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  1. Scottish Civil Estate: efficiency and sustainability report 2020 to 2021

    Scottish Ministers are required to lay before the Scottish Parliament this annual report which uses key performance indicators to assess progress in improving the efficiency and sustainability of the Scottish Civil Estate.

  2. Scottish Civil Estate: efficiency and sustainability report 2018 to 2019

    Scottish Ministers are required to lay before the Scottish Parliament this annual report which uses key performance indicators to assess progress in improving the efficiency and sustainability of the Scottish Civil Estate.

  3. Delivering a fair and secure zero carbon energy system

    Strategy to deliver a just transition for the energy sector published.

  4. Draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan

    We are consulting on this draft route map of actions we will take to deliver a flourishing net zero energy system that supplies affordable, resilient and clean energy to Scotland’s workers, households, communities and businesses.

  5. Scottish Central Government Energy Efficiency Grant scheme: form and guidance

    A scheme to offer capital grant funding support to enable the delivery of heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency projects across the public sector.

  6. Enhanced support to make homes warmer and greener

    New offer to make climate-friendly energy improvements simpler.

  7. Building a green heat industry

    £17.6 million to support climate-friendly heating transformation.

  8. Accelerating green heat delivery

    Next steps taken to help transformation.

  9. Tackling the energy cost crisis

    First Minister convenes second summit with energy companies and advice organisations.

  10. Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme: capital projects - list

    A full list of capital projects supported under the Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP).

  11. Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme: closed invitations

    Information on closed funding invitations from the Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP).

  12. Rent freeze focus of Programme for Government

    Ministers act to protect people in cost crisis.

  13. Transforming heating in homes

    Zero direct emission plans for all new buildings. 

  14. Building a net zero future

    New measures to slash carbon emissions from housing stock.

  15. Urgent action needed on cost of living

    Calls for £30 billion support package.

  16. Public bodies’ emissions reduce

    £100 million to cut carbon footprint further.

  17. Spring Statement fails to properly tackle soaring living costs

    Finance Secretary responds to UK Government plans.

  18. Bold action needed to tackle cost of living

    Finance Secretary calls for immediate support.

  19. Urgent action needed to tackle cost of living

    Finance Secretary writes to Treasury ahead of Spring Statement.

  20. Eradicating fuel poverty

    New strategy to make homes safer, warmer and cheaper to heat.

  21. £50 million for warmer, greener homes

    Support available to help people save on heating bills this winter.

  22. Scottish Green Public Sector Estate Decarbonisation Scheme: information note - June 2021

    Information about the Scottish Green Public Sector Estate Decarbonisation Scheme that will act as the main government-led capital funding mechanism to support leadership for decarbonisation of public buildings.

  23. Network of sharing libraries and repair cafes

    Funding to deliver key recommendation of Scotland’s Climate Assembly.

  24. Increased funding to tackle fuel poverty and climate change

    £64 million for local heat and energy efficiency projects

  25. A new standard for housing

    Ensuring equal quality of homes.

  26. Heat in buildings strategy: strategic environmental assessment

    The Strategic Environmental Assessment and Environmental Report to accompany the draft Heat in Buildings Strategy consultation.

  27. New measures to accelerate greener, cheaper heating

    Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill passed.

  28. Energy Efficient Scotland - improving energy efficiency in owner-occupied homes: consultation analysis

    Analysis of responses to the Energy Efficient Scotland: improving energy efficiency in owner-occupied homes consultation.

  29. Energy efficiency, zero emissions and low carbon heating systems, microgeneration and heat networks for homes - skills requirements: consultation

    Consultation on proposals for energy efficiency, zero emissions and low carbon heating systems, microgeneration and heat network skills requirements for homes in support of our draft Heat in Buildings Strategy.

  30. Heat in buildings strategy - achieving net zero emissions: consultation

    Draft heat in buildings strategy consultation to gather evidence and views on our proposed actions to meet our climate change targets, whilst maximising economic opportunities, ensuring a just transition and addressing fuel poverty.

  31. Local energy policy statement

    This local energy policy statement containing set of key principles and associated outcomes represents the values we wish to see adopted.

  32. Annual energy statement: 2020

    This year’s energy statement highlights the key developments in the sector that have influenced the Scottish Government's ability to deliver the targets set out in the current Energy Strategy, published in December 2017.

  33. Helping industry cut emissions

    Scottish Industrial Energy Transformation Fund opens.

  34. New Build Heat Standard: scoping consultation

    We are committed to ensuring that, from 2024, new buildings must use heating systems which produce zero direct emissions at the point of use. We are currently developing our New Build Heat Standard to achieve this, and this scoping consultation sets out our initial vision.

  35. Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies (LHEES): phase 2 pilots evaluation

    LHEES aim to establish local authority plans for systematically improving the energy efficiency of buildings and decarbonising heat. This report presents an evaluation of the Phase 2 pilots focusing on the organisational and social aspects, and a review of reports generated by the projects.

  36. Energy Efficient Scotland Phase 2 pilots: final social evaluation report

    Social evaluation of the Energy Efficient Scotland Phase 2 pilots, which form a part of the development of broader Energy Efficient Scotland programme.

