Renewable energy

Renewable energy 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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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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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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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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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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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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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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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 Paul Maile and Duncan Williams of Eversheds Sutherland Introduction This Practice Note looks at planning issues associated with energy...

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