Industry News

In this section of the website we include articles about sustainable energy and green issues which we thought you might find of interest.

  • 06 May 2015
    An independent YouGov survey commissioned by Scottish Renewables has found the following: 1. 71% of Scottish adults said they supported continued development of wind power as part of the energy mix. This is up on 63% from the previous year’s poll.
  • 05 May 2015
    The smart meter roll out is beginning to gather momentum. The Government has made decisions on consumer engagement, privacy and security.
  • 04 May 2015
    Allocations of funding from the Local Energy Challenge Fund have been announced. Five successful projects across Scotland will benefit from more than £20 million of funding towards development of energy delivery methods.
  • 01 May 2015
    The Scottish Conservatives have called for progress to be made with the North Sea. Scottish Conservatives Leader, Ruth Davidson has suggested that the budget gives tax incentives to boost stability and encourage investment in the area.
  • 30 April 2015
    The Government’s Capacity Market is designed to cope with the supply of electricity to meet with peaks in demand. However it could result in higher energy costs and increased emissions because it focuses on fossil fuel generation rather than more efficient
  • 29 April 2015
    Economic Commentary published by the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute, has suggested that whilst the fall in the price of oil has impacted on the offshore and onshore sectors, it could boost the recovery of Scotland’s economy.