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.
Stephen Herriot: Climate emergency creates added pressure to make Scotland’s social housing more energy efficient
Social landlords are leading the way in terms of the energy efficiency standards of homes in Scotland, but more work lies ahead to satisfy a new level of expectation, writes Stephen Herriot. The issue of climate change has been creeping up the political agenda in recent months, prompted in part by h
With the latest Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing 2 (EESSH2) targets announced recently by the Scottish Government, Stewart Little from IRT Surveys explains how asset managers can exploit technology to meet their obligations. 88 feet high, 88 feet wide and once around the equator. That&r
Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed a new report which argues that the rapidly-changing energy market across the UK means there is a need for new measures to protect consumers.
Argyll and Bute Council has been awarded a grant of more than £1.7 million from the Scottish Government's Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland: Area Based Scheme (HEEPS: ABS).
Scotland’s renewable electricity output soared in the first half of the year to provide enough energy to power all homes from across Scotland and north of England, according to new figures.
WSP associate Ewan Jures on the importance of district heating networks. Scotland has been at the forefront of the climate change debate for many years and even more so in the last few months - having agreed to an ambitious target of net zero emission by 2045, five years ahead of the rest of the UK.
North Lanarkshire Council has been recognised for its "exceptional commitment" to promoting energy efficiency across the area.
An energy supplier has been fined for failings which resulted in customers being unable to move to cheaper tariffs or access their accounts.
Knowes Housing Association was delighted to be selected for a visit to its office in Faiflley by Ofgem’s chief executive officer, executive director and four members of the Ofgem board. The group travelled up from their London HQ to see first-hand the excellent work Knowes has carried out in t
Households could cut mortgage rates, save money on their energy bills and reduce emissions from their homes under plans to roll out green mortgages.
The Scottish Government has set a new standard to further improve the energy efficiency of homes in the social housing sector.
Glasgow City Council has approved funding of almost £4.2 million towards making homes in the city more energy efficient. The funding is expected to deliver insulation measures to 776 households in the owner-occupier and private landlord owned sectors.
CIH Scotland has called for the introduction of a minimum energy efficiency standard of EPC C for all homes by 2030, including owner occupied homes.