24 May 2023
Calls made for Government support in enabling Scottish farms to achieve energy independence
NFU Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to incorporate measures into its energy strategy that would enhance the energy autonomy of farms and crofts in Scotland, bolstering their resilience in the process. In light of the recent consultation on energy strategy at Holyrood, the agricultural advocacy group has submitted several proposals to address this matter. These include appeals for assistance in decoupling and decarbonization efforts. Additionally, the organization has emphasized the need to eliminate obstacles hindering on-farm green energy production, such as grid blocking and planning delays. Read more here.