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Monitoring and evaluation

Developing metrics on adapting to the impacts of climate change, and increasing resilience.

Measuring the resilience of Scottish businesses

Developing methods and baselines for climate change risks and opportunities for Scotland's businesses

Technologies to support Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme

Innovation will be a key part of reducing heat demand through the delivery of Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP). ClimateXChange...

Impact of wind farms on property prices

The issue of the potential impact of wind farm developments on house prices has been raised in relation to wind...

Local energy systems in the UK: Taking stock and looking forward

Decentralisation of the energy system appears to hold the promise of a more just energy system – a low carbon...

The Smart Accelerator: A Qualitative Process Evaluation

The Smart Accelerator was designed to help Smart city, community and sustainable island projects in Scotland to transition from initial...

Understanding the economic impact of local energy

The Scottish Government’s Local Energy Challenge Fund (LECF) aims to demonstrate the potential economic and social benefits of establishing local...

Wind Farm Impacts Study

This study looked at whether the visual, shadow flicker and noise impacts predicted by wind farm developers in documentation submitted...

The impact of Wind Farms on Scottish Tourism

In 2008 the Moffat Centre published a comprehensive study on the economic impacts of wind farms on tourism in Scotland....

Supporting community investment in commercial energy schemes

Community investment in commercial energy projects has the potential for far-reaching and positive impacts. This research has demonstrated that there...

The Local Economic Impact of Renewable Energy Projects: a Shetland Case Study

Research has shown that energy developments generally receive more support from the local community when they are expected to deliver...