Community Benefits of Civic Energy (COBEN)

The COBEN project consists of six separate pilot projects with a community energy focus which are being delivered across the EU North Sea Region.

One of these pilots is based in The Highland and Islands of Scotland and is 50% funded by the Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) delivered by Local Energy Scotland and 50% by Interreg, the North Sea Region of the European Regional Development Fund.

The Highland and Islands pilot project is to develop four local energy plans for local areas within the Highlands and Islands Enterprise region.

We are delighted that Oban has been selected as one of the four – along with Drumnadrochit near Inverness, Brae in Shetland, and Barra and Vatersay in the Western Isles.

 

For further information see:

http://www.localenergyscotland.org/news-events/2017/july/four-areas-to-develop-local-energy-plans/

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