How much public money has so far been expended on the research, development and creation of a state owned energy company which was first announced by the Scottish Government in 2017?
Most of the information you have requested is available from a previous FOI published by the Scottish Government and available online at: Costs relating to the public energy company as a service project: FOI release - gov.scot (www.gov.scot).
Below is a copy of the information released in this FOI with an additional cost relating to the publishing of the outline business case added.
Public money spent on the research, development and creation of a state owned energy company:
Strategic Outline Business Case: £360,435.20 inc VAT.
Final Invoice - 4 April 2018.
Outline Business Case: £122,640.90 inc VAT.
Final Invoice - 9 May 2019.
Heat as a Service Research: £34,800 inc VAT.
Final Invoice - 15 March 2021.
Online Publication of Outline Business Case: £1,966.03 inc VAT.
Final invoice - 22 December 2021.
Total: £519,842.13 inc VAT.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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