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A developer’s perspective of community benefit funds. Claire Addison Communications Manager AES Wind Generation. AES Wind Generation. D eveloper and operator specialising in medium to large scale wind projects in the UK.

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a developer s perspective of community benefit funds

A developer’s perspective of community benefit funds

Claire Addison

Communications Manager

AES Wind Generation

aes wind generation
AES Wind Generation
  • Developer and operator specialising in medium to large scale wind projects in the UK.
  • Responsible for development and operation of almost 300MW of installed capacity, with over 300MW in development.
  • Member of Renewable UK and Scottish Renewables.
aes and community benefit funding
AES and community benefit funding
  • Independently administered
  • Offered for 25 year life of each site
  • Index linked
  • Decision on structure and priorities trusted to local communities
  • Community profile offered
  • Support for strategic and long-term projects
north rhins wind farm
North Rhins Wind Farm
  • Located on the Rhins peninsula, between Stranraer and Portpatrick.
  • Operating since January 2010.
  • 11 turbines with a total installed capacity of 22MW. 
  • £236,280 towards the community purchaseof the Portpatrick Harbour.
going forward what we d like to see
Going forward: what we’d like to see
  • Guidance and support in overcoming gaps between community councils and other community members
  • Guidance and support for strategic funding models including social enterprisesand start up grants
  • Case studies focusing on economic development
  • A clear structure for electricity discount schemes
going forward what developers should be offering
Going forward: what developers should be offering
  • A named point of contact
  • An agreed £ per MW that is the industry standard at the time of the fund’s creation
  • Option of multi-year funding models to encourage stable support
  • Flexibility and a willingness to trust local people to decide where the money can best be used
  • Paying for additional costs on top of the fund – no siphoning off
  • A simple application process and reasonable turnaround time
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