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Item 10 - Presentation on Solar Panels in Schools (TEC18/6)

The aims of the roundtable were to: 
1.    showcase good practice; 
2.    look at problems and solutions; 
3.    consider how to promote more widely.

Summary of Key Findings from the Roundtable:
•    Solar projects make good economic sense
•    There are multiple potential benefits
•    Building relationships is key
•    It pays to develop a strategic approach to your assets
•    Local Authority and community energy partnerships can be winners
•    Building capacity and expertise in Local Authorities is worthwhile
•    Grid connection is an issue and not likely to go away
•    The rules around procurement are unclear

Recommendations:     

Members are asked to note and discuss the report and presentation