Race to Zero

XOCEAN Expands with Acquisition of Survey Specialists Geomara

Irish based international ocean data company, XOCEAN, recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Geomara, a specialist hydrographic survey company, as part of its strategic global growth plan. The announcement follows the investment of €8m in September 2021 aimed to accelerate XOCEAN’s growth. Carbon-neutral XOCEAN is driving down emissions in the offshore industry and is delivering on its impact goal of...

It’s count down time to All-Energy & Dcarbonise 2022

The scene is set, the countdown has begun in earnest... after a gap of two years, All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, returns to Glasgow’s SEC on 11 and 12 May. Renowned for...

Advancing Net Zero through replacing Transformers

By Ayah Alfawaris, Energy Policy Manager 2.9% of all energy generated across Europe gets wasted through distribution transformers. This equates to 93TWh of annual energy waste and to put that into perspective, this amount of energy could power Denmark for three years....

Smart energy solutions for a cleaner world

Zhejiang hresys Technology Co., Ltd. (“HRESYS”) is a high-tech enterprise with smart and clean energy at its core. The company is huge; with a 6 Gigafactory facility. The company is headquartered in Hangzhou, China at the future science and technology city...

TMC and the world of the Renewable Energy: new boundaries of sustainability

TMC Transformers is a global company active in the manufacture of medium and low voltage transformers and reactors, both cast resin and VPI. TMC put together a carefully selected group of engineers and technicians with vast experience in the design...

Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd – a high-voltage electrical engineering firm

The past twenty years has been an era of significant change for the global energy market. Green power targets have called for a shake-up within the industry – and the ability to adapt and diversify has been central to...

Delivering carbon-neutral, economic, safe and quality ocean data to the world’s largest companies

Using Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs), XOCEAN provides turnkey ocean data collection services ranging from mapping the seabed to inspecting subsea structures and monitoring the environment. XOCEAN’s USVs offer significant benefits including safety with operators remaining onshore, efficiency with 24/7 operations...

Cut your energy costs today with Emtec

Invest in renewable energy now and your business could lock in substantial savings for at least the next 25 years, is the advice of Chris Clark, MD, Emtec Energy. Hefty energy bills are causing shockwaves through industry. “There’s an absolute urgency...

Climate crisis won’t be solved with electric cars

Conversations around climate change are largely focused on electric vehicles (EVs), but they are not emissions free and don’t ease congestion. According to a recent report, for the majority of time, cars are parked, not driven. It’s time to...

Warm-up act: Scotland’s plans for decarbonising heating

Things are changing in Scotland. The recently published Heat in Buildings strategy set out ambitious targets to slash fuel poverty and decarbonise the heating of Scotland’s buildings completely by 2045, with a 68% reduction by 2030. With the Scottish Green...

The search is on for Scotland’s top green businesses

Scotland’s businesses can showcase their excellence in environmental practice by entering VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards and this year more businesses from the construction industry are being called on to apply. Many firms are showing that environmental innovation and best...

Join the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge

Registrations are now open for the award-winning Sustrans Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge. Throughout March, workplaces across Scotland will compete to log the most sustainable journeys. And for the first time, those working from home can record their local journeys...

RGU offers skills boost to energy sector with world first in Energy Data Management

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is launching the world’s first cross-sector Energy Data Management course. The new online short course is targeted at Data Managers within the energy sector, and in particular for wind, oil and gas and nuclear, but will ...

FREE travel planning consultancy time to help you transition to net zero.

Travelknowhow Scotland are offering workplaces FREE, dedicated support to help encourage more active and sustainable travel. Available for a limited time. To find out more and register your interest, please email info@travelknowhowscotland.co.uk

The world has changed

From ensuring compliance with government and public health guidance, to assisting in post-Covid economic recovery, Stagecoach continues to put customers and local communities first. Like many other businesses, Stagecoach has received the ‘Good to Go’ certification from tourism body Visit...

g2 Energy can provide a full turn-key solution for your project

g2 Energy are a Lloyds Registered Independent Connection Provider (ICP), which enables us to complete Contestable Works and grid connections at voltages up to 132kV. We have experience in working with all the regional DNO’s across the UK &...

