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Join us at 3ppp’s leading third annual Low Carbon Scotland conference.

Low Carbon Scotland 2016 Developing smart connected communities of tomorrow, today is a unique conference that will address Scotland’s current carbon position and allow us to hear from those leading and driving the policies and proposals. One of the main focuses of the conference is to discuss how public sector can reduce their carbon emissions, the current situation will be highlighted and a discussion surrounding how this can be improved and delivered will play an imperative part within the conference.

The Scottish Government published “Low Carbon Scotland, Meeting our Emissions Reduction Targets 2013-27″, the policy is a draft of the second report on proposals and policies (RPP2)

Paul Wheelhouse, former Minister for Environment and Climate Change stated,

“Scotland has the world’s leading climate change targets. With a target of 42% by 2020, we are ahead of the UK at 34% and well ahead of the EU at 20%”.

Good progress has been made, but Scottish Government does not shy away from the fact that this will be a challenge and they cannot do it alone.

"Partnerships” are vital in overcoming the challenges and in discovering new opportunities.

RPP3 is planned to lay a draft setting out proposals and policies for meeting targets to 2032 in Parliament towards the end of 2016. RPP3 will also set out proposals and policies to compensate in future years for the excess emissions from previous annual targets.

The draft RPP3 will be published after the next batch of annual targets, covering the period for 2028 to 2032, are set in legislation no later than 31 October 2016. Advice on the next set of greenhouse gas annual targets is expected from the Committee on Climate Change in March 2016, these targets and suggestions will be addressed at this years conference and our 2017 conference will study the RPP3 in greater detail, once published.

Scottish cities are currently exploring ways to harness the power of data and technology to make their cities a better place to live, work and play. Cities and their citizens generate a huge amount of data, which can be used in smart ways to achieve big things. A city is nothing without its people, so where better to explore how we can fuse open data and technology to make a real difference to lives of citizens. Technology can be used to make streets safer, making it easier for people to get more active and understanding how we can better use, save and generate energy. By making cities smarter, a free flow of traffic, smarter energy and less waste can all be adopted which will enable public services to focus on areas where they are most needed.

The Scottish Cities Alliance announced £10 million in European funding to make services in cities greener, smarter and more efficient. The collaboration is between Scotland’s seven cities and aims to use smart city technology to transform cities into world digital hubs. Projects involve intelligent street lighting, to reduce carbon emissions and transport management, which would involve analysing data collected by sensors to reduce congestion – these are just a couple projects that cities are looking at.

Investment and Cities Secretary, Keith Brown stated:

“Smart cities are the future and we want to make sure our cities are equipped to deliver for their citizens and for Scotland. This means being smart about how we use data and technology to improve services, promote innovation and empower people and communities.”

By making cities smarter automatically lowers carbon emissions within cities, this conference will underline an array of solutions and throughout the day a number of excellent case studies will be showcased.

Low Carbon Scotland 2016 Developing smart connected communities of tomorrow, today will be an opportunity for you to be part of this inspiring journey.

Supporting Scottish Government’s 42% CO2 Reduction Target for 2020

Transform Scotland campaigns for a society where everyone can have their travel needs met within the limits of a transport system that is environmentally sustainable, socially inclusive and economically responsible.

We are the only organisation in Scotland making the case for sustainable transport across all modes. We have a membership of over 60 organisations across Scotland, including public transport operators, local authorities and sustainable transport voluntary organisations. Transform Scotland is a registered charity, politically independent, science-based and strictly not-for-profit.

Transform Scotland Limited is a registered Scottish charity (charity number SC041516). Our Board of Directors is elected by our member organisations in accordance with the rules set out in our Articles of Association.

