Beatrice offshore wind farm construction completed

SSE announced that construction of Beatrice offshore wind farm was completed on 15 May. The final 7MW Siemens Gamesa turbine was installed in the Outer Moray Firth, around 13km off the coast of Caithness, bringing the site’s total installed capacity … Continued

Scotland launches Energy Consumer Action Plan

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon launched the Energy Consumer Action Plan on 15 May. The actions in the plan include: establishing an independent Consumers Commission to give consumers a more powerful voice in Scottish and GB energy policy; developing a … Continued

Friends of the Earth Scotland criticise Edinburgh LEZ

Friends of the Earth Scotland has criticised Edinburgh for its ‘half-hearted’ proposed Low Emission Zone (LEZ). The LEZ is planned to restrict HGVs, buses and coaches in certain parts of the city until 2024 when it will begin to restrict … Continued

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