our Development Officers and specialist staff are on hand to discuss your ideas and funding is available through our Innovation Grant to help you take your project forwards.

Other resources:

Read the guide to Overcoming grid connection issues for community energy projects, produced by Cornwall Energy.