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.

  • 05 October 2015
    A new report by the Carbon Trust has highlighted that vision, innovation and investment are essential for Scotland to meet their carbon targets. They also need to create employment opportunities and secure an international leadership position.
  • 02 October 2015
    New research has shown that investor confidence has been affected as a result of recent Government decisions. It is also affecting the ability to lend to onshore wind farm developers.
  • 01 October 2015
    The Scottish Conservatives have highlighted that renewable energy can continue to thrive in Scotland without additional subsidies from the UK.
  • 30 September 2015
    An EEF report has called for the scrapping of the Carbon Price Floor as part a move towards reducing emissions. They recommended the Government move away from green taxes, which penalize businesses, and to instead use tax incentives to reduce carbon.
  • 29 September 2015
    An ETI report has highlighted that the success of low carbon innovation centres on market confidence, finance, public policy and the capability and skills to innovate. The UK needs innovation to meet its carbon budget.
  • 28 September 2015
    Experts have warned that a plan needs to be implemented by the end of this year to replace the Energy Company Obligation at its end in March 2017.