First phase of Orkney Virtual Energy System launched

On 3 April, The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) announced that the first phase of a £28.5mn ReFLEX (Responsive Flexibility) project to create a Virtual Energy System in Orkney has been launched. The ‘first-of-its-kind’ project will interlink various energy assets … Continued

Edinburgh to host solar-powered car parks trial

An R&D collaboration between Flexitricity, Flexisolar, Turbo Power Systems and Smart Power Systems has secured funding for a project to demonstrate a solar-powered car park supported by battery storage where motorists can charge their cars. Announced on 29 March, the … Continued

£13.4mn of funding to support low-carbon projects

Announced on 30 March, £13.4mn of funding from the Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme is to be made available to projects across Scotland looking to cut carbon emissions. Examples of successful stage 1 development projects include: Blackdog Aberdeenshire (£100,000) – … Continued

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