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50% renewables target for Scotland

50% renewables target for Scotland

By 2030 under plans published by the Scottish government, half of Scotland’s heat, transport and electricity energy needs will be met by renewables. In 2013, only 13% of Scotland’s total final energy consumption came from renewable sources. By 2050, the ...

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Scottish wind industry could cut costs by £150 million per year

Scottish wind industry could cut costs by £150 million per year

  A report commissioned by Scottish Renewables shows £150 million could be saved each year if the Scottish & UK governments work with industry and regulators to remove barriers. Everose’s report ‘Onshore Wind in Scotland’ shows an assessment of the sector, ...

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EDF buys UK wind project from rival company E.on

EDF buys UK wind project from rival company E.on

The renewable arm of EDF has agreed to buy a wind project in the Highlands of Scotland from rival energy firm E.on. The Highland Council gave consent to build the 11-turbine Corriemoillie project in March 2011. It will have a ...

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Scottish windfarm snapped up by investment firm

Scottish windfarm snapped up by investment firm

The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has bought a windfarm with a total capacity of 16 MW in Scotland. The Earlseat project, located near Kirkcaldy in Fife is an eight turbine windfarm which benefits from  the UK’s Renewable Obligation Certificate support ...

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£4.5 m grant for energy efficiency awarded to 1,700 Scottish homes

£4.5 m grant for energy efficiency awarded to 1,700 Scottish homes

Hundreds of homes in the rental sector in Scotland have been awarded energy efficiency grants as part of a new £4.5 million initiative. 24 social landlords and local authorities will share the funds which will be used against the cost ...

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Scottish shale gas is estimated to be in the “billions”

Scottish shale gas is estimated to be in the “billions”

New estimates from the British Geological Survey show there are billions of barrels of shale gas and oil tucked away in Scotland’s Midland Valley in underground reserves. In a report commissioned by the Government, the geologists estimate there’s between 3.2 ...

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Scotland comes top in UK energy efficiency projects

Scotland comes top in UK energy efficiency projects

The highest number of energy efficiency measures in 2013 were in Scotland, with 58,000 installations, making it the highest number in the UK. DECC published the statistics for the quarter showing 58,058 loft and wall insulation and new boilers were installed ...

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