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Share Your Views: Scotland’s Future Onshore Wind Developments

There is still time to contribute to the Scottish Government’s consultation on future onshore wind projects.

The closing date for sharing your views is the 21st of January 2022.

The UK currently has 14.1GW of installed onshore wind, with 8.4GW of this in Scotland. Scotland additionally has around 9.7GW of onshore wind currently in the pipeline, spread over 202 different projects.

The Scottish Government is seeking views on their ambition for an additional 8-12GW of onshore wind to be installed in Scotland by 2030 to help it meet its net zero commitment. 

Click on this link for information and how to contribute your views: Onshore wind – policy statement refresh 2021: consultative draft

Link: The Scottish Government’s consultation hub, Citizen Space (http://consult.gov.scot). Access and respond to this consultation online at
https://consult.gov.scot/energy-and-climate-change-directorate/onshore-wind-policy-statement-refresh-2021.

You can save and return to your responses while the consultation is still open. Closing date 21 January 2022.

If you are unable to respond using the consultation hub, you can complete the Respondent Information Form to:

Onshore Wind Policy Team, Scottish Government, 5 Atlantic Quay, Glasgow, G2 8LU

The electronic response form can be accessed at the following website address: – https://consult.gov.scot/energy-and-climate-change-directorate/onshore-wind-policy-statement-refresh-2021

You can also email your response to OnshoreWindPolicy@gov.scot

Burgar Hill, Orkney

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