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Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme: capital projects - list

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


The Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP), supported by the European Regional Development Funding (ERDF), is accelerating the development and delivery of low-carbon infrastructure projects across Scotland.

A full list of capital projects supported under the LCITP to date can be found below:

Project Title

Project Partners

Project Location

Project Summary

Funding Awarded

Status at June 2022

Blackwood Care Homes – Grey Fleet to Green Fleet

Blackwood Care Homes

FK7

Micro-energy system consisting of solar, battery and EV Charging.

£122,758

Operational

Fair Isle Unified Low Carbon, Electricity Storage and Generation Project

Fair Isle Electricity Company, Scottish Water, Fair Isle Bird Observatory, Shetland Islands Council, The National Trust Scotland

ZE2

The project installed a combination of wind turbines, solar arrays and battery storage. This is providing the Island with renewable, stable, 24 hour power for the first time.

£1,492,820

Operational

Tidal Energy Storage System

Nova Innovation

ZE2

Integration of Shetland tidal array with Tesla battery storage delivering the world’s first grid-connected ‘baseload’ tidal power station.

£268,606

Operational

Tackling Fuel Poverty & Grid Balancing with Smart Electric Storage Heat

Engie,

V Charge

G21

The project installed VCharge smart technology units to existing storage heaters, which allowed heaters to be charged at different times based upon resident requirements.

£420,000

Operational

Glenrothes Energy Network

Fife Council, RWE

KY7

The project constructed a heat network in Glenrothes, utilising the heat loss from the RWE Biomass CHP which had not previously been utilised.

£8,658,570

Operational

Stirling Renewable Heat Demonstration Project

Stirling Council,

Scottish Water Horizons

FK7

Heat from waste water is harvested using a waste water heat recovery system. The system utilises electricity generated from the previously existing AD plant.

£2,005,331

Operational

Queens Quay and Clydebank Heating Network

West Dunbartonshire Council

G81

The project is using water source heat pumps in the River Clyde to create a heat network serving buildings at the Queens Quay development in Clydebank.

£6,100,000

Operational

Low Carbon District Energy Hub

Dundee City Council, Sportscotland, Leisure and Culture Dundee

DD4

A ground source heat pump and solar thermal array provides heat to the newly constructed Regional Performance Centre for Sport.

£3,000,000

Operational

Aqualibrium - Campbeltown

SHARC, Scottish Water Horizons

PA28

The project retrofitted the leisure centre at Campbeltown to utilise heat recovered from waste water.

£517,516

Operational

Clyde Gateway Heat

SHARC

G40

Water source heat pumps providing heat for buildings using waste water from the sewage network.

£1,784,000

Not being progressed

Dundee and Angus Residual Waste Combined Heat and Power Project

Michelin Tyres, MVV Environmental

DD4

The project installed a steam connection from the Energy from Waste plant to the Michelin factory.

£1,687,000

Commissioned

Aviva Low Carbon Infrastructure Project

Aviva

Pitheavlis Building,

PH2 0NH

Project installed solar PV, battery storage and electric vehicle chargers at the Aviva office in Perth.

£1,506,000

Operational

Millerhill Low Carbon District Heating Project

Midlothian Council

EH22

The project will create a low carbon heat network that serves the town of Shawfair, utilising heat from the Millerhill Energy from Waste plant.

£7,407,000

Pre-construction

Smart Solar and Storage Project

Aberdeenshire Council, Keir, Mitie Property Management Ltd, Everwarm Ltd, Bancon

Various locations within the Aberdeenshire Council area

A battery, smart technology and PV will be installed at 500 Houses which will demonstrate generation, storage and grid services across a large housing stock as a route to reducing carbon emissions.

£2,137,500

Installation

Scotland Kickstarter High-Power Electric Vehicle Charging Station with Solar Generation Project

Fastned UK Ltd

Palace Grounds, Hamilton, ML3

The project installed and operates a network of electric vehicle charging stations with solar generation.

£380,280.59

Operational

Glen Mhor Heat Network

Glen Mhor Hotel Limited

IV2

The project will use a wet well and water source heat pump to provide heat to the Glen Mhor hotel and other connected buildings.

£1,501,000

Under construction

Dykehead Road

North Lanarkshire Council

ML6

The project will install ASHP, solar PV and electric batteries at 19 new build homes in Airdrie.

