The Alliance of Sector Skills Councils in Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s publication of its ‘Renewables Routemap’.
Key players from the renewables, planning and legal sectors have said the SNP’s flagship policy to produce 100% of Scotland’s electricity from renewables by 2020 cannot be achieved without greater streamlining of the planning process around wind farms.
Scots planning to install green energy technology in their home or office can now make sure they choose a properly qualified local installer, thanks to a new body launched this week by Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing. Read more
In a letter to newspapers, British Council Scotland’s Director, Julia Amour, highlights the potential benefits of greater links with China and India ahead of a Scottish Parliament debate on Culture and External Affairs. Read more
Proposals for a wind farm in Kirkcudbrightshire could power three-quarters of all Dumfries and Galloway homes and generate up to £5.4 million for the local community. Read more