The Scottish Government has announced funding of £3.5 million for social landlords to improve the energy efficiency of their properties.
Edinburgh World Heritage takes on its first post-war building to address chronic energy efficiency and conservation issues
Edinburgh World Heritage has announced the launch of an innovative new project to improve the energy efficiency of the Canongate Housing development, alongside undertaking vital conservation work on the architecturally important listed buildings.
The Scottish Government must grasp its opportunity to transform the country’s energy sector and provide strong vision for Scotland’s future energy system, according to a group of leading energy experts. Members of Scotland’s Future Energy Taskforce have today released their recommendations ahe
A £320 million fund has been launched to help boost the development of the self-sustaining heat network sector throughout the UK.
A project to devise easy-to-use heat pump guides for Orkney Housing Association (OHAL) residents is in the running for a national award. The Energy Ideas Fund Heat Pump Project, which was run in partnership with the James Hutton Institute and heat pump manufacturers NIBE, has been shortlisted in the
Professor Karen Turner and Dr Fiona Riddoch from the University of Strathclyde Centre for Energy Policy outline why new thinking shows energy efficiency investment can cut costs, improve health and boost the economy. On 6th September 2016 Nicola Sturgeon announced a stimulus package to support the S
The Isle of Eigg off Scotland's west coast shows the way forward to a renewable future A Warm Homes Act and a national energy efficiency programme will contribute towards the “necessary and achievable” target of producing half of all of Scotland’s energy across heat, transport and electricity
More Scottish homes and businesses are seeing the benefit of renewable heat than ever before, according to new figures. New figures published today by the Energy Saving Trust, on behalf of the Scottish Government, estimate that last year saw the largest annual increase in renewable heat output since
Jenny Laing Councillors in Aberdeen have agreed to progress plans for an arms-length external organisation (ALEO) to manage all the local authority’s energy-related activity.
Councillors in Aberdeen have unanimously backed plans to expand the city’s heat network into the Torry community – offering hundreds of homes savings on their energy bills. The Combined Heat and Power scheme is expected to deliver low cost, low carbon energy to at least 350 homes in Torry as wel
Residents of an Edinburgh housing estate are to benefit from cheaper energy bills after a new green energy scheme was given the go-ahead. People living in Dumbiedykes can look forward to lower costs after the Tower Power project received a funding award of £821,200 from the Scottish Government’s
Citizens Advice Scotland is calling on the UK government to delay the final deadline for rolling-out its new smart meter programme. A report by the charity's Consumer Futures Unit (CFU) suggests that the current deadline of 2020 is likely to cause problems for vulnerable consumers and increase the o
Russian students visit Glasgow's Broomhill Cube Housing Association’s innovative district heating system in Glasgow has attracted international attention.
Ruth Davidson The Scottish Conservatives have set out plans to build 100,000 new homes across Scotland over the next five years.