Funding of £450,000 to support local authorities decarbonise heat and improve energy efficiency has been made available by the Scottish Government. Local authorities can apply for funding to pilot Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies which aim to identify local solutions to reduce emiss
Ofgem has moved to protect the 29,000 domestic customers of Eversmart Energy after the energy supplier ceased trading last week.
Housing alliance calls for energy efficiency budget to double to tackle fuel poverty and climate change
A report setting out a credible pathway to making all homes in Scotland zero carbon by 2045 has been published today by the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland.
A £3 billion Green Investment Portfolio and a vow to end polluting gas heating in new homes within five years are part of the Scottish Government’s next steps to tackle climate change, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced in Parliament yesterday.
Q-Bot technology has been added to the range of energy efficiency measures offered under Warmer Homes Scotland – the Scottish Government’s national scheme for improving energy efficiency in homes who are in or at risk of fuel poverty.
A “housing revolution” to ensure warm and affordable homes forms part of a new campaign to transform Scotland’s economy unveiled by the Scottish Greens. Scottish Greens co-leaders Lorna Slater and Patrick Harvie visiting CCG's off-site construction facility - Image credit: Scottish
The continuation of a winter payments scheme with an increase of £2 has been approved by members of Highland Council’s City of Inverness Area Committee.
A group of civic and business leaders has called on the Scottish Government to enhance building standards to deliver zero-carbon homes and accelerate Scotland’s energy efficiency retrofit scheme as part of a series of recommendations to ramp up its response to the climate emergency in its fort
Stirling Council’s investment in innovative new technology to ensure warmer, greener and more energy-efficient local authority homes has been praised by the Scottish Government. Minister for local government, housing and planning, Kevin Stewart, visited Raploch to view examples of the innovati
The fifth round of the Ofgem Energy Redress Scheme will reopen for applications on August 19 with £10 million available, the largest amount being accessible to support vulnerable energy consumers.
Urgent action is required to transform the way Scottish homes are heated amid the climate emergency, according to the Scottish Greens.
Eildon Housing is to undertake an “exciting” new building project which will deliver warmer, cheaper, affordable homes while also considering the future of house building and its impact on the environment. The Association is investing millions of pounds as part of its strategy to make su
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has officially opened a new £6 million project which uses cutting-edge renewables technology to harness energy from waste water.
Energy watchdog Ofgem has fined Utilita Energy £175,000 after the provider failed to meet its carbon reduction obligations under the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme between 2015 and 2018.
A new energy project is to be developed in the former mining town of Cumnock, once a powerhouse of coal production in Scotland.