Renewable Energy

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 2nd July 2015.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, with reference to her Department's publication entitled Community Energy Strategy, published on 27 January 2014, what assessment she has made of the (a) financial and (b) non-financial benefits to local communities from (i) onshore wind, (ii) solar photovoltaic and (iii) other renewable generation; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The Community Energy Strategy Update outlines the progress that has been made towards building the Community Energy evidence base.[1] This includes the progress that has been made towards developing evidence on the benefits of renewable energy projects.

[1]https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/414446/CESU_FINAL.pdf

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