Community Renewables Wind module

This guide will assist with installing wind turbines in England and help you understand the steps needed to deliver a project. The Community Renewables Toolkit is designed as a reference guide covering all sizes of project including small sub-1MW turbines up to large multi-MW projects.

The guide is structured into four parts:

  • Wind energy context
  • Project Overview
  • Project Steps
  • Phases and Breakpoints

Further Information

The development of a project is laid out in a step by step process. Each section includes breakpoints to help groups understand whether a project is suitable to progress. The process is also designed so that key areas can be revisited with more detail as the project moves forward.

Useful for:

  • Community groups
  • Community business groups
  • Social enterprises
  • Rural-based businesses.

The CARES toolkit has been developed to provide tailored advice depending on the business type and this will be highlighted where necessary. The guide also provides links to further information that may be useful when completing a project.

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