A Climate Change Plan which sets out in detail how Ministers intend to meet the target of reducing emissions by 66% by 2032, has been published by the Scottish Government.
Published 1 March 2018
Details of the implementation plan for a publicly-owned Scottish National Investment Bank have been published today.
Published 28 February 2018
The Scottish Government has published the country’s first Energy Strategy which it said will strengthen the development of local energy, empower and protect consumers, and support climate change efforts while tackling fuel poverty.
Published 21 December 2017
An allocation of over £4 billion of funding for infrastructure which includes a £756 million contribution to the Scottish Government’s target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes by 2021 were amongst a range of investment plans set out in the 2018-19 Draft Budget by finance secretary Derek Mackay.
Published 15 December 2017
An independent review into reducing costs in each element of the electricity supply chain has been published by the UK government.
Published 26 October 2017
The world's first floating wind farm was formally opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today.
Published 18 October 2017
Up to £557 million of support will be available for future Contracts for Difference auctions with wind projects on the remote islands of Scotland able to apply for the first time, the UK government has confirmed.
Published 12 October 2017
A raft of offshore energy world firsts dominate the shortlist for the prestigious 2017 Scottish Green Energy Awards which was announced today.
Published 2 October 2017
Two Scottish renewable energy projects which will power more than one million homes have been awarded 15-year contracts after a UK government auction.
Published 11 September 2017
A new £60 million fund is to be made available to accelerate innovation in new technologies including low carbon energy infrastructure by 2020.
Published 6 September 2017
Scotland’s sewers contain enough natural and discarded heat to warm a city the size of Glasgow for more than four months a year, according to a new report.
Published 15 June 2017
The Scottish Government's new draft Energy Strategy shows an "ambitious" vision for the country's future energy system but ministers need to back it up with "clear actions", according to industry body Scottish Renewables.
Published 1 June 2017
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Scottish Renewables and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) have all released manifestos outlining key policy proposals to support construction and infrastructure ahead of the General Election.
Published 12 May 2017
Details of how more than £43 million is being invested in low-carbon infrastructure were announced today by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Published 10 May 2017
MSPs will today debate the future of energy in Scotland, with a focus on expanding the role of renewables in helping to cut carbon emissions in non-power sectors such as heat and transport.
Published 14 December 2016