The Scottish Government has pledged to increase investment in infrastructure year on year so that by the end of the next Parliament it will be £1.5 billion higher than last year.
Published 2 September 2020
Proposals to remove rules supporting sustainable development in Scotland would harm renewable energy deployment and the country’s efforts to tackle the climate emergency, according to Scottish Renewables.
Published 2 September 2020
New figures released today by Scottish Renewables show the economic boost available if the government uses renewable energy to pursue a green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 24 June 2020
Additional funding of £5.5 million is being made available for renewables projects to contribute towards a green recovery following the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 18 June 2020
A multi-million-pound fund has been set up by the Scottish Government to help the energy sector recover from the dual economic impacts of coronavirus and the oil and gas price crash.
Published 15 June 2020
Scotland's seabed is being opened up for new wind farm projects for the first time in a decade with the launch of a new round of leasing by Crown Estate Scotland.
Published 10 June 2020
Industry body Scottish Renewables has appointed seven new directors to its board.
Published 23 April 2020
More members of the Scottish Parliament cite renewable energy as an industry with high growth potential than any other, according to new research released today.
Published 19 February 2020
The Scottish Government should put “place” at the heart of coherent, infrastructure prioritisation and planning to achieve an inclusive net zero carbon economy, according to a 30-year infrastructure blueprint published today.
Published 20 January 2020
Developers will have to agree on supply-chain commitments when applying for offshore wind leases, under steps to increase the number of contracts staying in Scotland.
Published 16 January 2020
Trade bodies from across the construction sector have been reacting to the Conservatives winning an overall majority after yesterday’s UK General Election.
Published 13 December 2019
Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm has been handed a top award by Scotland’s renewable energy industry.
Published 9 December 2019
Financial close has been reached on the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm heralding the start of construction on the project which will supply enough low carbon electricity for around 375,000 homes.
Published 28 November 2019
The Scottish Government’s new Heat Networks Bill could see the equivalent of 460,000 homes heated renewably by 2030, cutting emissions from heat by 10% and helping tackle the climate emergency, according to a new study.
Published 11 November 2019
The next UK Government has been urged to commit to a package of measures to support Scotland’s renewable energy industry – including supporting innovation and the shift to low-carbon heat and allowing onshore wind to compete in the energy market.
Published 7 November 2019