Scottish Natural Heritage supports the development of renewable energy. On these pages you will find further information on our approach to renewable energy, the different technologies and their potential impacts on Scotland's nature and landscapes.
Information on our approach, our service level statement and more.
A quick guide to the key natural heritage considerations if you're considering a renewable energy development.
Guidance and information on wave, tidal and offshore energy.
Guidance and policy relevant to onshore wind farms...
Guidance and policy relevant to bioenergy...
Guidance and policy relevant to hydro
Guidance and policy relevant to micro renewables (specifically installations of less than 50kW (electrical) or less than 45kW (thermal)).
Find out more about our renewables research, data and trends.
View our responses to renewable energy consultations.
Find information from past events including links to presentations.
Find out who to contact if you have a renewable energy query.