We work closely with our sister organisation in England and Wales, Campaign for Better Transport, are a member of the European Federation for Transport and Environment (T&E), and are also a member of these organisations:
175 years of experience has embedded in Abellio a social duty to passengers which extends beyond the journey on one of our trains, trams or buses. The passenger is at the heart of everything we do. The delivery of safe, reliable and comfortable services is the starting point for every transport provider, but that is not enough for Abellio. Our services must play an integrated role in the socio-economic development of the societies we serve.
WADE works to accelerate the worldwide development of high efficiency cogeneration, onsite power and decentralized renewable energy systems that deliver substantial economic and environmental benefits. In an effort to raise the profile of cogeneration as a climate change mitigation strategy in the 1997 UNFCCC climate change negotiations the International Cogeneration Alliance was founded. In 2002 the group changed its name to WADE and broadened its scope to include all manner of DE technologies.
From contractors to asset owners and consulting engineers, the team behind urbancontrol is incredibly experienced, with industry knowledge that is both diverse and wide-ranging. In fact, that’s what makes the connection between our team and yours such a strong one – the fact that we’ve actually undertaken many similar roles ourselves. We understand that each industry discipline has different requirements and priorities, which is why we’re best placed to offer a scalable, flexible solution.
The Society of Chief Officers of Transportation in Scotland (SCOTS) was founded in 1996 following a change in local government. It is a strategic body comprising of transportation professionals from all the 32 councils and the seven regional transport partnerships. The society's work involves improving performance and innovation in the design, delivery and maintenance of transportation systems.
The 2020 Climate Group is a business-led initiative which provides leadership and insight and stimulates collaboration across industry, commerce, government and civic society to work towards a collective vision of meeting Scotland’s ambitious carbon reduction targets and sustainable economic development.

Since forming in 2009, the Group has provided a platform for all sectors in Scotland to learn and share best practice and to come together to optimise business performance and environmental impact.


Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group is an independent initiative led by a non-executive board of eleven people, drawn from the Scottish business community and cross-sector partners, chaired by Lady Susan Rice C.B.E., one of Scotland’s most influential business leaders. The initiative is supported by the Scottish Government, which funds the organisation’s administration and communication activities alongside other partners. Currently, the secretariat is provided by the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI), one of four strategic collaborative partners:

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) – brings low carbon leaders and practitioners from business, finance and the public sector together to turn good ideas into reality. ECCI, part of the University of Edinburgh, engages with forward-thinkers and uses its network to help companies drive innovation into their supply chains and create new low carbon products and services. ECCI collaborates with government, enterprise and academics to help craft smart climate and energy policy and offers online learning programmes that build the capacity and skills required in a low carbon future and runs projects and initiatives to get businesses, organisations, individuals and systems seeking and implementing new ways of working towards a low carbon future. ECCI is the Secretariat for the 2020 Climate Group.

2050 Climate Group – a cross-sector group of young leaders, working to create a catalyst for youth leadership around low carbon Scotland and sustainability. The Group is currently supporting over 120 young leaders under the age of 30 through a development programme focused on empowering them to be agents of change. The 2050 Group was established by the 2020 Climate Group, in partnership with SEPA, Scottish Government, ScottishPower and Young Scot.

Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) – promoting Rewiring the Economy, a ten-year plan to lay the foundations for a sustainable economy. This is built on ten inter-connected tasks, tackled co-operatively by leaders in business, government and finance, to create an economy that encourages sustainable business practices and delivers positive outcomes for people and societies. CISL proposes to inspire new collaborations and bring about fundamental change in the global economy to this end and works closely with the 2020 Group in Scotland.

The Centre for Sustainable Practice and Living (CSPL) – a collaboration between the University of Stirling and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). The Centre’s core objective is to inspire and empower communities to develop new pathways to achieve sustainable practice. This new interdisciplinary centre, based in the Stirling Management School, intends to establish a sustainability leadership programme to inspire leaders from across society to drive towards a more sustainable future.
Since 1978, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has worked to promote the benefits of solar energy and to make its adoption easy and profitable for domestic and commercial users.

A not-for-profit association, we are funded entirely by our membership, which includes installers, manufacturers, distributors, large scale developers, investors and law firms.
The REA was established in 2001 as a not-for-profit trade association, representing British renewable energy producers and promoting the use of renewable energy in the UK. The REA helps its members build commercially and environmentally sustainable businesses whilst increasing the contribution of renewable energy to the UK’s electricity, heat, transport and green gas needs.
Transport Scotland
ENGERATI is a central destination for delegates from leading global energy events to network, collaborate, share and engage.
The Woodland Carbon Code is the voluntary standard for UK woodland creation projects where claims are made about the carbon dioxide they sequester. Independent validation and verification to this standard provides assurance and clarity about the carbon savings of these sustainably managed woodlands.
The devolved government for Scotland has a range of responsibilities which include: health, education, justice, rural affairs, housing and the environment. Some powers are reserved to the UK government and include: immigration, the constitution, foreign policy and defence.
The UK Green Investment Bank is the first bank of its type in the world. We were created by the UK Government, our sole Shareholder, and capitalised with an initial £3.8bn of public funds. We use this finance to back green projects on commercial terms and mobilise other private sector capital into the UK’s green economy.
We are an international electricity and gas company based in the UK and northeastern US. We play a vital role in connecting millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use.

