University of Stirling to study fuel poverty in Alloa

The University of Stirling announced on 6 February that it will lead a study into the challenges associated with fuel poverty affecting people in Alloa, Clackmannanshire. The study will focus on southern and eastern Alloa and will engage with local … Continued

OGUK Chief Executive outlines energy transition plans

Trade Association Oil & Gas UK outlined the details of its response to UK and Scottish Government net zero commitments in a keynote speech delivered by OGUK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie OBE on 30 January. Michie echoed the Scottish Government’s … Continued

AG Barr to power operations with 100% renewable electricity

AG Barr, manufacturer of leading soft drinks brands including IRN-BRU and Rubicon, has announced plans to introduce fossil-free electricity to power its operations across the UK. Vattenfall announced on 6 February that its signed a 10-year supply contract with the … Continued

Scottish National Transport Strategy sets out 20-year vision

Transport Scotland published its National Transport Strategy on 5 February, which sets out a vision for Scotland’s transport system for the next 20 years. The strategy is aiming to reduce inequalities, acknowledge climate action, deliver inclusive economic growth and improve … Continued

SNP MP urges UK Government to incentivise EV uptake

MPs urged the government to incentivise road users to switch to electric vehicles (EVs) during a debate on net zero and decarbonising transport. During the 4 February debate, SNP spokesperson on Transport, Infrastructure and Energy Alan Brown highlighted that EVs … Continued

ScottishPower offers roadmap for a net zero Glasgow

ScottishPower launched Zero Carbon Communities on Thursday 6 February – offering a roadmap to help Glasgow become the UK’s first net zero city. The roadmap launches nine months before the city hosts the UN Climate Change Conference, COP26. Independent forecasts … Continued

ReFLEX Orkney project moves to demonstration stage

The European Marine Energy Centre announced on 4 February that the ReFLEX Orkney project has moved from the feasibility to demonstration stage. Funded by UKRI through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, the project is aiming to integrate electricity, transport and … Continued

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