1. Publication

    28 Jun 2019

    Warmer Homes Scotland: annual review 2017 to 2018

    A review of how the Warmer Homes Scotland Scheme - part of the Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland - has performed and made progress towards meeting objectives.

  2. NEWS

    27 Jun 2019 11:04

    Improved energy efficiency standards reducing bills

    Social landlords lead the way.

  3. NEWS

    12 Jun 2019 10:34

    Energy efficiency grants for social landlords

    Extra funding to make homes warmer and promote carbon reduction.

  4. Publication

    29 Apr 2019

    Decarbonising Scotland's industrial sectors and sites: discussion paper

    This paper outlines our engagement with industry to date.

  5. Research and analysis

    19 Apr 2019

    Energy Efficient Scotland programme: analysis of delivery mechanism

    Report exploring how best to oversee the delivery of our programme to improve energy efficiency and promote low carbon heating in Scotland's homes and buildings.

  6. Consultation paper

    26 Mar 2019

    Energy Efficient Scotland: consultation on further development of the programme

    The consultation seeks to gather evidence which could support a change to the proposed timeframe to deliver standards for all properties across Scotland in an achievable and realistic way.

  7. Consultation paper

    26 Mar 2019

    Energy Efficient Scotland: the future of low carbon heat for off gas buildings - call for evidence

    We are seeking evidence on technologies and actions necessary to support the decarbonisation of the heat supply of buildings that currently do not use mains gas as their primary heating fuel.

  8. NEWS

    26 Mar 2019 13:53

    Greater ambitions for energy efficiency

    Consulting on energy efficiency targets.

  9. Publication

    26 Mar 2019

    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.

  10. Advice and guidance

    18 Feb 2019

    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.

  11. Publication

    15 Feb 2019

    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.

  12. NEWS

    10 Feb 2019 00:01

    Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund

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

  13. Publication

    07 Feb 2019

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

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

  14. Publication

    07 Feb 2019

    Domestic and non-domestic energy performance certificates: review

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

  15. Advice and guidance

    04 Feb 2019

    District heating: guidance on project level socio-economic assessment

    Draft methodology and guidance on how to appraise the socioeconomic impacts of district heating projects appropriately, through the implementation of Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA).

  16. Advice and guidance

    04 Feb 2019

    LHEES: guidance on strategy level socio-economic assessments

    Draft methodology and guidance on how to appraise the socio-economic impacts of Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies (LHEES), through the implementation of Multi-Criteria Analysis (MCA).

  17. Corporate report

    04 Jan 2019

    Fees charged for applications under the Electricity Act 1989 consultation: our response

    Our response to the consultation on proposals to revise fees paid for applications under the Electricity Act 1989, providing details of the changes which Ministers intend to implement. The decision to increase fees follows a careful consideration of all the points raised by respondents to our consultation.

  18. Consultation analysis

    04 Jan 2019

    Fees charged for applications under the Electricity Act 1989: analysis of consultation responses

    Analysis of responses to our consultation on proposals to revise fees paid for applications under the Electricity Act 1989.

  19. Impact assessment

    04 Jan 2019

    Fees charged for applications under the Electricity Act 1989: business and regulatory impact assessment

    Final business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) on the revision of fees charged under the Electricity (Applications for Consent) Regulations 1990 for applications under the Electricity Act 1989.

  20. Publication

    02 Jan 2019

    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).

  21. Research and analysis

    22 Nov 2018

    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.

  22. Research and analysis

    22 Nov 2018

    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'.

  23. Consultation analysis

    22 Nov 2018

    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.

  24. NEWS

    26 Oct 2018 08:54

    Business rates cap

    Hospitality sector and Aberdeen offices to benefit.

  25. NEWS

    24 Sep 2018 14:04

    Solar panels for ‘Livingstone’s Hospital’

    Community benefit from secure energy supply.

  26. NEWS

    13 Sep 2018 10:58

    Leading the way to a low-carbon future

    Just Transition Commission to advise on decarbonisation.

  27. NEWS

    27 Jun 2018 10:40

    Target to cut fuel poverty

    Bill sets out target and new definition.

  28. NEWS

    02 May 2018 10:39

    Funding for fuel poverty and energy efficiency

    FM announces allocation of £54.5 million.

  29. Impact assessment

    02 May 2018

    Energy Efficient Scotland: equality impact assessment

    The Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) has been undertaken to allow us to look at how this programme impacts on people and is an opportunity to promote equality.

  30. Impact assessment

    02 May 2018

    Energy Efficient Scotland: partial business and regulatory impact assessment

    This Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) accompanies the consultation on Energy Efficient Scotland.

  31. Impact assessment

    02 May 2018

    Energy Efficient Scotland: strategic environmental assessment

    This Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) investigates the likely significant effects on the environment by the implementation of the Energy Efficient Scotland programme.

  32. Consultation paper

    02 May 2018

    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.

  33. Strategy/plan

    02 May 2018

    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.

  34. Consultation paper

    19 Feb 2018

    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.

  35. Consultation analysis

    14 Nov 2017

    Heat and energy efficiency strategies: consultation analysis

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

  36. Consultation paper

    14 Nov 2017

    Heat and energy efficiency strategies: consultation

    This is a second consultation on local heat and energy efficiency strategies and regulation of district and communal heating.

  37. Consultation paper

    24 Jan 2017

    Heat and energy efficiency strategies and district heating regulation: consultation

    Scottish Government consultation paper on local heat and energy efficiency strategies (LHEES) and regulation of district heating.