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  Best Practices

In this section you can find 12 Best Practices relating to community renewable energy, which were selected by the SMALLEST partnership from good practices and policies gathered from across the Northern Periphery Programme (NPP) region of Europe. Please find the selected 12 practices described in more detail below.

The 12 Best Practices described below have been summarize in a free booklet which is avaliable to download here.



Selected Best Practices from across the NPP:

  1. Cooperatives in energy entrepreneurship                                                      
  2. ARA grants for household to support energy efficiency and RES investment
  3. Renewable Energy Installer Academy (REIA)
  4. Pay As You Save (PAYS) Scheme
  5. Guide on how to build a small hydroelectric power stations
  6. Forum for Renewable Energy Development Scotland (FREDS)
  7. Shetland Renewable Strategy
  8. BioFuel Region -
  9. Municipal Energy Advisers -
  10. Community Energy Scotland (CES)
  11. Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS)
  12. Energy saving loans



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