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Scottish firms receive £1m grant to reduce cost of wave power

Applications will explore the use of concrete and floating net buoys as part of the Scottish government funding

Norway postpones decision on interconnector to Scotland

The 1,400MW Project NorthConnect, which is partly owned by Swedish energy group Vattenfall, has been put on hold pending public consultation

Around 90% of Scotland’s power demand now provided by renewables

This is an increase of 14% year-on-year across the country, which has set a target of 100% by 2020.

‘World’s biggest’ undersea tidal energy hub lands £1.5m grant from Scottish Government

Funding will be used for the development of company’s 80MW subsea hub in the Pentland Firth off Northern Scotland and will allow 40 tidal turbines to be connected to a single power export cable

Scottish ‘green’ ice cream scoops away CO2

The £4m investment at Mackie’s of Scotland will fund the installation of a freezer powered by ammonia made from on-site biomass boilers

More than 72% of Gen Z ‘don’t know nuclear power is low carbon energy’

Women are only half as likely as men to favour nuclear power, with 29% supporting it compared with 56% of men, according to a new poll

Logan Energy to roll out Scotland’s Central Belt’s ‘first hydrogen refuelling station’

The firm claims the station will be ‘the only refueling stop between Aberdeen and Sheffield’

Scotland offers free bus travel for teenagers to tackle climate change

A new Scottish National Party-Scottish Green Party deal will also see an extra £45m funding going to low carbon projects

Investment platform raises £15m for African clean energy projects

UK aid-funded platform Energise Africa has already helped to reduce Africa’s annual carbon dioxide emissions by 100,000 tonnes

Scotland’s ‘largest e-bike scheme’ rides out

A new e-bike station has opened in Bannockburn as part of the UK’s first cross-regional electric bike sharing scheme