3ppp‘s Low Carbon Scotland 2018 conference will be held in Edinburgh on 15th May 2018. The conference theme is “Smart, Connected, “Low Carbon” Communities – what are they and how are they created?” and will explore creating sustainable communities, cities and regions through collaboration between the public sector, central & regional government, private sector, third sector, and […]

Heat Network Tariff Comparison Tool
5th February 2020

The Scottish Futures Trust and Zero Waste Scotland have worked with SWECO to produce the Heat Network Comparison Tool – available to download below. The tool allows district heat network developers to explore indicative tariffs for different properties connecting to a proposed network and to compare this to a counterfactual or business as usual scenario.  […]

Scottish Energy Statistics 2019
20th June 2019

The Annual Compendium of Scottish Energy Statistics (ACSES) provides an overview of energy statistics for Scotland. It has been designed in line with the targets and priorities in the Scottish Energy Strategy. ACSES replaces the Energy In Scotland publication.

The Scottish Government has published a report exploring how best to oversee the delivery of Energy Efficient Scotland (EES), the programme to improve energy efficiency and promote low carbon heating in Scotland’s homes and buildings. The Scottish Government has developed a Strategic Outline Case (SOC) for a National Delivery Mechanism for its EES programme. In […]

The first phase of a new £28.5 million project to create a Virtual Energy System (VES) in Orkney, Scotland, has been launched to digitally link distributed and intermittent renewable generation to flexible demand. The ReFLEX (Responsive Flexibility) Orkney project will demonstrate a first-of-its-kind Virtual Energy System (VES) interlinking local electricity, transport, and heat networks into […]

Energy Efficient Scotland consultations open
2nd April 2019

The Scottish Government have opened two consultations around Energy Efficient Scotland and low carbon heat. The Energy Efficient Scotland: Consultation seeks to gather evidence which might support a change to the proposed time frame to deliver standards for all properties across Scotland. It builds on earlier consultations on energy efficiency and fuel poverty. The consultation […]

Ofgem has published a factsheet on ECO3 district heating systems (DHS) and summary of proposal (SoP). The factsheet draws together the key areas of information for suppliers and the supply chain when engaging with Ofgem prior to delivering district heating measures, and sets out the requirements for delivering these measures under ECO3. A summary of […]

The UK District Energy Vanguards Network is hosting a free one-day workshop in Manchester on Tuesday 21st May 2019 to help local authorities consider how to choose commercial structures for heat network projects. (Note that this is a repeat of an event held in London in early February.) Whether you’re completing a feasibility study or […]

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