So far, the developers have delivered leaflets and put on an exhibition at the local library attended by directors of the company. They have a website showing what is proposed and explaining the process ( They have published a telephone number and e-mail address and have encouraged people to contact them with any questions They have spoken to local environmental groups and plan further public exhibitions and meetings - this Civic Forum was suggested. And all this is before they even start the consultations required by the planning process! Yes, this is something new, so it takes some explaining, although it would help if those who are opposed did not muddy the waters by calling it a 'dump' - especially since all the political parties have said they are in favour of exactly this sort of local power generation.