University of St Andrews to slash carbon footprint

On 2 August, the University of St Andrews announced that it has launched a £3.75mn energy conservation campaign that could see the university reduce its carbon footprint by 950 tonnes a year. The overhaul could also result in the university … Continued

Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm opens

Scottish & Southern Energy’s 588MW Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm was officially opened by HRH Prince Charles on 29 July. Located in the Moray Firth, Scotland, the 84-turbine site is the fourth largest wind farm in the world. Martin Pibworth, SSE’s … Continued

Third round for European low-carbon funding for Scotland opens

The Scottish Government announced on 29 July that the third round for the ‘European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund’ has opened. Organisations across the public, community and third sectors can now apply for £13.25mn … Continued

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