THE family business of Scottish landowner the Duke of Buccleuch has warned that uncertainty over UK renewables policy means an “energy crisis seems inevitable”. The commercial property to land-owning group, which is aiming to develop a 24 Megawatt (MW) wind farm on the site of the former Glenmuckloch opencast coal mine, has claimed the continually shifting policy regime around renewables makes it difficult to plan projects and attract investors.
Herald 14th June 2016 read more »
Thousands of energy professionals across the UK are worried about the threats to their industry from ongoing uncertainty caused by frequent changes to British Govt. energy policy. And despite the euphoria surrounding the Paris Climate Change Agreement, they also express scepticism about the signatories’ ability to meet the targets set last December. In the second of the Energy Institute (EI)’s Energy Barometer annual surveys – being launched in London today – a representative sample of EI professional members were invited to share their views on energy issues currently facing the industry.
Scottish Energy News 14th June 2016 read more »