Race to Zero

Existing Energy Infrastructure Assets Cannot Be Ignored Amidst Hiking Energy Prices

Both the domestic and business sectors have been living in uncertainty and worry about the rocketing energy bills. The government has introduced temporary caps to help everyone survive this winter but that is not a permeant fix, and businesses,...

Scottish research highlights CO2-producing companies to face challenges with new climate-related disclosure requirements

Forthcoming regime on climate-related disclosures ventures into uncharted territory for industries emitting high levels of greenhouse gas. Current corporate reporting by most companies producing the highest levels of greenhouse gas emissions would not comply with proposed new requirements from the...

New Power Equipment Rental Based in Dubai

Wilson Power Solutions Ltd are pleased to announce the formation of Wilson Agile Transformer Technical Services (WATTS - Rental), a joint venture between Wilson Power Solutions and Agile Power Group FZE based in Dubai. The new company WATTS -...

Active Travel: Cycling and walking plays a crucial role in tackling climate change

Following new scientific evidence published by the World Health Organization (WHO), Travelknowhow Scotland is calling on workplaces in Scotland to encourage the switch to more sustainable and active travel. In a new publication, the WHO reported that investments in policies...

As the cost-of-living crisis starts to hit hard, it’s time to ditch the car for greener and cheaper choices

The soaring cost-of-living means it’s a worrying time for many people. Energy prices have risen to unprecedented levels and will increase further in the autumn. Food prices are rising fast and tough decisions are being taken by families as...

Remote Power: The Offshore Filling Stations of the Future

By Paul Slorach, Business Development Director, Verlume      www.verlume.world A common sight across many countries worldwide, the petrol station has become synonymous with convenience and ease of access to fuel when required. Introduced over 100 years ago by the AA...

Active Travel: Cycling and walking plays a crucial role in tackling climate change

Following new scientific evidence published by the World Health Organization (WHO), Travelknowhow Scotland is calling on workplaces in Scotland to encourage the switch to more sustainable and active travel. In a new publication, the WHO reported that investments in policies...

Free travel planning consultancy support package extended throughout 2022/23

Travelknowhow Scotland’s FREE travel planning consultancy support package, in partnership with Cycling Scotland, Sustrans and Smarter Choices Smart Places, has been extended throughout 2022/23. Open to all workplaces across Scotland, Travelknowhow Scotland is providing three days of FREE travel planning...

THE ALL-ENERGY AND DCARBONISE 2022 SUCCESS STORY

The 21st anniversary edition of All-Energy 2022, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference and the co-located Dcarbonise 2022 held at Glasgow’s SEC on 11 and 12 May attracted total attendance of 7,642, more than...

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...

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,...