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Lancashire Renewable Energy Technology Factsheets

Nine factsheets have been designed to introduce developers, principally householders, to current renewable energy technologies, explain how they work and planning requirements.   They were developed in 2011 for Lancashire Planning Authorities and updated in 2012.  They are intended to be posted on Council web sites.

You can download each of the factsheets by clicking on the links below:

Introduction to Renewable Energy

Fact Sheet 1: Micro/Small Wind Turbines

Fact Sheet 2: Solar Thermal Panels

Fact Sheet 3: Solar Photovoltaic Panels (Solar Electric)

Fact Sheet 4: Ground Source Heat Pumps

Fact Sheet 5: Air Source Heat Pumps

Fact Sheet 6: Biomass Boilers

Fact Sheet 7: Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

Fact Sheet 8: Micro-hydro

Fact Sheet 9: Biogas and Anaerobic Digestion