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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Businesses in Fife can get free support and fundingto help them their energy, water and waste bills and save money during Fife Sustainable Business Week, 2 – 6 October, 2017.
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
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.
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.