Talking to communities could get harder still

Marsh, Andrew
November 2011
Utility Week;11/18/2011, p11
Trade Publication
The author comments on the difficulty of talking with local customers or councilors about new renewable energy plans. He discusses the 2011 Localism Bill that aims to enable British communities to resist bureaucratic planning decisions and to produce their own neighbourhood-led plans. The author also explains that utilities worry that the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is housing-led and not an integrated plan for development of supporting infrastructure.


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