The UK Government’s new Heat and Building Strategy has come under fire today, being described by one industry leader as “insufficient for the scale of the challenge we face". The comments, from Mike Foster, CEO of the Energy and Utilities Alliance, come in the wake of the government anno
Gravity, indigenous crofters and in-turbine toilets are all key parts of projects which have been shortlisted for the 2021 Scottish Green Energy Awards, announced today. A project which can capture and store renewable energy using gravity and 50 tonne weights, a hydro scheme developed and built by i
Scottish Renewables has set out some of its priorities for the Scottish Government’s upcoming Programme for Government, which will be published in the coming weeks. Renewable technologies like wind, solar, hydro and more now provide the equivalent of 97.4% of the electricity consumed in Scotla
The Scottish Green Energy Awards opened yesterday with nominations invited for 11 categories across all renewable technologies. This year’s event will return as an in-person awards ceremony which will comply with the latest government guidelines to ensure the health and safety of guests.
Having engaged in the Heat Networks (Scotland) Act since its earliest days, working with civil servants and ministers to provide the views of the renewables sector, Scottish Renewables highlights the work that was carried out and the teamwork that was necessary to achieve these wins.
Forth Ports has today unveiled proposals for the creation of Scotland’s largest and best located renewable energy hub on a 175-acre site at the Port of Leith. The proposed outer berth with wind installation vessel
Member body Scottish Renewables has created a new role to strengthen the renewable energy industry’s voice in the transition to a net-zero energy system. Emma Harrick joined as the organisation’s new energy transition and supply chain manager earlier this month and will also support the
New figures released yesterday by Scottish Renewables have revealed that Scotland has not met its 2020 target of generating the equivalent of 100% of the nation’s gross electricity demand from renewable sources. This target was set in 2011, when renewable technologies generated 37% of Scotland
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will deliver an address at Scottish Renewables’ Annual Conference to be held online this week. Up for debate during the conference will be the policies and actions needed to ensure Scotland reaches its net-zero target.
Continued disruption to Scotland’s offshore wind sector risks the loss of billions of pounds of long-term investment and Scotland's vital 2045 climate change target, Scottish Renewables has warned. The Scottish Government has halted a plan to lease areas of seabed - which was already 14 months