Glasgow has been officially named as host for the United Nations climate talks in November 2020.
Published 11 September 2019
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.
Published 4 September 2019
Urgent action is required to transform the way Scottish homes are heated amid the climate emergency, according to the Scottish Greens.
Published 12 August 2019
The 14,000 Scottish homes which use coal as their main form of heating must switch to cleaner alternatives if Scotland is to hit its ambitious climate change targets, according to industry body Scottish Renewables.
Published 5 November 2018
Almost seven in ten Scots living in rural areas support the use of onshore wind energy, a new poll has found.
Published 18 October 2018
A new report has highlighted the use of expensive electric heating among low income households and the difficulty many have accessing support to switch to cheaper fuel sources.
Published 11 October 2018
Scotland continues to outperform the rest of the UK in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, but successful strategies for energy and waste mask a lack of progress in other parts of the Scottish economy, a new report has concluded.
Published 24 September 2018
Holyrood's local government and communities committee will continue to examine the Planning (Scotland) Bill today as it hears evidence from organisations from the country’s builders and planners.
Published 7 March 2018
The Beast from the East has hit hard in Scotland - but how's the energy system coping? Hannah Smith from Scottish Renewables explains.
Published 2 March 2018
A Climate Change Plan which sets out in detail how Ministers intend to meet the target of reducing emissions by 66% by 2032 has been published by the Scottish Government.
Published 1 March 2018
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.
Published 21 December 2017
An independent review into reducing costs in each element of the electricity supply chain has been published by the UK government.
Published 26 October 2017
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to set up a state-owned not-for-profit energy company in Scotland to offer cheaper power to homeowners.
Published 11 October 2017
The innovative new community wind farm developed by Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) and its partners Community Energy Scotland (CES) has been named as a finalist in two prestigious industry awards.
Published 5 October 2017
Scotland's public sector has the potential to lead the next stage of the country's green energy evolution, according to industry body Scottish Renewables.
Published 8 December 2016