We are at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society – delivering clean energy to support our world long into the future.

We work with all our stakeholders to promote the development and implementation of sustainable, innovative and affordable energy solutions.

And we are proud that our work, and our people, underpin the prosperity and wellbeing of our customers, communities and investors.
The Estates & Buildings Department undertake activity in relation to the strategic planning, development, alteration and operation of the physical estate and buildings and their services, supporting the educational and other activities of the University.
DJO ECO - Established February 2013 as a consultancy business to work within all aspects of the renewables industry.
Nestrans is the Transport Partnership for Aberdeen City and Shire.

Our purpose is to develop and deliver a long-term regional transport strategy and take forward strategic transport improvements that support and improve the economy, environment and quality of life across Aberdeen City and Shire.

Constituted as the North East of Scotland Transport Partnership under the Transport (Scotland) Act 2005, Nestrans began work as a statutory Transport Partnership on 1 April 2006. It is one of seven Transport Partnerships set up across Scotland to provide a co-ordinated approach to transport planning and delivery between different local authority areas.

Nestrans' area covers both the City of Aberdeen and the wider Aberdeenshire area. Its Board is made up of Councillors from Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils, as well as non-councillor members appointed by the Minister for Transport.

The new Partnership builds on five years of voluntary partnership working between Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils, Scottish Enterprise Grampian and Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce. These bodies came together to form the 'original' Nestrans in 2001 as a means of working together to tackle the transport challenges in the north east and develop the Modern Transport System strategy.
E-cosse is a partnership of government, industry and other key stakeholders to advance wholesale adoption of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (EVs) in Scotland. It aims to establish Scotland as an EV pioneer, maximizing the economic, environmental and social benefits of EVs as an integral part of a sustainable transport system and a smart energy grid.
SIEMENS ENERGY MANAGEMENT DIVISION is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power.
Development trusts all over Scotland are enabling communities to make their own plans and aspirations a reality. Discover the fast growing network of development trusts and the real difference they are making to the communities in which they are based.

The Development Trusts Association Scotland is the national body for development trusts in Scotland, supporting you to unlock the potential within your community.
The Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (SHFCA) promotes and develops Scottish expertise in fuel cells and hydrogen technologies.

SHFCA brings together Scotland’s specialised fuel cell companies, power generation companies, academic institutions, research and development bodies, energy consultants, Scottish Enterprise and local enterprise companies and councils with an interest in Hydrogen & Fuel Cells. Membership is open to all-comers.

SHFCA provides a coherent voice to represent, promote and develop Scottish hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. The Association engages with Scottish and UK government to create the right framework for the industry to develop. SHFCA is developing relationships with other national and international hydrogen and fuel cell bodies to work together to evolve a mutually beneficial strategy to create and develop a global sustainable hydrogen and fuel cell market.

There is a very considerable opportunity for the UK to achieve a major hydrogen and fuel cell economy if significant increases in R&D support are provided in accord with investments for competitors such as Japan, US and Germany. We believe that through SHFCA we can harness the skills and expertise available in Scotland and ensure that they are promoted on a national and international stage. We are at the dawn of the third industrial age and with a maturing oil and gas province, we must develop alternative opportunities.
We are independent experts on carbon reduction and resource efficiency, who reinvest surpluses from group commercial activities into our mission
To lead, represent and support Scotland's housing associations & co-operatives
Urban Foresight is a consulting think tank focused on the smart and sustainable transformation of cities, communities, businesses and industry.
Welcome to the Scottish Cities Alliance website. We are the unique collaboration of Scotland’s seven cities and the Scottish Government working together to deliver economic growth.