  37. Cash boost for joint Scottish-Asian research

    New Fund to focus on economic, social recovery from COVID-19.

  38. Energy efficiency in social housing: guidance for landlords - revised 2020

    Guidance for social landlords on the Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH).

  39. Scottish House Condition Survey: 2018 Key Findings

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  40. New build homes to be more energy efficient

    Renewable or low carbon heating from 2024.

  41. Improving energy efficiency

    Proposals to make homes warmer and greener.

  42. Social housing to be more energy efficient

    Tenants across Scotland to benefit from £3 million in funding.

  43. Exempting energy intensive industries from the indirect costs of the renewables obligation: response to consultation

    Our decision following consideration of the information provided by respondents to a consultation seeking views on the eligibility of Energy Intensive Industries to be exempted from indirect costs associated with renewable electricity policies.

  44. Local energy policy statement: consultation

    Scotland's Energy Strategy, published in December 2017, included the development of 'innovative local energy systems' as one of six strategic priorities. To support that aim, a commitment was made to develop a Local Energy Position Paper, which would set out a series of key principles and associated outcomes for project delivery agents to consider during the development of future renewable energy projects.

  45. Onshore unconventional oil and gas in Scotland: analysis of responses to consultations

    Analysis of stakeholders' responses to our 2018 consultation on statutory and other assessments relating to unconventional oil and gas in Scotland, and to the 2019 consultation on an addendum to those assessments.

  46. Unconventional oil and gas development: our position

    Scottish Government's finalised policy position on onshore unconventional oil and gas development, also known as fracking.

  47. Making homes more energy efficient

    Tackling climate change at a local level.

  48. Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies (LHEES): phase 1 pilots - technical evaluation

    Findings from the technical evaluation of the first phase of LHEES pilots, in which 12 local authorities participated between September 2017 and March 2018.

  49. Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies (LHEES): phase 1 pilots - social evaluation

    Findings from the social evaluation of the first phase of LHEES pilots, in which 12 local authorities participated between September 2017 and March 2018.

  50. Improved energy efficiency standards reducing bills

    Social landlords lead the way.

  51. Energy efficiency grants for social landlords

    Extra funding to make homes warmer and promote carbon reduction.

  52. Greater ambitions for energy efficiency

    Consulting on energy efficiency targets.

  53. Energy Efficient Scotland: recommendations from quality assurance short life working group

    Independent, industry led recommendations on five key elements of Energy Efficient Scotland: quality assurance, building a workforce, consumer protection, procurement, and non-domestic sector.

  54. Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH): guidance for social landlords (revised February 2019)

    Revised guidance for social landlords on the Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH), February 2019.

  55. HES Homecare pilot: evaluation

    The aim of the Home Energy Scotland (HES) Homecare pilot was to test the Energycarer approach to tackling rural fuel poverty.

  56. Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund

    Up to £10 million to help commercial deployment of tidal projects.

  57. Domestic and non-domestic energy performance certificates review: executive summary

    Analysis of responses to our three public consultations about energy performance certificates (EPCs).

  58. Domestic and non-domestic energy performance certificates: review

    Analysis of responses to our three public consultations about energy performance certificates (EPCs).

  59. Domestic and non-domestic energy performance certificates review: supplementary notes

    Notes supplementing analysis of responses to our three public consultations about energy performance certificates (EPCs).

  60. Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing post-2020 (EESSH2): consultation analysis

    Analysis of responses to our public consultation on Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing post-2020.

  61. Energy Efficient Scotland: consultation analysis

    Analysis of responses to our public consultation 'Energy Efficient Scotland: making our homes and buildings warmer, greener and more efficient'.

  62. Heat and energy efficiency strategies: second consultation analysis

    Findings from the second consultation on local heat and energy efficiency strategies (LHEES), and regulation of district and communal heating.

  63. Business rates cap

    Hospitality sector and Aberdeen offices to benefit.

  64. Solar panels for ‘Livingstone’s Hospital’

    Community benefit from secure energy supply.

  65. Leading the way to a low-carbon future

    Just Transition Commission to advise on decarbonisation.

  66. Target to cut fuel poverty

    Bill sets out target and new definition.

  67. Funding for fuel poverty and energy efficiency

    FM announces allocation of £54.5 million.

  68. Energy Efficient Scotland consultation: Making our homes and buildings warmer, greener and more efficient

    This consultation runs in conjunction with the Energy Efficient Scotland route map and asks for views on proposals on standard setting for domestic and non-domestic properties, access to EPC data, and on legislation.

  69. Energy Efficient Scotland: route map

    This route map for the Energy Efficient Scotland programme sets out the journey our homes, businesses and public buildings will take to become more energy efficient.

  70. Applications under the Electricity Act 1989: fees charged

    Papers for the Scottish Government's consultation on proposals to revise the fees required by the Electricity (Applications for Consent) Regulations 1990.

  71. Heat and energy efficiency strategies: consultation analysis

    Analysis of responses to the consultation on heat and energy efficiency strategies and regulation of district heating.

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