South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18)

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«anonymous» 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Environmental Quality Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1670
This paragraph refer to the "Government's current feed in tariff" however this scheme closed in April 19 and there is no current financial incentive scheme of a similar nature.
«anonymous» 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Environmental Quality Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1671
The Local Planning Authority's position that it will not designate any sites for wind energy development, means that in accordance with PPG no sites can be developed within South Somerset. This position flies in the face of the fact that South Somerset are considering declaring a climate change emergency. It is a huge missed opportunity to enable the provision of renewable energy and goes against all the government's efforts to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. It also sends a message