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Climate Week 2017: Celebrating the work of our partners in Scotland

It’s Climate Week in Scotland. The awareness campaign highlights the importance of reducing emissions and adapting to the changing climate, and the Energy Saving Trust is using the opportunity to thank its partners for playing a part in a success story that’s seen thousands benefit from advice...

Submitted by IanMountford on Mon, 18/09/2017 - 10:02



Transport Scotland Scottish Government sustainable transport

Scotland is serious about sustainable transport

Good news has come in twos for Scotland. Firstly, the country has just been voted the most beautiful in the world . Second, a raft of sustainable transport measures have been announced – meaning it promises to be easier than ever to get around Scotland while making low-carbon choices that will help...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 12/09/2017 - 13:36



Energy and water efficiency at home Warmworks Scotland Scottish Government Scotland fuel poverty Scotland

Warmworks is working well for Scotland

• Scheme for fuel poor hits 5K-customer milestone • Boost for jobs and skills in Scotland • Balancing efficiency and support key Warmworks Scotland has just assisted its 5,000th customer—a key milestone in its delivery of the Scottish Government’s Warmer Homes Scotland Scheme . The partnership...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 13/03/2017 - 16:25



Green strategy and politics energy strategy Scotland Scottish Government

Setting targets: Scotland's bold energy vision

• Strategy sets nation's aims on heat, electricity, transport • Ambitious targets on renewables, buildings • Government support, regulation key – EST Scotland expert Off the back of Scotland's Climate Change Act, Scottish Government has just published a draft Energy Strategy – and it's ambitious...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 01/03/2017 - 17:04



Products and technology Local and community energy Blair Castle Perthshire Scotland hydroelectric system water mills Scottish Government biomass Renewable Heritage Trust

Can a blast from the past help safeguard our energy future?

The guardians of Blair Castle in Perthshire believe that history can help shape our future, demonstrated after the reopening a hydroelectric system , originally installed in 1908. The castle, which was historically frequented by Bonnie Prince Charlie and captured by the forces of Oliver Cromwell,...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 09/03/2015 - 09:00



Local and community energy Energy and water efficiency at home Community energy green technology renewable energy Renewable heat Renewable Heat Incentive Scotland Scottish Government

Scotland takes lead in renewable heat

When you live in an area without mains gas, options for heating your home are limited, especially when taking efficiency into account. Being able to heat your home and hot water without taking a large financial hit is a concern for many in rural areas or inaccessible places. With no access to mains...

Submitted by Energy Saving Trust on Thu, 27/11/2014 - 09:00



Green strategy and politics advice energy free phoneline Scottish Government sustainable business waste Waste Efficient Scotland water Zero Waste Scotland

Reducing waste - in one place

A mistake that sometimes occurs in the professional fields where good intentions lie is for lots of people to follow the same or similar intentions separately, thereby diluting the overall impact. Bringing good advice to one point of contact is the logical way to counter such a risk, and we’re...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 20/03/2013 - 08:30