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  1. Research and analysis

    07 Jun 2019

    Regulation of electricians in Scotland: research report

    Research conducted by Pye Tait to independently assess the evidence and build a business case to determine if regulation is required.

  2. Advice and guidance

    20 May 2019

    Energy consents: applications for variation of section 36 consents guidance

    Guidance on the process for varying consents which have been granted for the construction or extension, and operation, of electricity generating stations.

  3. NEWS

    02 May 2019 15:23

    Offshore wind summit commits to way forward

    Proposals to ensure contracts stay in Scotland.  

  4. Publication

    16 Apr 2019

    Public energy company: strategic outline case

    Independent strategic outline case to consider how Scotland's public energy company could be developed suggests that a phased approach would work better.

  5. Consultation analysis

    15 Apr 2019

    Good practice principles for renewable energy developments consultation: analysis of responses

    In 2018, we reviewed and consulted on our good practice principles for: community benefits from onshore renewable energy developments, shared ownership of onshore renewable energy developments, and community benefits from offshore renewable energy developments. 

  6. NEWS

    30 Mar 2019 00:01

    £13.4m to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Funding to support low carbon projects.

  7. Publication

    12 Mar 2019

    Scotland's electricity and gas networks: vision to 2030

    Based on Scotland's energy strategy, this document looks at the ways in which Scotland's electricity and gas network infrastructure will continue to support the energy transition.

  8. Advice and guidance

    26 Sep 2018

    Energy consents: how to support or object to an application

    Guidance on how to support or object to an application to build, operate or modify an electricity generating station and/or associated infrastructure.

  9. Advice and guidance

    08 Aug 2018

    Energy consents: application procedure and publicity requirements

    This application pack for developers sets out the procedure for submitting a new application for consent, as well as the publicity requirements and other guidance.

  10. Advice and guidance

    16 May 2017

    Energy consents: how to apply

    This document outlines the application for consent process.

  11. Consultation paper

    24 Jan 2017

    Scottish energy strategy: Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP)

    The 15 to 20 year programme is the cornerstone of Scottish government's approach to energy efficiency, a National Infrastructure Priority.

  12. Advice and guidance

    28 Jul 2016

    Energy consents: fees

    Guidance on the fees due from applicants for consent under the Electricity (Applications for Consent) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2005.