The Renewable and Low Carbon Energy SPD, adopted in July 2018, sets out guidance on how the requirements in SWDP27 relating to Renewable and Low Carbon Energy should be applied. It includes guidance on what must be provided in Energy Assessments; issues that need to be considered when examining the potential for decentralized energy and heat networks in large scale development proposals to comply with SWDP27 B; the various renewable and low carbon energy technologies and the planning issues associated with each technology that will need to be addressed.

pdf Renewable and Low Carbon Energy SPD (July 2018) (1.24 MB)

pdf Adoption Statement (86 KB)

pdf Consultation Statement (142 KB)