WWF Scotland

Call for new energy strategy following wind boost

Wind turbines generated enough electricity to meet the needs of more than three-quarters of Scottish households in April, according to new figures.

Published 3 May 2016

Call for action to rid Scotland of its 1.5 million cold homes

Political parties have been urged to commit to ridding Scotland of the “scourge” of cold homes by 2025 after new data revealed that there are up to 1.5 million cold homes in the country.

Published 11 April 2016

Majority of Scots want next Scottish Government to make renewables a priority

Renewables has come out top of a new poll that asked people in Scotland which energy source the next Scottish Government should prioritise.

Published 1 March 2016

CIH Scotland calls for additional affordable housing funding to be maintained

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland has welcomed the additional funds committed towards affordable housing within the Scottish Budget for 2016-17 but urged the Holyrood to maintain further increased housing supply “as a top priority”.

Published 25 February 2016

Scotland’s wind power output got ‘off to a flying start’ in January

Wind power alone provided almost half of Scotland’s total electricity needs in January, according to new data.

Published 9 February 2016

Call for energy efficiency to be accelerated in Draft Budget

WWF Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to increase its fuel poverty spending after three Holyrood committees challenged its plans.

Published 3 February 2016

Scotland’s demand for electricity on the rise

Scotland has the highest electricity use per household of any region in the UK following the first rise in demand for nine years.

Published 1 February 2016

Record year for wind power output in Scotland

Wind generated enough power to supply the electrical needs of 97 per cent of Scottish households during 2015, new figures published today have revealed.

Published 11 January 2016

Scottish Budget: £90m increase to affordable housing fund and tax on second homes

The Scottish Government has announced a year-year increase of £90 million to its affordable housing budget to help it achieve its target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes during the next parliament.

Published 17 December 2015

Call to deliver warm homes after winter deaths reach 15 year high

Charity groups have called on Scotland’s political parties to commit to “end the scourge of cold, energy-wasting, hard-to-heat homes” after new figures revealed that winter deaths in Scotland have reached their highest level for 15 years.

Published 20 October 2015

Groups back plans to unlock Scotland's solar and heat potential

Environmental groups have urged Scotland to catch up with England and Wales by making it easier for householders and businesses to reduce carbon emissions through the installation of solar panels and air source heat pumps.

Published 27 August 2015

Low carbon heat plans published by Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has outlined its strategy to cut carbon in Scotland’s heat system.

Published 11 June 2015