Was a net zero or similar test applied to the electricity procurement summer 2022? What were the relative carbon emissions of the choices reviewed? What was the out come of that decision?
Also will a net zero or similar test be applied to the gas procurement 2023? If not why not? It cannot be commercially sound in the long term for a health organisation to contribute to worsening of the greatest health challenge known to our race.
Was a net zero or similar test applied to the electricity procurement summer 2022?
Yes, a “Sustainability Test“ has been applied as part of the procurement process.
What were the relative carbon emissions of the choices reviewed?
The production of electricity that may involve burning of fossil fuels and associated CO2 emissions, if generation source is Combined Cycle Gas Turbine or Coal.
What was the outcome of that decision?
The decision was to incorporate into the Invitation to Tender a requirement that the successful supplier will offer renewable options as well as energy efficiency services within the framework to aid Scotland in achieving Net Zero targets.
Also will a net zero or similar test be applied to the gas procurement 2023?
Yes, a “Sustainability Test“ will be applied as part of the procurement process.
If not why not?
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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