Container and Modular Buildings: We think a little brighter

Dynamix have supplied Battery Energy Storage Units to be used in conjunction with existing power supplies and or diesel generators to smooth widely varying power demands, also to enable diesel generators to be more efficient and have lower emissions. The...

Horisk-developed platform helped maintain rigour of Crown Estate Scotland wind farm bid process and make progress towards Scotland’s net zero targets

Fife web consultancy Horisk Leslie Development has helped Crown Estate Scotland (CES) take a big step towards achieving Scotland’s net zero targets by developing the ScotWind Evaluation Platform website used to score bids to lease areas of Scotland’s seabed...

Skills Development Scotland outline plans in the race to Net Zero

Training for the next generation of renewable professionals, putting climate change resources into schools and harnessing apprentice talent to solve low carbon industry challenges. Just three of the actions taken under a raft of projects from the first year of...

COP26 showed us it’s time to take food waste off the menu

While world leaders congregated in Glasgow to thrash out climate talks and debate the future of our planet, it was a piece of art out with the SEC campus which held the most poignant message for me: food waste...

GCI secures ISO 27001 certification for a second year

Cycle to Work Scheme provider Green Commute Initiative is delighted to announce that it has been awarded ISO 27001 certification for a second year running. This is a key accreditation in relation to protecting against information security threats, including hackers and cyber-attacks. The...

CMS creates Head of Renewables role as business responds to demand for green technologies

Commercial Maintenance Services (CMS) UK Ltd has appointed Adam Bartle to the newly created position of Head of Renewables as it looks to grow its energy saving and carbon reduction services. Experienced in the commercial and industrial facilities maintenance sector,...

SCHOOLS’ NEW RESOURCE GIVES INSIGHTS INTO FUTURE CAREERS IN CLIMATE FINANCE

When we think about jobs that save the planet, we rarely think about the financial sector as leading the way.   However, a new schools’ initiative from the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School is seeking to change perceptions and...

Step up climate change adaptation efforts or face huge disruption: UN report

Estimated adaptation costs in developing countries are five to ten times greater than current public adaptation finance flows Fewer than one third of 66 countries funded COVID-19 recovery measures to address climate risks Over 2,600 projects focus on...

Futureproofing transport at the COP Resilience Hub

Specialists in climate change resilience, Climate Sense have partnered with the University of Birmingham and the Infrastructure Operators' Adaptation Forum (IOAF) to deliver a Resilient Infrastructure workshop at the COP Resilience Hub. The seminar 'Futureproofing transport: design codes and standards...

Why 1.5 degrees matters

The world is at a critical juncture. Climate change and the energy crisis are creating a perfect storm that won’t blow over. Action – not platitudes – must be COP26’s legacy. In November, world leaders meet in Glasgow for COP26,...

The Climate Emergency: how workplaces need to become an active part of the solution

With COP26 in Glasgow just around the corner, there has never been a more crucial time for workplaces to take action on climate change. Scotland is committed to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. Currently, domestic transport is...

How to reach ambitious net zero targets

Steven Kiakowski, Director at sustainable training and consultancy company The Verdancy Group, discusses how to bring carbon emissions goals into fruition. The UN’s Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) will soon take place in Glasgow. The aim of this annual...

Fraser Gillies, Managing Partner at Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, discusses some of the latest developments in sustainability.

With Glasgow set to play host this year to COP26, one of the most highly anticipated global events in recent years, it’s unsurprising that sustainability has leapt to the top of the agenda for many individuals and corporations With so...

The world has changed

From ensuring compliance with government and public health guidance, to assisting in post-Covid economic recovery, Stagecoach East Scotland continues to put customers and local communities first. Like many other businesses, Stagecoach has received the ‘Good to Go’ certification from tourism...