Planning issues in energy projects

Planning issues in energy projects guidance:

What is a 'generating station'? There are a number of different legislative definitions of a ‘generating station’ depending on the context; however, for planning purposes...

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Energy from Waste (EfW) plants fall into three broad categories: • anaerobic digestion (AD) (a process that uses bacteria to decompose waste) (see Practice Note:...

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Introduction Following the introduction of the development consent regime under the Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008), the need to apply for consent under section 36 of the...

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Introduction Following the introduction of the development consent regime under the Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008), the need to apply for consent under section 36 of the...

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What is Energy from Waste (EfW)? Energy from waste (EfW) involves taking waste and turning it into a useable form of energy from a sustainable energy source. This...

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The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) encourages local planning authorities to design their local policies to maximise renewable and low carbon energy...

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Energy National Policy Statement NPS consultation National Policy Statements (NPSs) are statutory documents published in accordance with the Planning Act 2008, which set...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development Order) 1995, SI 1995/418 (in Wales) and the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order...

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Effective spatial planning is an important part of a successful response to climate change, as it can influence the emission of greenhouse gases. Local planning...

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The importance of renewable and low carbon energy The general principles of planning policy in England apply to renewable energy developments. However, there is...

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All waste facilities, including energy from waste (EfW) incinerators, are regulated to prevent or minimise any risks to the environment or health. There is an extensive...

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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado TitleDirective 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy...

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The National Policy Statement for Renewable Energy Infrastructure (the Renewables NPS) provides guidance on potential onshore wind farm impacts, including considerations...

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Policy context Technical Advice Note (TAN) 8 provides technical advice to supplement the policy set out in Planning Policy Wales (PPW), and should be read in conjunction...

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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon LLP. Background Decommissioning nuclear facilities is the process of dealing with redundant nuclear facilities that have...

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