1. NEWS

    12 Jun 2019 10:34

    Energy efficiency grants for social landlords

    Extra funding to make homes warmer and promote carbon reduction.

  2. Publication

    30 Apr 2019

    Just Transition Commission: background report

    Background information report on the Scottish economy to help inform the early deliberations of the Just Transition Commission.

  3. 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. 

  4. NEWS

    30 Mar 2019 00:01

    £13.4m to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Funding to support low carbon projects.

  5. NEWS

    28 Mar 2019 10:14

    Renewable electricity at record levels

    Equivalent of 74.6% of gross electricity consumption was from renewable sources.

  6. Statistics

    22 Mar 2019

    Scottish natural capital: ecosystem service accounts 2019

    This publication, prepared by the Office of National Statistics (ONS), presents estimates of the quantity and value of ten services being supplied by Scottish natural capital.

  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. NEWS

    10 Feb 2019 00:01

    Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund

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

  9. NEWS

    05 Feb 2019 19:00

    Tackling global climate change

    Shared ambitions by Scotland and New Jersey.   

  10. Consultation paper

    30 Nov 2018

    Offshore renewable energy developments - good practice principles for community benefits: consultation

    Draft version, for the purposes of public consultation, of the Scottish Government's Good Practice Principles for Community Benefits from Offshore renewable Energy Developments.

  11. Consultation paper

    30 Nov 2018

    Onshore renewable energy developments - good practice principles for community benefits: consultation

    Draft version, for the purposes of public consultation, of the Scottish Government's Good Practice Principles for Community Benefits from Onshore Renewable Energy Developments.

  12. Consultation paper

    30 Nov 2018

    Shared ownership of renewable energy developments - good practice principles: consultation

    Draft version, for the purposes of public consultation, of Scottish Government's Good Practice Principles for Community Benefits from Onshore Renewable Energy Developments.

  13. Progress report

    30 Oct 2018

    Renewable heat target and action: 2018

    The annual report outlines a number of new and emerging initiatives on renewable heat.

  14. Consultation paper

    15 Oct 2018

    Offshore wind, wave and tidal energy applications: consenting and licensing manual

    This document provides guidance on applying for consents and marine licences for offshore renewable energy projects within both Scottish Territorial Waters (out to 12 nautical miles (“nm”)) and Scottish Offshore Waters (12-200 nm). It updates and replaces the draft Marine Scotland Licensing and Consents Manual published in 2013.

  15. Strategy/plan

    06 Sep 2018

    Renewables Obligation (Scotland) consultation: our response

    In March 2018 we published a consultation asking for views on an amendment to the Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Order (the ROS) 2009 which would enable additional capacity at certain large hydro-electric generating stations in Scotland.

  16. NEWS

    19 Jun 2018 16:30

    Funding for offshore wind

    £2 million grant to support offshore innovation.

  17. Consultation paper

    21 Mar 2018

    Renewables Obligation (Scotland) amendment: consultation

    This consultation seeks views on the proposal to enable additional capacity at certain large hydro-electric generating stations in Scotland.

  18. Strategy/plan

    20 Dec 2017

    The future of energy in Scotland: Scottish energy strategy

    Scotland's first energy strategy sets out the Scottish Government’s vision for the future energy system in Scotland.

  19. Strategy/plan

    31 Oct 2017

    Renewable heat target and action: 2017

    The report outlines a number of new and emerging initiatives on renewable heat.

  20. Progress report

    07 Oct 2016

    Renewable heat target and action: 2016

    Reporting outlining a number of new and emerging initiatives on renewable heat.