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Publication - Consultation Responses

Draft onshore wind policy statement November 2017: consultation analysis

Published: 14 Nov 2017
Part of:
Economy, Energy, Environment and climate change, Research
ISBN:
9781788514163

This report presents an analysis of responses to the consultation on a draft onshore wind policy statement.

37 page PDF

438.3kB

37 page PDF

438.3kB

Contents
Draft onshore wind policy statement November 2017: consultation analysis
3. Other Comments

37 page PDF

438.3kB

3. Other Comments

3.1. 37 respondents made additional comments.

3.2. Many provided additional information, such as background information about their organisation, or added their thanks for the opportunity to comment. Some provided examples of projects and data relating to those projects.

3.3. Many also reiterated that they welcome the Scottish Government's continued support for onshore wind as well as recognition of its significance in achieving future targets.

3.4. There was additional comment on the use of larger turbines from several respondents, which largely reflected themes identified earlier in this report.

3.5. There was further comment from several respondents on the need for integration between energy strategy and the planning system and the requirement for a supportive planning process.


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