The Scottish government will establish a publicly-owned, not-for-profit energy company to deliver renewable energy to Scottish customers “as close to cost price as possible”.
A number of demonstrator projects of smart grid and storage technologies have been awarded funding under Scotland’s Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP).
The Scottish government has released a further £11 million of funding for homes and businesses via local authorities in the second pilot phase of Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP) pathfinder fund.
Our local authority expert Stephen Cirell discusses Scotland’s plans to launch its own energy company as revealed within the government’s energy strategy last week
Scotland’s energy efficiency industry has told the Scottish government that it could create 9,000 jobs by establishing a “clear direction of travel” through updated energy strategies.