30 Jun '16, 9am

Scotland aims to lead the way on local green energy innovation

Scotland aims to lead the way on local green energy innovation

• Local renewable energy sources the aim of ambitious funding scheme • Tailored projects tackle local issues • Fuel poverty and hydrogen innovations catch the eye It's a challenging time for UK energy – and Scotland has its own unique set of circumstances to tackle. The country's Local Energy Challenge Fund aims to bring forward demonstration projects that could future-proof energy supplies for the benefit of local people. From the world's first hydrogen refuse truck (pictured above) to using algae in energy management, it seems to show that the best response is to challenge inventive thinking. Getting energy right, locally Laura Campbell, who manages the project for Local Energy Scotland, said: “Local, low carbon energy is definitely the way ahead for Scotland. There are so many energy issues, but the more models we test now, the more we've got to pick from in the future....

Full article: http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/blog/scotland-aims-le...

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