Scotland renewable electricity at record levels

Renewable electricity generation in Scotland reached record levels in Q1 2019, the latest figures from BEIS have showed. In the first quarter of 2019, renewable generation was 8,877GWh – enough to power around 88% of Scottish households for a year. … Continued

Scotland announces additional £11mn to lock in peatland carbon

The Scottish Government has allocated an extra £11mn to repair and restore Scotland’s peatland areas, which store around 1600mn tonnes of carbon. Announced on 25 June, the investment will also be used to fund projects to restore degraded peatlands, following an initial commitment … Continued

Scottish Government confirms £20mn electric vehicle support

On 24 June, the Scottish Government confirmed funding of £20.6mn to support the uptake of electric vehicles throughout Scotland. The announcement was made by Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity Michael Matheson at the new electric vehicle charging hub … Continued

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Local Energy Matters: Scotland

Local Energy Matters: Scotland is a free-to-download brochure with a focus on energy tariffs in the two Scottish electricity distribution regions, as well news on local energy and low-carbon schemes.

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Scottish energy market overview

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