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Energy Milestone Helps Deliver Green Boost to Scotland's Water

Our sites are being powered by more self-generated renewable energy than ever  to help reach our target of net zero carbon emissions

10 October 2019

Water Works are Latest to Go Green Towards Net Zero Target

Our water treatment works in North Ayrshire and the Highlands will help our goal to reach zero net emissions target five years early

26 September 2019

BLOG: Using Solar PV on Our Journey to Net Zero - Roddy Speirs

Scottish Water Horizons renewables expert Roddy Speirs talks about the importance of solar power ahead of the Scottish Renewables annual Solar Conference

26 September 2019

New Net Zero Emissions Drive Welcomed

We're leading the way in renewable technology and energy efficiency as Programme for Government tackles climate emergency

03 September 2019

First Minister Welcomes Heat from Waste Water Scheme

Nicola Sturgeon gives seal of approval to Stirling's £6 million green heat network during visit to UK's first energy hub

07 August 2019

Capital's Unique 'Hidden Jewel' in Hydro-Electricity

Scotland's only city-based treated water hydro-electricity site is providing drinking water and power to customers in the capital

20 May 2019

Blog: A Rising Star - Rebecca Skuce

Project manager Rebecca Skuce talks about her experience in the Institute of Water Rising Stars programme

10 May 2019

Solar Watts for Ross-shire Water

Scottish Water completes work to cut carbon cost of Highland communities’ water supply

03 May 2019

Pioneering Borders waste water site celebrates green efficiency milestone

A waste water treatment work in the Borders has become one of Scottish Water’s most self-sufficient energy sites

27 December 2018

Stirling Council and Scottish Water Horizons Join Forces for Pioneering Renewables Project

Stirling Council has embarked on a ground-breaking UK first project in partnership with Scottish Water Horizons to use cutting edge renewable technologies to harness energy from waste water

04 December 2018

Scottish Water Helps Bring 24hr Power to Fair Isle

Today, Friday 12th October, sees the Fair Isle community celebrate reliable 24 hour power for the first time as their new renewable energy system goes live

12 October 2018

Erskine Waste Water Treatment Works Goes Green

Green energy is helping to power Scottish Water’s waste water treatment facility in Erskine

01 October 2018

Annual Report Highlights Strong Performance for Customers

Scottish Water delivered a record level of customer service and environmental performance during 2017/18, the utility has reported in its annual report and accounts published today

25 July 2018

Partnership Boosts Sustainability Potential of Scotland’s Waste Water

Scotland’s sewage and solid organic waste can contribute to the country’s heat and power need, helping further reduce greenhouse gas emissions to tackle climate change, according to experts from Scottish Water and SEPA

21 June 2018

Scottish Water Hits Renewable Energy Milestone

Scottish Water has achieved a major energy milestone after it was confirmed that the amount of renewable energy the company generates and facilitates is now more than double its electricity consumption

02 May 2018