The Scottish Government has published its Heat Policy Statement (HPS), setting out its approach to working towards decarbonising the heat system along with a framework for investment in a low carbon heat sector. The statement designates energy efficiency as a National Infrastructure Priority. To support this £76 million will be available over the next 3 […]

Investment in heat networks in Scotland
11th April 2015

The Heat Network Partnership estimates that delivery of 50% of the 103 known heat network projects in Scotland offers an investment opportunity of around £100m to £240m. The Scottish Government’s Heat Policy Statement sets out the ambition for a substantial expansion of heat networks in Scotland, offering a significant opportunity for investors, equipment vendors and […]

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£76 million boost for low carbon economy
20th March 2015

A new £76 million scheme to promote jobs and economic growth in Scotland’s low carbon sector was unveiled today by Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities, Keith Brown. The Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP) will provide support for low carbon start-up projects, development funding for more advanced projects and funds for demonstrator projects […]

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£21 million awarded to community energy projects
17th March 2015

Five projects across Scotland will share £21 million funding from the Local Energy Challenge Fund for community energy projects. The projects include a £6m scheme in Caol near Fort William for a district heating system which will use water source heat pumps. More here

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