The Scottish Government has set out the actions it will take in the buildings sector to deliver on climate change commitments, support economic opportunities, and ensure a just transition, including helping address fuel poverty.
A lack of understanding and awareness of environmentally-friendly technologies could be holding Scotland back from a green homes revolution which could boost its economy by £8 billion, according to WWF Scotland.
Over a million homes in Scotland need to be upgraded to low carbon heating by 2030 to ensure the Scottish Government meets its statutory climate change targets, according to an updated plan published yesterday. The Climate Change Plan 2018 – 2032, which has been updated to reflect th
Retrofitting buildings is one of a number of key actions the Scottish Government should undertake to ensure Scotland’s post-COVID-19 sets a path to net zero, according to a group of civic and business leaders.
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.
Renewable electricity generation in Scotland reached record levels in 2018, the latest figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show. Generation in Scotland was 26,708 GWh, a 6.1% increase on the previous record in 2017. This output of electricity is the
The majority of Scotland’s power demand in October was met by renewable energy sources after a record month for wind power output. New figures from WWF Scotland revealed that turbines generated the equivalent of 98% of all Scotland’s electricity demand or enough to power nearly five million home
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. A home heated by coal emits up to five times more carbon than one heated using a mode
Almost seven in ten Scots living in rural areas support the use of onshore wind energy, a new poll has found. The independent survey is the first to focus specifically on what people living outside urban areas think of renewable energy developments.