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Installing renewables in Scotland

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Please note that this page contains information and links most relevant for people living in Scotland.

Renewable energy sources like wind, water and the sun can heat your home while reducing your energy bills, as well as your reliance on the fossil fuels that create electricity and gas.

If you live in Scotland, use our resources and tools to find out which renewable energy source is right for you. There is also funding available for those considering installing home renewables – you can get grants and take up an optional interest-free loan with the Home Energy Scotland Grant and Loan, funded by the Scottish Government, to help with the cost of installation.

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Is renewable heat right for your home?

In order to reach net zero targets we’re going to need to dramatically reduce the amount of fossil-fuel generated heating in our…

Choosing the right installer

Our advice will help you choose the right installer for your renewable system, energy storage system or district heating connection.

Tools and calculators

If you’re considering installing a wind turbine or solar panels to generate electricity or heat for your home, it’s worth checking whether your property is suitable for these installations.

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Last updated: 12 January 2024