WWF Scotland executive joins Big Six energy firm ScottishPower

Dr Sam Gardner will develop and implement low carbon initiatives as the company’s first Head of Climate Change and Sustainability

Scotland’s solar industry hits 100MW milestone

Scotland has installed more than 100MW of solar capacity, according to new statistics. Figures from energy regulator Ofgem showed Scotland has 106MW of solar PV, a 36% rise since this time last year. It also revealed more than 28,000 households, 465 businesses, 56 communities and 22 industrial sites have fitted solar arrays across the country. […]

Trump’s loathed Scottish wind turbines win approval

A wind farm off the coast of Aberdeen which has been criticised by US tycoon Donald Trump was given approval by the Scottish Government today. The 11 turbines which will be used for European research were opposed by Trump on the grounds they would obscure the sea view of his nearby golf course. There was […]

Restrictions on Shell called for after safety record revealed

Following reports of Shell’s poor safety records held by the government’s Health and Safety Executive, WWF Scotland has called for an end to the company’s North Sea drilling. Dr Richard Dixon, Director of WWF Scotland said: “Revelations over Shell’s own concerns about the Gannet field and about a series of prosecutions and warning from the […]