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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

Nova Innovation awarded funding for feasibility study

May 18th, 2023

EnQuest successfully secured the offer of carbon storage licences

Shetland

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

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 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 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: 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.

Source: Shetland News
September 28th, 2023

Councillors have approved a report which is said to be the first stage in the process of identifying the best value options for delivering a ‘Shetland tariff’ and more affordable energy for islanders.

Source: Shetland News
September 14th, 2023

Usage of Shetland Islands Council’s electric vehicle charging points has decreased more than anticipated after fees were imposed earlier this year

Source: The Shetland Times
September 4th, 2023

The SIC has invited the UK and Scottish governments to attend crunch talks on tunnel funding – warning of a “material risk to lifeline services”.

Source: Shetland News
August 31st, 2023

Work to make homes greener and more energy efficient should have been started decades ago, Patrick Harvie says during visit to the isles.

Source: Shetland News
August 29th, 2023

Zero carbon buildings minister Patrick Harvie also visits districts heating company while in Shetland