Scotland offers huge potential to international investors and the Alliance has great ambitions for Scotland's city economies which are high quality locations in which to do business.

With an investment prospectus promoting the billions of potential across the seven city regions, the Alliance aims to attract external investment, stimulate economic activity and create new jobs and business opportunities. The Alliance has a range of investor opportunities across the cities, with more than 40 development opportunities in residential, hotel and leisure and the office and industrial sectors, all of which are featured in the online Investment Prospectus.

There are great benefits to be had from partnership working and the vast breadth of opportunity available highlights Scotland's cities as modern places in which to invest and do business.

The Alliance’s ambitious plans range over the short, medium and long term to create the conditions to deliver expansion, by strategically focusing on infrastructure, low carbon and Smart Cities initiatives.

By utilising the strengths of Scotland’s seven cities – Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Perth and Stirling – in partnership with the Scottish Government, the Alliance engages with domestic and international investors to attract investment into our cities.

By working together the Alliance partners are able to share knowledge and create projects of scale that will deliver an economically stronger future for Scotland.

I am sure that, thanks to our ongoing collaboration and, in particular, to the Scottish Cities Alliance's Investment Prospectus, we can look forward to attracting major investments from across the globe.
Salix Finance delivers 100% interest-free capital to the public sector to improve their energy efficiency and reduce their carbon emissions.
An ambitious programme to open up Glasgow like never before
In 2013, Glasgow beat a host of other UK cities to win funding worth £24m from the Technology Strategy Board (now known as Innovate UK) to explore innovative ways to use technology and data to make life in the city safer, smarter and more sustainable.

From our state-of-the-art city operations centre to the creation of an innovative city data hub, Glasgow is putting people at the heart of its future. Over the last 18 months, Glasgow has been developing a series of initiatives to showcase the exciting potential offered by smart city technology.
We operate five divisions which draw on common skills and expertise, but which are varied by geography, customer base and a mix of contract and passenger revenue. Our broad footprint in the UK and North America gives us experience of two of the most developed markets in the world for transport services, and a breadth of expertise across different regulatory and contractual environments.

This means we can be confident that, whatever the specific transport challenge is, somewhere across our business we have already identified and implemented a solution which will work.

We have a competitive advantage as a result of our scale and the diversity of our market-leading portfolio of businesses: We design and operate more networks in partnership with more communities, we hire, train and manage more employees, we procure, maintain and deploy more vehicles and we transport more passengers than any other operator.

Our overall strategy is to leverage our scale and the breadth of our global expertise for the benefit of our local markets. Somewhere in our operation we have already developed best practice for virtually every element of our work. And if we haven’t yet, we have the breadth of employee knowledge and experience to know where to find it.

As well as serving a huge range of passengers in the UK and North America, we work with national governments, state and local authorities, school boards and universities to meet their transport needs. Partnership is at the heart of our success across our businesses. We work closely with procuring authorities, industry partners and communities everywhere, so we can best understand and respond to their specific needs and deliver solutions to congestion, helping stimulate the local economy and deliver good value for customers. In turn, stakeholders know that by working with us, they have access to our depth of knowledge and vast experience, which includes the latest thinking and the best of our global expertise.

Each of our businesses has a market-leading position in a sector which is key to driving economic growth and essential to creating strong and sustainable communities. As a private sector operator we are well placed to deliver the most innovative and efficient solutions to the congestion which results from the growth of urbanisation across the world. We continuously improve our performance by sharing best practice across our businesses. This allows us to deliver high quality, safe and reliable services which meet the needs of customers and the communities we serve.
The Carbon and Energy Fund is now a £300M+ fund that is the natural successor to the NHS Energy and Sustainability fund.

The CEF exists to fund and support projects in the NHS that meet a certain level of carbon savings per £1000 of investment required.
We’re giving you quicker, more comfortable and better value journeys from door to door.

We’re delighted that the new ScotRail franchise is now being operated by Abellio. When this was announced by Transport Scotland they told the nation to expect a transformation in rail travel across the country – and that’s exactly what we promise to deliver.

