Hillfoots Hydropower projects

Hillfoots Hydropower projects

How does this impact on Community Wellbeing? By using local natural resources to harness energy sustainably and give residents (and Scots generally) pride in environmentally friendly resource management. Reduce dependency on environmentally unfriendly resources which pollute local environments, impact on local ecosystems and impact on health outcomes locally. Local job creation. Connecting community to local history of using natural resources for power (wool trade, distilleries). Potentially better flood prevention interventions in Clackmannanshire as additional outcome. Create local features to connect residents and tourists to the local environment, connecting to local heritage, sense of progress and belonging. Why should the Committee focus on this as part of their future work? To address environmental issues at a local level, To improve health outcomes in the longer term using natural resources, job creation, and environmental sustainability. Investment now means reduction in energy costs in the longer term - reduces financial burdens on consumers.


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