Scotland proposes rent freeze amid energy crisis

Tenants are not fully protected from the announced energy bill relief measures, a Scottish Greens MSP has said

Nicola Sturgeon: “North Sea oil not solution to Russian reliance”

Scotland’s First Minister said that more renewables could provide energy independence in the long-term

Scottish Government bans fracking

Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse confirmed the government will not issue any licences for unconventional oil and gas projects

Scotland ‘must take chance to go green’

The Scottish Government must grasp the opportunity to transform the country’s energy sector. That is according to Scotland’s Future Energy Taskforce, a group of industry professionals and academics who have laid out a series of recommendations to the nation’s leaders ahead of the release of the new energy strategy. The taskforce says 2030 is a vital “staging point” on the […]

Hands off our sea say Scots

Scotland should have control over its seabed so it can exploit its assets for Scottish people said Alex Salmond today. The First Minister said the Crown Estate should devolve responsibility and rights to the seas around Scotland to the devolved Government in a deal worth millions. The Crown Estate owns rights to UK territorial waters […]