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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...

Voluntary disclosure on gender and other equality and diversity issues in the Scottish renewables industry

ClimateXChange has reported equalities issues in the renewables industry in Scotland since 2012. The reporting feeds into the 2020 Renewable...

What is good community engagement on wind farm developments?

This report looks at developers’ community engagement practices across a range of wind farm developments in the UK and the...

Narratives of a low carbon life in Scotland in 2030

There are many technological and infrastructure changes that will help Scotland to reduce its carbon emissions. But we will also...

Home energy efficiency - review of evidence on attitudes and behaviours

Individuals and households can make a significant impact in reducing their carbon emissions by improving energy efficiency in the home....

Innovation in the energy sector: paradigm busting or paradigm reinforcing?

Co-hosted by ClimateXChange and the UK Energy Research Centre, this event featured a presentation by Professor Jim Skea CBE, titled...

Energy and People: attitudes, behaviours and policies

This event presented recent research findings on attitudes, behaviours and governance at individual and community-levels, and considered effective policies for...

Community energy in Scotland: the social factors for success

Launch Event - Social Assets in Community Renewables - This report was launched by ClimateXChange on November 8th 2013. The...

Community benefits from offshore renewable developments

Offshore renewable developments can have significant impacts on local and regional economies. The Scottish Government asked ClimateXChange to review UK...

Report on Health Impacts of Wind Turbines

The potential health impact on people living near wind turbines is a contested issue. This report analyses UK and international...