We’ve put together a clear plan to make sure your journeys are fast, reliable and easy – not just when travelling on the train, but throughout your entire trip from door to door. In short, we have re-thought the ScotRail service to make sure it reflects the way you want to live. You’ve told us about travelling to work, on business, visiting friends and family and enjoying the great outdoors, so whatever journey you’re taking, we can make it better for you.
Utilico Energy is a national integrated commercial utilities services provider. We provide utilities and associated services to a wide range of UK businesses, both large and small, often saving them thousands of pounds in the process.

Established in 2013, the business has brought together key industry experts enabling us to deliver a new professional service to our clients. Our ethos is about simplifying the complex energy procurement process allowing them to concentrate on running their business.

A technology-driven company, our proprietary contract management software makes the whole utilities buying process slick, accurate and largely automated, giving us the advantage of being able to provide a super-efficient procurement service to all of our clients.

We specialise in what we do and we firmly believe that no other energy service provider can offer end users better value and service.
Heads of Planning Scotland (HoPS) is the representative organisation for senior planning officers from Scotland’s local authorities, national park authorities and strategic development planning authorities.

The purpose of HoPS is to:

Promote the profile of public sector land use planning
Support and promote excellence in planning leadership
Ensure the delivery of a culture of continuous improvement in planning authorities, and
Provide advocacy and coordination to ensure that planning authorities are properly resources to deliver quality outcomes.
HoPS has an Executive Committee which oversees its activities, supported by four sub-committees (Development Management; Development Planning; Performance & Practice; Energy & Resources).
Energeo Ltd are a leading provider of geospatially intelligent solutions for renewable and sustainable energy applications.

Through the innovative exploitation of digital mapping and remotely sensed earth observation data (such as satellite imagery), Energeo provide clients with unique insights into existing energy performance and future sustainable energy potential – whether individual sites or National level analysis.

By harnessing and understanding the power of geographic information, then intelligently combining with additional data sources, Energeo deliver proprietary solutions tailored specifically to each client’s needs.
We want to stimulate Scotland’s economic ambition – creating an innovative, high-wage and highly productive economy with a competitive, international market presence and a focus on high value opportunities.
The Crown Estate is working closely with both the Scottish and UK governments to help deliver the devolution of the management of our economic assets in Scotland, as recommended by Smith and as reflected in the Scotland Bill now before the UK Parliament.

Decisions on the content of the legislation required to devolve our functions in Scotland are a matter for the UK and Scottish governments and parliaments. We will work to inform the process to ensure a swift and smooth transfer of the management of our assets in Scotland. We have a clear commitment to protect the interests of our staff, tenants, customers and the communities with whom we work throughout the process.

The Crown Estate has continued to deliver successfully against the commercial remit set for it by the UK Parliament, contributing over £2 billion for the public finances over the last 10 years. Until the legislation has been enacted and a transition plan is complete, we will continue to manage our business in line with our existing remit and values and will keep customers, staff and other partners informed.
Unrivalled expertise in renewable technologies

Langley Eco offers the full solution. From conception, through installation to completion, we guide our clients through their renewable energy needs offering unrivalled expertise in renewable technologies. In fact, it is the close partnerships we have with clients that allows us to offer such a comprehensive service. We have an enviable supply chain and offer technical support that is second-to-none. Langley Eco offer a full range of products, unrivalled technical service and funding options that include hire purchase, lease purchase and operational leases.
Since 1872, we are Wilo have been turning visionary ideas into intelligent solutions that regularly set new standards in the industry.
Cenex was established in 2005 as the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and Fuel Cell technologies.  Today Cenex operates as an independent not-for-profit consultancy specialising in the delivery of projects, supporting innovation and market development, focused on low carbon vehicles and associated energy infrastructure.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is Scotland’s principal environmental regulator, protecting and improving Scotland’s environment.
SmarterUK is a new techUK initiative launched to act as the national champion for smart infrastructure development. It is the only initiative to do so in the UK, promoting a market widely considered to be worth trillions globally.
SmarterUK’s membership is committed to fostering better understanding of the economic and societal benefits that smart infrastructure can deliver to UK plc and its citizens.  It will work closely with key stakeholders to promote a policy and regulatory environment that stimulates its development. It will also bring together the complex and emerging smart infrastructure value chain to address challenges facing its development.
Sustrans makes smarter travel choices possible, desirable and inevitable.

We’re a leading UK charity enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make every day.

