EDF Energy gets nod to restart nuclear plant where cracks were found

The Office for Nuclear Regulation said it is satisfied the reactor is safe to bring back to service for around four months of operation

‘COP26 to be most important climate meeting since Paris Agreement’

Claire Perry MP has warned ’emissions warming our atmosphere have no territorial allegiance’ and stressed international cooperation is more important than ever before

Scottish regulator investigates unplanned flaring at ExxonMobil site

The ‘high volume flaring’ at the Mossmorran Ethylene Plant started on Monday night as a result of a mechanical failure across boilers, resulting in a loss of steam generation

Scotland commits £300k to make classrooms ‘climate ready’

The initiative has been run as a pilot since 2018, preparing young people to join a national network of ‘carbon literate’ ambassadors who plan and act on climate change issues within their schools and communities

New £6m district heating network fired up in Stirling

The facility is expected to save around 381 tonnes of carbon a year – equivalent to 1.5 million miles driven in an average petrol car

COP26: Glasgow chosen to host major UN climate summit in 2020

If the UK’s bid, in partnership with Italy, is successful, the event will take place at the Scottish Events Campus

SSE secures capacity contracts from RWE’s Aberthaw B coal plant

The news follows German electric utility RWE’s announcement to close its 1.56GW coal plant in Wales next March

Low carbon travel in Scotland offered £13.25m in funding

Projects could include those that encourage walking and cycling and promote the uptake of electric vehicles

Royal opening for Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

The Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm will generate enough electricity to power around 450,000 homes every year

Scotland’s businesses, local authorities and public bodies ‘must go green’

SP Energy Networks has revealed major plans to support a low carbon economy across the country and ensure it hits net-zero targets in the future