Scotland on track to have its ‘first’ hydrogen-powered train during COP26

Arcola Energy and a consortium, including the global engineering consultancy Arup, will convert a car passenger train into a hydrogen train

Scottish Water to install £2m solar and battery storage facility

The project, which is expected to reduce energy costs at the wastewater treatment works by around 40%, supports the water company’s 2040 net zero goal

Scotland offers £34m for energy intensive firms to reduce costs and emissions

Businesses can apply for grants of more than £125,000 to invest in energy efficiency schemes and low carbon technologies

UK and Scottish Governments ‘must work together to keep oil and gas in the ground as part of net zero deal’

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has called for the governments to invest in low carbon industries to replace the fossil fuel sectors

Edinburgh Council smashes emissions target a year ahead of schedule

Latest figures reveal since 2005/06, the council’s carbon emissions have been reduced by 60% – outstripping its aim of a 42% reduction by 2021

Police Scotland invests £21m in EV charging infrastructure

bp Chargemaster was awarded the contract that will see more than 1,000 EV charging points to be installed at 265 locations

CCC: ‘Scotland can become the first UK nation to deliver a net zero roadmap’

Scotland’s emissions fell by 31% from 2008 to 2018, faster than any other nation of the UK and any G20 nation over the same period, according to a CCC report

Dumfries & Galloway College launches £1.8 million Green Energy Hub

The Scottish college aims to promote sustainable economic growth, increased air quality and other aspects of environmental forward-planning in the region

Statkraft submits final plans for Shetland wind farm

Final plans for a proposed wind farm in Yell have been submitted to the Scottish Government by the renewable energy company

BrewDog to acquire ‘carbon-negative’ status with plans to develop 2,000-acre forest

The Scottish craft brewer has pledged to remove twice as carbon from the air than it emits every year