Energy & Resources

The Energy & Resources sub-committee is made up of representatives from ten local authorities, the Scottish Government, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency and Scottish Natural Heritage. The Chair of this sub-committee is David Mudie (Highland Council), Vice Chairs are Ian Aikman (Scottish Borders Council) and David Suttie (Dumfries and Galloway Council) .

The role of this sub-committee is to:

  • To provide support, guidance and advice to the HoPS Executive in respect of planning matters relating to energy generation and resources (including coal, minerals, oil, gas and waste).
  • To influence and develop opportunities to work collaboratively, representing planning authority interests in relation to energy generation & resources.


Position Statement on the Operation of Financial Mechanisms to Secure Decommissioning, Restoration and Aftercare of Development Sites
PDF Document  – Statement with Appendices (revised October 2018)
Excel File – Decommissioning Costs Table

Applications under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 – Model Conditions
PDF Document (revised December 2015)

Summary Paper on Wind Turbine Funding 2012/13
PDF Document


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