Political parties have been urged to commit to ridding Scotland of the “scourge” of cold homes by 2025 after new data revealed that there are up to 1.5 million cold homes in the country.
Published 11 April 2016
Renewables has come out top of a new poll that asked people in Scotland which energy source the next Scottish Government should prioritise.
Published 1 March 2016
The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland has welcomed the additional funds committed towards affordable housing within the Scottish Budget for 2016-17 but urged the Holyrood to maintain further increased housing supply “as a top priority”.
Published 25 February 2016
Wind power alone provided almost half of Scotland’s total electricity needs in January, according to new data.
Published 9 February 2016
WWF Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to increase its fuel poverty spending after three Holyrood committees challenged its plans.
Published 3 February 2016
Scotland has the highest electricity use per household of any region in the UK following the first rise in demand for nine years.
Published 1 February 2016
Wind generated enough power to supply the electrical needs of 97 per cent of Scottish households during 2015, new figures published today have revealed.
Published 11 January 2016
The Scottish Government has announced a year-year increase of £90 million to its affordable housing budget to help it achieve its target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes during the next parliament.
Published 17 December 2015
Charity groups have called on Scotland’s political parties to commit to “end the scourge of cold, energy-wasting, hard-to-heat homes” after new figures revealed that winter deaths in Scotland have reached their highest level for 15 years.
Published 20 October 2015
Environmental groups have urged Scotland to catch up with England and Wales by making it easier for householders and businesses to reduce carbon emissions through the installation of solar panels and air source heat pumps.
Published 27 August 2015
The Scottish Government has outlined its strategy to cut carbon in Scotland’s heat system.
Published 11 June 2015