£183,330

Under construction

Torry Heat Network, Phase 1

Aberdeen City Council

AB12

The Torry Heat Network will supply heat from the Tullos Energy from Waste Plant to the Tullos School and social housing.

£5,787,235

Under construction

AMIDS

Renfrewshire Council

PA3 4DF

The project uses waste heat from a nearby wastewater treatment centre with a heat pump system to provide heat via a heat network to the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland development.

£3,136,968

Under construction

Generation 5 – Early Years Nursery Programme

Glasgow City Council

4 locations across Glasgow

The project installs ASHP, solar PV and rainwater harversting in 4 new build nurseries in Glasgow.

£329,313

Under construction

Upper Achintore

Link Group

Upper Achintore, Fort William

The project will install air source heat pumps, zoning controls, thermal efficiency measures and electric vehicle charging points.

£812,013

Under construction

Dundreggan Rewilding Centre Sustainable Energy Programme 

Trees For Life

Dundreggan Estate, Forres

The project will decarbonise the estate’s heat and electricity consumption by commissioning air source heat pumps, solar PV, batteries and electric vehicle charging points as well as installing energy efficiency measures. 

£280,360

Under construction

BODYHEAT

The Clydeside Initiative for Arts Ltd

SWG3, Glasgow, G3 8QG

BODYHEAT will use an integrated energy system to utilise the heat produced by event goers at arts venue SWG3 using ground source heat pumps and thermal storage.

£283,479

Under construction

Edinburgh Airport Low Carbon Energy System

Edinburgh Airport

EH12 9DN

The Edinburgh Airport Low Carbon Energy System will reduce the carbon footprint of the airport by commissioning an integrated energy system consisting of 9.9 MW of solar PV, 3.7 MW electric battery storage and 40 electric vehicle charging points. 

£2,167,000

Under construction

SPEN Re-Heat Project

SP Distribution Plc, E.On

East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, Highlands

Scottish Power Energy Networks will implement air source heat pumps, thermal storage and smart controllers in 150 rural or semi-rural homes across 3 council areas.

£1,266,000

Pre-Construction

Replacement ASHP Heating Project

Maryhill Housing Association

Maryhill, Glasgow, G20

The project will install air source heat pump replacement heating systems at 11 mini multi housing blocks owned by Maryhill Housing Association.

£1,438,799

Under construction

Carron Estate ASHP Heat Network Project

NG Homes

Glasgow

The project will install an air source heat pump system into six high rise blocks in Springburn with each building having its own heat generation plant and new wet central heating system.

£4,682,547

Under construction

North Coast Energy Network

Abbey Ecosse

Forss, Thurso, KW14

The project will install an integrated energy system comprising of an anaerobic digestion plant, biogas gas engine, peak demand biogas boiler, type 2 electric vehicle charging, electrical storage and grid export.

£1,111,975

Under construction

Firbush Outdoor Centre Water Source Heat Pump Project

University of Edinburgh

Loch Tay, FK21 8SU

A water source heat pump will be installed within a new purpose built plant room, using heat from Loch Tay. This will serve new wet heating systems and provide domestic hot water to the main accommodation building.

£307,768.31

Under construction 

SBC Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Scottish Borders Council

Newton St Boswells, TD6

The project will install EV charging points, solar PV and battery storage at the Scottish Borders Council HQ site.

£718,411

Pre-construction

Blar Mhor ASHP Housing Development Project

The Highland Council

Fort William,

The project will install air source heat pump heating systems at 117 new build social housing properties in Fort William to provide low carbon heating and hot water.

£1,237,206.38

Under construction

Glenfield Low Carbon Heat Project

Graham’s the Family Dairy Group

Cowdenbeath, Fife, KY4 9HT

The project will demonstrate an integrated energy system incorporating an off-site anaerobic digestion system, combined heat and power plant and on-site smart grid.

£1,072,650

Pre-construction

Mackie’s Limited Low Carbon Biomass/Absorption Chilling Refrigeration System Project

Mackie’s

Westertown, Aberdeenshire, AB51

This project developed and installed a low carbon, energy efficient refrigeration system which uses natural refrigeration gas (ammonia) and heat from a sustainable woodchip biomass plant.

£2,053,000

Under construction

 

 

 

 

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the above table please contact LCITP@gov.scot

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