This short briefing aims to explain how the Scottish Government and local authorities plan for the long term development of Scotland’s wind energy infrastructure. It goes on to explain how decisions are taken on individual wind energy development proposals. It also includes two case studies which demonstrate how the approvals processes work in practice.
Read SPICe Briefing: SB 11-71 Wind Farms: Planning and Approval (405KB pdf)
Published: 21 September 2011