“If this is the best that the UK system can deliver in terms of protecting consumers in the off-gas grid areas of the north of Scotland then I feel that energy policy needs to be controlled much closer to where the real issues are. “
“too many of the policies and regulations around our electricity system are reserved to Westminster”
The 3rd session in the Sustainable Orkney Conference was on the subject of Buildings
How do we combine meeting our climate targets with improving energy affordability and lowering fuel poverty?
“Over the last 15 years Orkney has become very successful at participating in EU research and collaboration programmes relating to sustainable energy.” Gareth Davies, Co-Chair of OREF
Tuesday evening, 4th of February, saw a presentation by Lindsey Johnson of THAW on fuel poverty
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
One solution to the problem of over production was to produce hydrogen fuel from the excess electricity generated.
“this world-leading legislation will go a long way in helping to support low income households here in Highlands and Islands.”
Local MSP David Stewart, Labour, shares his concerns about the elderly