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
A groundbreaking project that could see homes in the Forthside area of Stirling provided with heat that’s generated from waste water is now fully operational in the area. (from left) James Reid, divisional manager, FES; Charles Easton, director, FES; Paul Kerr, managing director of Scottish Wa
With arctic winds set to bring freezing temperatures and gales to the whole country, Energy Action Scotland is to gather together policy makers, support services, industry and energy companies this week to look at the work being done to alleviate the high levels of fuel poverty currently suffered by
The Labour Party has unveiled its plan to retrofit homes to the highest energy efficiency standards possible, create at least 18,500 direct and 16,600 indirect jobs in Scotland and give households a cash boost, while tackling the climate emergency.
North Lanarkshire Council's energy efficiency team has followed its win as Scotland's Energy Efficiency Council of the Year by coming second top in the United Kingdom in the national finals. The council was commended for the impact it had across communities tackling fuel poverty, one of the key
Warmworks Scotland, the managing agent of the Scottish Government’s national fuel poverty scheme Warmer Homes Scotland, has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Platinum accreditation. For nearly 30 years, Investors in People has been recognised internationally as a lead
A significant increase in public spending to help move homes and other buildings away from a reliance on fossil fuel heating is required if Scotland is to successfully end its contribution to climate change by 2045, according to a new report.
An English local authority has invested £18 million in return for a 50% stake in Scottish energy provider Together Energy to supply its residents with green electricity. Earlier this year, Warrington Borough Council announced plans to become the first UK local authority to generate its own ren
Sustainable housing can alleviate fuel poverty, therefore, the higher upfront costs should not rule out the use of energy-efficient materials, argues Scotframe’s Malcolm Thomson. Hands up if you’ve heard about the urgent need for new homes? Chances are most of the business community have