05 Jul '12, 3pm

UK-GBC Legal Frameworks Sustainable Energy Infrastructure Report 2012 | UK Green Building Council

UK-GBC Legal Frameworks Sustainable Energy Infrastructure Report 2012 | UK Green Building Council

This report explores the legal issues relating to the set up of sustainable energy infrastructure, specifically district heating schemes as this service is not currently regulated as with power. The report considers a wide range of general legal issues from the set up of the scheme through to consumer issues such as access to land, continuity of supply, and consumer repayment. Currently there is a lack of guidance, and many groups involved in setting up district heating schemes find themselves spending time and fees researching the same issues which often makes the integration of sustainable energy solutions financially unviable. Typical groups include local authorities, developers, operators, landowners, occupiers and energy services companies (ESCOs) who are often involved in the installation, operation and maintenance of a scheme. In the context of the Government’s Heat...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/resources/publication/uk-gbc-legal-f...

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