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September 19th, 2023

Hjaltland Housing Association Ltd is thrilled to announce the commencement of its Staneyhill project after securing £20 million in funding from the Scottish Government's Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF).

September 19th, 2023

SNZ member CASE Shetland will be making the journey south to attend BE-ST Fest ‘23 on the 1st of November which we’re incredibly excited about. An opportunity to see what’s happening at the cutting edge of the journey to zero carbon.

September 1st, 2023

The installation of solar panels at The Outpost, a Shetland facility which caters for people with additional support needs, will support the facility becoming more energy efficient.

May 18th, 2023

EnQuest successfully secured the offer of carbon storage licences

May 18th, 2023

Nova Innovation awarded funding for feasibility study

Shetland Net Zero Members in the News

Source: The Shetland News
May 3rd, 2023

Local marine engineering firm Ocean Kinetics is expanding its business interests by establishing a presence in Orkney

Shetland

Source: Shetland News
March 20th, 2024

A report by Scottish community organisations calling on the government to ensure that local people benefit from the roll-out of renewable energy projects has been welcomed by some.

Source: Shetland News
March 19th, 2024

THE National Grid is recommending that a second HVDC cable is installed to link Shetland to the Scottish mainland.

Source: Shetland News
March 11th, 2024

A petition has been launched to halt offshore wind farms around Shetland due to concerns around the impact on marine life.

Source: Shetland News
March 8th, 2024

With celebrations to mark the 40 years of Shetland Women’s Aid and the event on women in STEM by Shetland Net Zero and UHI Shetland, Lerwick was blooming with inspiration and solidarity, celebrating the important and diverse work of women in Shetland, writes Erin Rizzato Devlin.

Source: The Shetland Times
March 3rd, 2024

The UK’s most northernly plant nursery is set to benefit from Loganair’s GreenSkies Community Fund, as the airline donates £4,500 to help take their office off the grid.

Source: Shetland News
March 1st, 2024

SSEN has raised the possibility of more subsea cables being built to link Shetland to the UK mainland as a result of anticipated energy production and demand.

Source: The Shetland TImes
February 23rd, 2024

Having an energy price cap is a “joke” when the Northern Isles are one of the worst hit by fuel poverty, according to MP Alistair Carmichael.

Source: Shetland News
February 7th, 2024

Nearly 20km of new overhead power lines are being proposed in Yell.

Source: Shetland News
February 2nd, 2024

The number of people working directly or indirectly in the energy industry in Shetland could double to 2,000 at the peak of the transition away from fossil fuels, according to new estimates.

Source: Shetland News
January 31st, 2024

Loganair says it hopes to scale up proposed hydrogen-electric technology to larger aircraft in the future after announcing a trial in Orkney.

Source: The Shetland Times
January 29th, 2024

The SIC’s new energy strategy has come out against largescale onshore windfarms.

Source: Shetland News
January 25th, 2024

Northern Isles MP Alistair Carmichael has called on governments to roll out a “comprehensive plan” to tackle fuel poverty in the Highlands and Islands after a parliament committee ruled that support for households with the rising cost of living was not sufficiently “rural-proofed”.

Source: Shetland News
January 22nd, 2024

Shetland is running out of time to act in the long-term interests of our community. Our fantastic, accolade-winning public services are beginning to crack, and within a few years could start to crumble.

Source: Shetland News
December 14th, 2023

SHETLAND Islands Council (SIC) is said to be “ahead of the game” in Scotland after approving its first climate change strategy and action plan.

Source: Shetland News
December 13th, 2023

A GERMAN rocket launch company, based in Scotland, is to receive £3.4 million of UK Government funding to undertake a hybrid propulsion test programme ahead of the proposed launch of its launch vehicle from the SaxaVord Spaceport.

Source: Shetland News
December 13th, 2023

Funding has been secured to pilot a ‘rural energy and transport hub’ in Brae which would include the concept design of district heating in the village and an electric bus trial.

Source: Shetland News
December 8th, 2023

A first open day event was hosted by the Islands Centre for Net Zero (ICNZ) yesterday (Thursday) afternoon to showcase the project and discuss the potential of decarbonisation for the islands, writes Erin Rizzato Devlin.

Source: Shetland News
November 30th, 2023

The Council should seek early talks with developers behind future large projects in Shetland about providing their own accommodation for visiting workers to ease pressure on the private rental market, its development director has suggested.

Source: UHI Shetland
November 28th, 2023

In a first for UHI Shetland, the Marine Spatial Planning team at UHI Shetland have recently published the first policy briefing in a series set to inform decision makers and stakeholders on current issues and research within Scotland’s marine environment.

Source: The Shetland Times
November 27th, 2023

Hydrogen production is expected to begin within four years in Shetland, according to a council official.

Source: Shetland News
November 6th, 2023

Shetland's energy industry is pumping out almost 40 per cent less CO2 emissions than it was just six years ago.

Source: The Shetland Times
October 3rd, 2023

A new windfarm has been approved in Yell – more than a decade after plans were first announced.

Source: Shetland News
October 2nd, 2023

The proposed Energy Isles wind farm in north west Yell has been given consent by the Scottish Government.