SCOTLAND needs a 50-year strategy for the energy sector – the heart of the economy which is crucial to leading and sustaining our future success, according to the country’s business leaders. The Sustaining Growth, Supporting Business campaign by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has set out what it believes should be the key priorities for businesses over the next five years. SCC has called for action to help firms compete and deliver economic growth across the energy sector – from oil and gas to electricity generation and transmission infrastructure, to the potential of renewable energy sources. The comments were echoed by the environmental group WWF Scotland, whose director Lang Banks said: “The next Scottish Government must focus on setting out a clear strategy for our energy future. That strategy must embrace renewable energy as well as action to reduce our overall energy demand if we are to secure the maximum benefits of becoming the EU’s first fully renewable electricity nation by 2030.
The National 26th April 2016 read more »
The Scottish Chambers of Commerce have set out its plans for a Scottish energy strategy for the next 50 years. Scotland’s energy industry is the beating heart of the Scottish economy – from our oil and gas sector to our electricity generation and transmission infrastructure to the potential of a variety of renewable energy sources, the industry is crucial to leading and sustaining our future successes.
Scottish Energy News 25th April 2016 read more »