Scotland allocates £600k for sustainable islands projects

The investments will be provided for community-led projects that support employment and community resilience and contribute to Scotland’s just transition to net zero

Meeting about OVO’s 1.7k redundancies branded as ‘disappointing’

MSPs raised concerns about the company’s intentions for “compulsory redundancies”

Smart meter installations dived by 10% in December

December’s installations were 33% fewer than those in November, a new report finds

Offshore wind ‘could bring to Scotland similar economic benefits to oil and gas’

Agency predicts the recent ScotWind announcement will lead to the creation of thousands of new jobs

Ofgem invites bidders for Seagreen’s connections links

The tender will enable prospective bidders to compete to own electricity links for the first phase of the Scottish wind farm

Scotland ploughs £30m into low carbon farming

More than 600 rural businesses will share the funding under the latest round of the Agri-Environment Climate Scheme 2021

Scottish Government offers £80m for carbon capture project

The announcement follows the UK Government’s decision last year to not award the Scottish Cluster ‘Track-1’ status, which would have provided the project access to further funding

ScottishPower bags 17 solar PV projects

The projects have a combined capacity of 800MW

New inquiry into hydrogen and carbon capture launched in Scotland

It will investigate what further support is needed for the hydrogen sector to incorporate the gas into the UK’s energy mix and ensure a ‘just transition’ for the oil and gas industry

EDF switches off 46-year-old nuclear power station

The French energy giant will now move into the defuelling phase of Hunterston B in North Ayrshire in Scotland