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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

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The Scottish Government’s new Heat Networks Bill could see the equivalent of 460,000 homes heated renewably by 2030, cutting emissions from heat by 10% and helping tackle the climate emergency, according to a new study. The research, commissioned by industry body Scottish Renewables, found 46

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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. The strategy includes a range of actions, including a £20 million

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The world's first floating wind farm was formally opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today. Situated about 15 miles from Peterhead, Statoil's Hywind project has seen five giant turbines installed using a floating approach which allows turbines to be installed in much deeper waters than convent

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Two Scottish renewable energy projects which will power more than one million homes have been awarded 15-year contracts after a UK government auction. The Moray East Offshore wind farm, planned for the Moray Firth, has been awarded a contract in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Str

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The new Queensferry Crossing as viewed from Port Edgar Marina. Image reproduced courtesy of Transport Scotland In the week Scotland’s newest bridge opens to traffic, campaigners are setting out the benefits of another big infrastructure project that would help to create a more socially-just and lo

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