The success of smart meters

18 August 2020

In 2013, the UK Government began its Smart Meter Implementation Programme (SMIP) with aims to install smart meters into every UK home.

Strengthening your energy advice services

12 August 2020

In 2018, there were an estimated 1.6 million people struggling to pay fuel bills, people in dire need of professional energy saving…

Ten top sustainable innovations for 2020

5 August 2020

Energy Saving Trust looks at 10 innovations that may - or may not - change the way we interact with our world…

What is smart?

29 June 2020

Smart homes, smart watches, smart everything these days - but what is a smart appliance, and how will they affect our lives?

Local Homes Portal: using big data to map Scotland’s green homes potential

29 April 2020

The most recent Scottish Housing Condition Survey reveals that 81% of solid wall properties are not insulated.

Innovative products that have caught our eye

18 March 2020

Technological innovation is at the heart of solutions to climate emergency, energy saving and environmental protection.

Ten innovative projects funded by the Green Economy Fund

12 March 2020

The Green Economy Fund has supported over 33 innovative projects across Scotland so far. We round up 10 of the latest.

How sustainable are drones?

25 February 2020

Drones – or unmanned aerial vehicles – offer a new way of seeing and interacting with the world we live in. But…

Balancing the grid with smart meters

4 February 2020

With UK renewables setting new supply records, balancing the national grid is a pressing issue with a simple solution – smart meters.

Using energy data to map future needs

28 November 2019

Big data and its management can provide real insight into the changes we need to make, which should provide clear benefits for…