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In the wake of the Scottish Government admitting it is significantly off-track from meeting its 2030 net zero targets, Forster Group chairman and founder John Forster discusses the challenges and opportunities of achieving such goals. The journey towards net zero is fraught with complexities an

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Following National Grid's announcement of the largest grid overhaul in generations, Forster Group chair John Forster shares his own commentary on the news. Last week, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reported strong headwinds in favour of investment in renewable energy technologies across the g

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Solar and integrated roofing provider Forster Group has partnered with renewables expert Chris Roberts as it continues to drive excellence across the energy sector. With a track record spanning over 30 years, Forster Group provides innovative roofing and solar services to house builders, public sect

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The energy crisis will only worsen unless we offer a balanced smart transition where consumers decide their own energy future, says John Forster from the Forster Group. Energy prices skyrocketing, rising inflation rates and a potential year-long recession, the immediate economic picture for the UK l

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After seven years on the governance board – and three years as chair – John Forster will step down from his position at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), as the organisation seeks a new chairperson to help shape its future strategy and drive its evolution into a second phas

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Homes for Scotland has unveiled the shortlisted candidates for its Associate Member of the Year. The trade body has announced there will be no winners of its 2020 Awards this year, but all shortlisted candidates will be revealed to recognise the efforts of successful submissions.

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Industry leaders and stakeholders joined together this week to learn about the Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project aims to transform how homes are built through industrialisation. Funded by Innovate UK, AIMCH is a collaborative innovation project with the am

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Scottish energy minister Fergus Ewing with John Forster, chairman STA Scotland & Forster Group; Jonathan Selwyn, MD Lark Energy and Paul Barwell CEO Solar Trade Association at All Energy in May Whilst Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) indicated moves to reduce the Feed-in-Tariff and

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Forster Roofing has launched its own in-house Skills Academy to train the next generation and directly tackle the challenge faced by the construction industry’s skills shortage. The roofing and roof-integrated solar contractor, which is responsible for roofing one in five of Scotland’s new homes

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