Negotiating options and leases for renewable energy schemes

Intended for use within the UK, this guidance is essential reading for all RICS members asked to advise in relation to renewable energy schemes.

This document provides guidance to chartered surveyors acting on behalf of landowners in relation to the negotiation of options and leases for schemes, across the full array of renewable energy technologies currently being rolled out across the UK.

The scope of this document covers the negotiation of options and leases. It is therefore assumed that the parties will have already considered the options available to them before proceeding with an option or lease. This second edition supersedes the first edition (August 2011) with an effective date of 1st July 2018.