The UK government is to launch a consultation on whether to treat onshore wind projects on remote islands differently from onshore wind projects on mainland Great Britain, sparking anger from Scottish Renewables and the Scottish Government.
Published 10 November 2016
Industry body Scottish Renewables has identified six key innovation areas that could drive the future of sustainable energy in the UK.
Published 19 February 2016
Scotland should set an ambitious new target of generating the equivalent of 50 per cent of its total electricity, heat and transport demand from renewables by 2030, according to industry body Scottish Renewables.
Published 13 January 2016
Scotland’s renewables industry is now the country’s single largest contributor to electricity generation, new figures have revealed.
Published 23 December 2015
Scotland's planning system is key to the success of the renewable energy sector. As the Scottish Government sifts responses to a review of the process, policy manager Stephanie Clark gives the headlines from Scottish Renewables' submission.
Published 22 December 2015
Inverurie has been named as Scotland’s solar capital as new figures reveal the nation’s love affair with home-grown energy for the first time.
Published 21 August 2015
The Scottish Government is to convene an emergency summit to discuss the impact of the UK government’s decision to end onshore wind support.
Published 30 June 2015
Scottish Renewables has called for a change in planning rules in Glasgow to force developers to consider low cost communal heating systems.
Published 6 May 2015
Green heat technology which could remove Scots households from fuel poverty is being stifled by restrictive planning conditions, according to industry body Scottish Renewables.
Published 23 December 2014
Renewable energy has become Scotland’s main source of power, new independent figures have revealed.
Published 27 November 2014