National Forest Estate
The opportunity for submission of Notification of Interest forms has now closed.
We are pleased to share a report indicating potential sites for hydro development within the Forestry Commission Residual Offering. This report, prepared by babyHydro, presents the sites retained after Technical Screening, some with comments on their feasibility.
See the sites below (click image to open in a new window):
This data was produced by babyHydro Ltd using the Hydrobot hydro survey model.
We hope this will help community groups identify possible hydro sites in their area. Please contact us on 0808 808 2288 if you would like any assistance.
Those wishing to investigate development of hydro energy generation on the NFE should complete a Notification of Interest (NoI) form, and return it to contactFoRe@forestry.gsi.gov.uk by 17:00 on Monday 24th March 2014.
Information on the Residual Offering
You can also download some more information in a PDF document here.
Support to community organisations interested in developing a project on the National Forest Estate will be available through CARES and groups looking for information on support should contact their Local Energy Scotland Development Officer.
The notification of interest form is available here, and asks for contact details for your organisation, and a brief outline of your proposed project. Give us a call on 0808 808 2288 if you would like some support in completing this form.