Below are some of our recently updated projects.
- with the policy challange: Low carbon energy
A report linking policy and data on characteristics, location, activity and greenhouse gas emissions for the non-domestic stock in Scotland.
A set of Scotland-specific whole energy system scenarios. These scenarios demonstrate three qualitatively different routes for Scotland to meet its emissions reduction targets.
An analysis of direct, point-of-use greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with zero carbon heating technologies.
A review of the current capabilities and skills along the supply chain of the energy efficiency and low carbon heating technologies in Scotland, The research identifies the skills gaps and analyses the potential options to fill these gaps to meet the targets set out in the Heat in Buildings Strategy.
This study assesses greenhouse gas emissions associated with energy use on fishing vessel. It considers a range of characteristics including vessel length, engine power, areas operated and species targeted.
Biomass can contribute to negative emissions when deployed as Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS). This report looks at domestic supply and demand within decarbonisation pathways and the required scale of BECCS.
This report reviews scholarly literature and case study data on the role of public sector agencies in accelerating technological innovation. It aims to inform heat decarbonisation policy discussions in Scotland.
This project sets out new and improved methodologies for collecting and assessing energy data in Scotland on some categories of electricity and heat demand.
This report examines security of electricity supply in Scotland in the context of Scotland's ambitious emissions reductions targets, the increase in renewable sources and the phasing out of nuclear power.
This report investigates the potential for demand-side policy interventions to incentivise the decarbonisation of Scotland’s energy-intensive industries (EIIs). EIIs account for approximately 15% of Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions.
This evidence review examines whether rebalancing of levies and charges between electricity and gas supplies might impact the deployment of low-carbon and renewable heat in both domestic and non-domestic settings.
Energy technology phase-out: Using international analogues to inform ‘net zero’ heat decarbonisation policy
This report seeks to inform the design of policy for the phase-out of fossil fuel heating by reviewing relevant historical and ongoing experiences of technology phase-out policy, and, by extension, phase-in, in the energy sector.