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  • 10 years of recycling food waste into green energy

    Scotland’s first ever large-scale food waste recycling facility celebrates a huge milestone this Climate Week marking ten years since it was first commissioned.  In a decade, Scottish Water Horizons’ Deerdykes Bioresources Centre near Cumbernauld in North Lanarkshire has processed over one hundred and fifty-five thousand (155,000) tonnes of food waste.…

  • Stirling school joins innovative green heat network

    St Modan’s High School in Stirling has enrolled in Stirling’s innovative district heat network. Identified as one of the highest energy users in the area, the school is the latest end-user to be connected to the green heat network to help reduce costs and carbon.   Stirling’s district heating network…

  • Inverness works gets green power

    A £450,000 project to install over 1,300 solar panels has been completed at Scottish Water’s water treatment works that serves customers in Inverness, Nairn and surrounding areas.  The scheme is the third largest delivered to date by Scottish Water Horizons and is expected to provide a third of the energy needed at the site at Loch Ashie, 5 miles…

  • Solar boost for Fife reservoir

    A service reservoir in Fife is the latest Scottish Water site to go green, thanks to solar technology installed by Scottish Water Horizons. Finmont Service Reservoir, near Lochgelly, has been fitted out with almost 1,000 solar  Photovoltaic (PV) panels, and will offset a quarter of the electricity needed to operate…

  • Glassford reservoir goes green

    Green energy is helping to power a Scottish Water facility in Glassford, South Lanarkshire. A £185,000 investment made by Scottish Water Horizons has seen 532 ground-mounted solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels installed at the utility’s service reservoir in Glassford. Once treated, water from the facility is delivered to around 9,300 homes…

  • Dunfermline works gets green power

    Dunfermline Waste Water Treatment Works is the latest site to have solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels installed, helping Scottish Water’s pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2040. Scottish Water Horizons invested £300,000 installing 784 PV panels at the works which serves around 81,000 customers in Dunfermline, Inverkeithing, Dalgety Bay, Crossgates,…

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