Fortum Glasgow snaps up proposed South Clyde Energy Centre

The site has secured planning permission for an energy recovery plant, which could treat up to 350,000 tonnes of waste a year

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Extreme weather leaves Scottish farmers with £161m bill

A new report suggests an exceptionally hot summer and an unusually cold winter negatively affected livestock and crop yields

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Scottish chickens cooperate to generate eggcellent amount of energy

More than 128,000 hens at the Glenhead of Aldouran farm in Stranraer create enough manure to provide a reliable energy feedstock for the farm

Scottish £5m harbour upgrade to boost capacity for oil and gas vessels

The project is expected to create up to 50 new jobs and support the oil and gas and renewables industry

ScottishPower funds teacher training on climate change

It follows a pilot project which was launched last year

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Scotland’s energy transition ‘must be inclusive, affordable and flexible’

The Scottish Government’s Electricity and Gas Networks Vision Statement outlines how the country’s energy system must evolve

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Cracks in Hunterston B nuclear plant revealed

About 370 hairline fractures have been discovered in the reactor bricks

Glasgow leisure centres relax with £106k energy savings guarantee

Glasgow Life centres, operated on behalf of the council, will see a range of energy efficiency improvements across some of its sites

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Scottish conservation project aims to loch-in £1bn of investment

The money will be used to protect Scotland’s natural environment, as well as provide returns for investors

Scotland greenlights power link with Norway

The NorthConnect interconnector will have a total capacity of 1.4GW