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21 November 2016
eeef closed its first community based transaction in the UK in cooperation with Ore Valley Housing Association and the Renewable Energy Investment Fund
The European Energy Efficiency Fund (eeef) launched its cooperation with Ore Valley Housing Association (OVHA) in 2012, with OVHA becoming one of the first Technical Assistance (TA) beneficiaries under the eeef European Commission TA facility. Since deploying TA funds, eeef has worked closely with OVHA by providing guidance to support the project development to realize investments. eeef supported OVHA in the development of a new project scope for on-shore wind turbines and the replacement of over 200 outdated gas boilers in residential buildings owned by OVHA in Fife Council Area in Scotland. This transaction demonstrates eeef’s capabilities in assisting communities to address the technical and financial barriers, which public entities often face when planning climate change related projects.
02 November 2016
24 October 2016
With over 100,000 locals needing to be trained over the next 10 years to support East Africa’s oil and gas, mining and construction ambition, a delegation of 10 Scottish oil and gas training providers will visit Tanzania and Mozambique this week to offer their skills & experience to these markets and to capitalise on the significant growth opportunities.
28 September 2016
13 September 2016
Scotland’s oil and gas sector will strengthen its links with India this week as it welcomes Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan to Aberdeen tomorrow, 14 September. The sector will showcase its world-renowned skills and expertise during the visit in a bid to maximise future growth opportunities with the world’s third largest consumer of crude oil and petroleum products.
12 September 2016
Scotland makes waves in the renewable energy sector as the first large scale tidal stream project is launched
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon launched the world’s first large scale tidal stream farm today (12 September 2016). The project is a huge step forward in Scotland’s marine renewables industry and will create job opportunities for skilled workers in this sector. MeyGen and Sound of Islay projects are expected to generate around £275m for Scotland’s economy.
07 September 2016