May 18, 2017

What does your business think about Scotland’s energy future?

Have your say! Take our short survey on the draft Scottish Energy Strategy

We are interested in what businesses have to say about the proposed changes to the way Scotland uses (and acquires) energy. We’ve developed a short survey to ask businesses what they think. Please have a look and submit your thoughts and opinions. Its very short and easy to do! Please take the survey here.

We’ve also developed some simple visuals to help explain key points of the strategy. Have a look and feel free to downward and use them: Energy Strategy Visual Summary

Why are we doing this? The Scottish Government recently set out its long-term vision for the future of our energy in Scotland. This draft strategy will be used to guide detailed energy policy over the coming decades. It will have a tremendous impact on how we use energy and our energy supply. In the very near future Scotland is looking to further decarbonise electricity and to largely decarbonise heat and transport. No matter what your business model is this is going to matter to it.

The focus of the strategy is on:

  • improving energy efficiency and increasing renewable energy supply;
  • aligning efforts with Scotland’s Economic Strategy and National Performance Framework;
  • developing smart, local energy systems.

Scotland’s transition to a low carbon economy will have implications for businesses of all sizes and across all sectors. We are a business led initiative which provides leadership and encourages collaboration across industry, commerce, government and civic society to help meet a collective vision Scotland’s ambitious carbon reduction targets and sustainable economic development. We want to know your views, from a business perspective, on the potential opportunities and concerns around this energy transition.

So, whether you are a business owner, investor or leader or an employee or consultant we want to know how you think your business or industry will be affected and what the opportunities are for your business in the low carbon transition.

If you are interested in more information about the draft Energy Strategy itself, we’ve developed some visuals to help summarise the key details of the strategy. Check them out here.

If you’d like to read the full Scottish Government Draft Energy Strategy it is available to download here.

Or get in touch with us directly if you have any questions or would like more information about what we are doing. Please email us at: or sign up for our mailing list!