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With a target of 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050 and a challenging interim target of 42% reduction by 2020, Scotland’s Climate Change Bill is widely recognised as world leading in its ambition.

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Sustainable Business Week is coming to Fife

Businesses in Fife can get free support and funding

to help them their energy, water and waste bills and save money during Fife Sustainable Business Week, 2 – 6 October, 2017.

Launch of Sustainable Islands International Programme

The launch of the Sustainable Islands International Programme. In October 2017, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and Scottish Development International are launching a major new 3-year sustainable energy programme to assist Scottish-based organisations with technical, market and sales expertise. There will be two free-to-attend launch events:

  • Tuesday 3rd October 2017, 10-4pm. Golden Lion Hotel, Stirling
  • Thursday 5th October 2017, 10-4pm. Drumossie Hotel, Inverness

OLEV £23 million Hydrogen Transport Programme

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has just announced details of their £23 million Hydrogen Transport Programme, with the aim of expanding the network of hydrogen refuelling stations alongside the deployment of fuel cell vehicles, building on the successes of their previous HRS Infrastructure Capital Grant Scheme.

Resource Efficient Scotland - SME loan fund

The Scottish Government can supply unsecured loans of up to £100,000 for resource-efficient projects in Scotland. If you are a small to medium enterprise (SME), based in Scotland, and have identified a waste reduction or energy-efficient measure that would not only save money in the long term, but also energy and carbon, then you may be eligible.

Go-ahead for £2 billion Neart na Gaoithe offshore windfarm: 500 direct jobs and clean energy for Scotland

Mainstream Renewable Power has welcomed today’s decision (Wednesday, 19 July 2017) by the Court of Session in a long-running judicial review brought by the RSPB of a planning decision by Scottish Ministers. The decision clears the way to proceed with the 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm.

What’s on

Scottish Resources Conference
Sep 27-Sep 28
Meet the Buyer
Sep 28-Sep 28 | Glasgow
How to access available finance to cut costs and grow your business (Fife)
Oct 3-Oct 3
Green Champions Training
Oct 4-Oct 4 | Leven
Priorities for developing energy efficiency in Scotland
Oct 5

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What’s new

Sustainable Business Week is coming to Fife Launch of Sustainable Islands International Programme OLEV £23 million Hydrogen Transport Programme Resource Efficient Scotland - SME loan fund Go-ahead for £2 billion Neart na Gaoithe offshore windfarm: 500 direct jobs and clean energy for Scotland

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