scottish government

January 10, 2024
In October 2023, the Scottish government announced that its upcoming Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan will commit to a deployment ambition of at least 4GW but up to 6GW of solar power by 2030.
November 28, 2022
The Scottish Government promised that a “much bigger, renewed focus” will be given to solar power in the upcoming Energy Strategy draft during a debate on renewable energy last week (25 November).
November 21, 2022
Cross-party MSPs have released a letter calling on Scotland to set a target of between 4-6GW of solar power capacity, to help it achieve its full potential.
May 17, 2022
Drax has applied to expand its Cruachan pumped hydro storage plant under Section 36, creating long-duration storage that could boost the rollout of renewables.
April 1, 2022
Solar Energy Scotland has called on the government to remove legacy planning barriers for both large and small solar developments.
December 10, 2021
Solar Energy Scotland’s calls for the Scottish Parliament to make key policy changes to support solar have been backed by a new motion put forward by Fergus Erwing MSP, stressing the need to scale-up solar deployment.
October 11, 2021
Aberdeen City Council is eyeing the development of a solar farm following being awarded a chunk of the Scottish Government’s Green Growth Accelerator (GGA).
November 16, 2020
Insurance company Aviva has opened one of the UK’s largest combined solar and energy storage carports at its Perth Office.

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