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The comparative costs of community and commercial renewable energy projects in Scotland

The purpose of this study is to identify any differences in the costs faced by community and commercial renewable energy...

Assessing the life cycle costs and carbon emissions of wind power

Wind energy is playing an essential role in meeting the Scottish Government's ambitions to generate the equivalent of 100% of...

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...

Event - Unconventional Gas Extraction in Scotland: An Update for Policymakers, Planners and Regulators

ClimateXChange invited policymakers, planners and regulators to the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation in November to discuss the challenges and...

Event: UK energy system in transition - technology, infrastructure and investment

Co-hosted by CXC, the UK Energy Research Centre and the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation , this event presented recent...

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...

Energy data workshop - understanding the electricity sector in Scotland

Changes in Scotland’s electricity sector will make an important contribution to meeting the Scottish Government’s economic and environmental goals. To...

Review of separation distances for onshore wind farms

Scottish Planning Policy is a material consideration which helps planning authorities shape development plans and make decisions on wind farm...

Shaping Our Energy Future

ECCI and ClimateXChange organised the event Shaping Our Energy Future to bring together experts, opinion formers and community representatives to...

Unconventional gas seminar

This information session on unconventional gas was run jointly by ClimateXChange, the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering...

Legal compensation frameworks for wind farm disturbance

In some cases, noise and shadow flicker disturbance associated with the operation of onshore wind energy developments may have negative...

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...