- with the policy challange: Low carbon energy
Pros and cons of using different definitions of cost effectiveness in relation to energy efficiency investments in homes and non-domestic buildings.
The Scottish Energy Strategy sets out an ambition for 50% of all energy consumed in Scotland to come from renewable sources by 2030. One of the actions to achieve this is developing a bioenergy action plan.
The way we generate, distribute and consume energy is changing, and many observers anticipate accelerated changes ahead. This project presents the results of a UKERC/CXC survey of UK energy experts and stakeholders.
The opportunities for, and implications of, Scotland moving towards smart local energy systems that are driven by sustainable decarbonising energy resources.
This report looks at lessons from the regulation of district heating in seven European countries. It builds on two public consultations relating to regulation and is intended to inform the Scottish Government regarding the potential introduction of regulation and the form it should take.
Using scenarios to analyse different approaches for energy efficiency within TIMES, the whole energy system modelling framework used by the Scottish Government to inform energy and climate change policy decisions.
An introduction to the issue of effective government policy with respect to energy efficient retrofit in the private rental sector, and to some of the evidence that relates to the topic.
Private household investment in home energy retrofit: reviewing the evidence and designing effective public policy
A review of how public policy can encourage private, ‘able to pay’ households to invest in energy efficient retrofit.
A review of the current state and potential of the wave and tidal industries.
The risks and uncertainties of Brexit in the context of the Scottish Government’s ambitious decarbonisation strategy, and the UK’s wider climate and energy policy agenda.