Director, Fintry Development Trust
BiographyGordon Cowtan is one of the four founders of Fintry Development Trust. The trust’s remit is to reduce energy use and carbon emissions from the village of Fintry. It has a ground-breaking agreement with a local commercial windfarm, which Gordon helped negotiate. Since then, Gordon has provided expert advice to other communities and to commercial developers. In 2017, Green Books published "Community Energy: A guide to community-based renewable-energy projects".
- Efficient permitting: a key to unlock market potential
Case study: community-owned project and permitting