News

£3 million investment in green hydro energy generation at East Lothian reservoir

Scottish Water has broken ground on a pioneering new type of hydro energy generation scheme at Whiteadder Reservoir

15 September 2023

Scottish Water graduate celebrates the delivery of first solar project in Denny

Heriot-Watt University Chemical and Energy Engineering Graduate, Steven Brasher celebrated the delivery of his first large-scale solar project at Denny Waste Water Treatment Works

29 August 2023

Going Green in West Dunbartonshire

A water treatment facility in Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire has recently joined a long list of Scottish Water sites powered by green energy in a bid to tackle climate change

11 August 2023

Harnessing Hydropower at Hamilton Waste Water Treatment Works a First

The first of its kind in the UK, a pioneering project will see Scottish Water harness hydropower from waste water

26 May 2023

North East solar projects shine a light on net zero commitment

Two solar energy schemes have been completed in the North East by Scottish Water.

10 May 2023

Solar Giant Switched on in East Dunbartonshire

A solar scheme of seismic proportions is now live at our most energy intensive site

26 April 2023

Seafield reaches Renewable Energy Milestone

Scotland’s largest, waste water treatment works is now generating all of its own power and supplying enough surplus renewable electricity to power 800 homes each day

31 January 2023

Self Generating Skellyton Now Online

A Scottish Water treatment works in South Lanarkshire is partially powering itself thanks to green energy.

20 January 2023

Super Solar Scheme Underway in East Dunbartonshire

Our most ambitious solar energy scheme to date is now under construction at our most energy intensive asset

30 September 2022

BLOG: Greener Miles Make Scottish Water Fleet Better for Environment - Holly McPhee

This #ScotClimateWeek Holly talks about how we're trying reduce emissions when it comes to our fleet

29 September 2022

Drones and Laser Technology Cut Carbon Emissions

State-of-the art drones and lasers are being used to improve Scotland’s sewers

28 September 2022

Net Zero Routemap Update Published

Half of emissions associated with the delivery of Scotland’s water and waste water services have been cut.

26 September 2022

Innovative ‘dual-sided’ solar scheme at Aberdeenshire treatment site

An innovative solar scheme which produces energy from both sides of a solar panel has been installed at a Scottish Water site to support the company’s drive towards net zero emissions.

01 June 2022

Council Commits to Reduced Carbon 'Food-Print'

A Scots council has renewed a two-year contract to send its food waste to be used to generate renewable energy.

04 May 2022

Skellyton Green Energy Scheme

Scottish Water has applied for planning permission to allow green energy to power a South Lanarkshire waste water treatment works.

11 April 2022