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Citizens Advice Scotland urges retailers to put consumers first

Citizens Advice Scotland has called for fairer pricing, clear and accurate billing and debt support for people in vulnerable situations in a report entitled Power to the People, published on 26 February. The report draws upon evidence and insights from … Continued

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Greenspace Scotland reveals untapped energy potential in parks

Greenspace Scotland – a charity that works with public sector bodies to pioneer new ways of managing and resourcing urban greenspace – published research on Monday 24 February revealed how the ground and water in and below Scotland’s parks and … Continued

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Arup appointed specialist reviewers for upcoming ScotWind Leasing round

Arup announced on 21 February that it has been appointed by Crown Estate Scotland as specialist for the upcoming first round of ScotWind leasing later this year. Arup will work together with Crown Estate Scotland to finalise the approach to … Continued

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Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc hosts flagship energy event

Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc in Dundee hosted a flagship event on 20 February that brought together innovators in the energy storage industry. The event was opened by Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation Ivan McKee. It included speakers from: Arcola … Continued

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Historic Environment Scotland outlines net zero plan

Historic Environment Scotland (HSE) revealed its response to the climate emergency on 20 February when it published its Climate Action Plan 2020-25. HSE will aim to become net zero by 2045 by doubling its annual emission reduction targets over the … Continued

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SNP urges UK government to “go further” on CCUS

The SNP welcomed the BEIS announcement of funding for hydrogen projects on 19 February, but said the government “must go further”, especially on carbon, capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS). The UK government announced on 18 February that households and businesses … Continued

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MSPs cite renewable energy as the sector with most growth potential

Four in 10 (39%) MSPs believe renewable energy, more than any other sector, has the highest growth potential for the next five years. Scottish Renewables presented the findings of independent research firm PA Advocacy, which conducted the survey last year, … Continued

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Community energy schemes could bring renewable energy to 2.2mn homes by 2030

Thousands of communities across the UK could play a vital role in tackling climate change while also benefiting from new jobs and lower energy bills, according to a report commissioned by SP Energy Networks, conducted by WPI Economics and supported … Continued

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