We work with families, communities, policy-makers and partner organisations so that people are able to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys, with better places and spaces to move through and live in.
The Association for Decentralised Energy is the leading advocate of an integrated approach to delivering energy locally, designed around the needs of the user.

As an industry leader, the ADE brings together interested parties from across the sector to develop a strong, dynamic and sustainable environment for combined heat and power, district heating and cooling technologies and demand side energy services.
SWESTRANS is one of seven Regional Transport Partnerships in Scotland and covers an area contiguous within the boundaries of Dumfries and Galloway Council.

The Partnership Board consists of five Councillor members and two external members, one from Scottish Enterprise and one from NHS Dumfries and Galloway.

As part of a balanced transport strategy the provision of good, reasonably priced public transport services is essential.
Our ultimate goal has always been “people living in harmony with nature” - so we're about respecting and valuing the natural world and finding ways to share the Earth’s resources fairly.
Magno-Flo is the only fuel conditioning unit of its kind to have undergone successful bench-testing by The Bolton Institute. In Rolling Road trials, the test vehicle demonstrated a significant increase in engine torque.
Our device has also been trialled and tested by Ford Motor Company, resulting in Ford’s entire Dagenham and Southampton LGV delivery fleet being fitted with the Magno-Flo Truck Unit.

More recently, extensive engine oil analysis has been successfully completed by the British Coal Laboratories on behalf of, Terex UK Ltd. Those laboratory tests proved categorically, without any question of doubt, that use of the Magno-Flo device produces amazing results.

No other fuel conditioning unit, or alleged fuel saving device, has ever been subjected to such rigorous testing or achieved the standard of credibility that the Magno-Flo unit
Carbon Club is a “Low Carbon” communications network and knowledge transfer hub. It is free to join for public and third sector organisations who meet certain levels of criteria but strictly targeted at key decision makers dedicated to environmental projects, sustainability & carbon reduction initiatives from across sectors, regions and even countries. Acting as a catalyst Carbon Club helps members through examples of best practice to seize the opportunities to improve sustainability, reduce carbon while educating how the correct financial investment in things like energy efficiency for government estates and facilities can be used as income generation opportunities to help eradicate measures such as fuel poverty.
Carbon Club will provide members the opportunity to share their carbon reduction plans and reach out to fellow members for advice, guidance and support or match make their plans with funding, technology and service providers who are willing to share not just products and service but experience and knowledge which can help support them with their needs.
OrangeTek specialises in manufacturing and supplying exterior LED lighting solutions. Established in Australia in 2004 with our head office based in the UK, we operate in 5 countries worldwide providing market leading LED technology.
Our research and development facilities in Taiwan explore the future of lighting Technology and the team are consistently pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, providing the end user with state of the art luminaires at an affordable price.
Our passion about LED technology is what drives us. Its potential when harnessed can improve lighting quality and safety for road users. Furthermore, reduce energy consumption leading to Lower carbon emissions, save money and ultimately have a positive impact on our environment.
We understand that it is not just about providing a great product but just as important is the support that comes with it. We encourage working with clients on all aspects of the lighting acquisition process. From understanding your specific lighting needs and producing a luminaire to suit, through to assistance on obtaining funding, the design process, inventory management and assessing the final result to ensure you are happy with the solution.
RESOURCE EFFICIENT SCOTLAND is a programme of Zero Waste Scotland designed to help the public, private and third sectors reduce costs by implementing resource efficiencies in energy, water, raw materials and waste management.
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is the largest of Scotland’s seven regional transport partnerships. We run the Glasgow Subway, a host of specialist bus services and are responsible for delivering better public transport for all.
Today, Silver Spring Networks helps global utilities and cities connect, optimize, and manage smart energy and smart city infrastructure. Costs are coming down. Reliability is spiking. And with new technologies like quarter-sized sensors equipped with up to 20 year battery life, there’s nowhere a smart, connected future can’t reach.

At Silver Spring Networks, we’re connecting what’s critical to turn the Internet of Things on—delivering the intelligence to power a brilliant future.
Founded in 2010, ENEVO ® is a forward-thinking company with a vision to transform the financial, environmental and social impact of waste.

