Orkney has one of the highest uptakes of EV’s in the country with some 250 and about 10,000 fossil fuelled vehicles.
A planning application has been submitted by Orkney Islands Council this week for a six-turbine wind farm development at Quanterness outside Kirkwall.
ORCA has received a grant of £10,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for the Orkney Energy Landscapes Project.
The Economy and Energy Committee of the Scottish Parliament will be visiting Orkney on Monday 17th of February, as part of their inquiry into EVs and local energy production.
2020 will see the launch of an attractive local electricity tariff tailored to the needs of ReFLEX’s innovative integrated energy system.
It is estimated that 930,000 homes in Scotland are below that standard.
Established in December 2014 THAW Orkney is a charitable organisation which has done amazing work in the islands to help people with their energy needs
“This visit will build on the existing links between our countries and provide new opportunities for us to work together and share expertise in areas such as energy and renewables, life sciences and innovation, and FinTech.”
“We believe that 135MW is an excessive target and we lobbied hard to get that figure reduced.”
Householders are asked to complete and return their survey forms by 17:00 on Friday 27 September.