18 Jan 2018
Welsh Government want your views on the benefits and impacts we can expect from increasing the amount of locally owned energy generation.
The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs
Lesley Griffiths announced ambitious new renewable energy targets
for Wales last year. These included targets to ensure Wales secures
benefits from new development: 1 gigawatt (GW) of renewable
electricity capacity in Wales to be locally owned by 2030 and
renewable energy projects to have at least an element of local
ownership by 2020. She said in that statement that Welsh Government
would launch a call of evidence on local ownership to help achieve
The aim for the Call for Evidence is to gather evidence about how
increasing local ownership of renewable energy generation can
secure benefits for Wales and spread this in a more equitable way.
It also looks for evidence on effective ways of increasing local
and shared ownership, which could inform future Government
Click here for more information.
Please submit the response form by email, post or online by
30 March 2018.
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Welsh Government will be holding events on:
- 12 February at Venue Cymru, Llandudno
- 26 February at the Village Hotel, Swansea