By collecting and analysing data from refuse containers across the world, Enevo is able to create efficiencies and cut the cost of waste collection and incentivise recycling. Enevo simplifies, de-risks and optimises the waste management process, helping to make a sustainable waste-free environment a more achievable proposition.

The company has raised over $26m in private equity funding to date and continues to invest highly in R&D and geographic expansion. Enevo is headquartered in Espoo, Finland, with offices in the US, UK, Germany, Hong Kong and Japan.
Manchester: A Certain Future is our city’s recognition and understanding of climate change. It’s our commitment to make a collective effort to respond in the only way Manchester knows – with passion, commitment, and in a way that enables everyone to participate. This website, hosted by Platform, is where you will find progress updates, information on our Stakeholder Steering Group and links to publications, downloads and upcoming events.
The Scottish Government’s Outline Vision for Heat is for a largely decarbonised heat sector by 2050, with significant progress by 2030. District heating has a key role to play and our District Heating Action Plan sets out how we are taking forward recommendations from the Expert Commission on District Heating. The Scottish Government supports district heating through its £5 million District Heating Loan Fund and renewable district heating is a key sector of the £50 million Warm Homes Fund and £103 million Renewable Energy Investment Fund.
The Scottish Transport Emissions Partnership (STEP)  aims to protect and improve air quality in Scotland, and give us all healthier places to live and work. We take a collaborative approach to reducing air pollution from transport emissions in Scotland’s urban areas. We do this by working with all our members to:

Provide technical support to local authorities, transport operators, the general public and organisations working to improve air quality.
Raise awareness of the issues around poor air quality and its effects on human health.
Provide examples of best practice from the UK and abroad.
Promoting well-informed and open debate.
STEP UP is an energy and sustainable city planning programme that aims to assist cities enhance their sustainable energy action plans and integrate energy planning into their sustainable city planning.
Historic Scotland is an Agency within the Scottish Government and is directly responsible to Scottish Ministers for safeguarding the nation's historic environment, and promoting its understanding and enjoyment.

Historic Scotland has had a number of different names and emphases of function over the past few decades but we became Historic Scotland in 1991.
The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) was founded on November 6th, 2008 through the restructuring and consolidation of the China Aviation Industry Corporation Ⅰ (AVIC Ⅰ) and the China Aviation Industry Corporation Ⅱ (AVIC Ⅱ). We are centered on aviation and provide complete services to customers in many sectors - from research and development to operation, manufacturing and financing. Our business units cover defense, transport aircrafts, engines, helicopters, avionics and systems, general aviation, research and development, flight testing, trade and logistics, assets management, finance services, engineering and construction, automobiles and more. We have over 140 subsidiaries, nearly 30 listed companies and more than 500,000 employees. In 2014, AVIC ranked 178th among the newly published Fortune Top 500 enterprises.
The EAUC is a strong alliance of universities and colleges, sector bodies and commercial organisations, working together both in the UK and internationally. We stand strong individually, but we make a far stronger impact when we work together. Education has a huge role to play but we need to drive next generation leadership to address next generation sustainability. We need to look wider, internationally, globally, to business and to the next leaders: students.

The EAUC is a not for profit Member based charity run by Members for Members. We are financed by subscriptions and service generated revenue which funds our work of representing and promoting the interests of Members and the provision of support services to drive sustainability to the heart of tertiary education across the UK and internationally.
ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, a global energy company and world leader in wind energy. We operate in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, energy management and supply of gas and electricity in the UK.

Iberdrola has directed 41% of Group investment to the UK resulting in £1.3bn being invested in both 2014 and 2015. This investment provides a mandate to continue to modernise and prepare our business for the future.

Our strategy is focused on growth, through regulated network distribution, transmission and low carbon renewable generation, including our first offshore windfarm.

As well as investing in the future energy infrastructure of the UK, ScottishPower is creating thousands of jobs through our Distribution and Renewables businesses as well as creating hundreds of apprenticeship and graduate positions.
National Energy Action (NEA) is the national charity which aims to eradicate fuel poverty and campaigns for greater investment in energy efficiency to help those who are poor and vulnerable.
APSE's bespoke Local Authority Energy Collaboration is a partnership developed by our member authorities which looks to leverage and maximise the opportunities afforded to local authorities by working together on a national scale in the green energy agenda.
Pure Leapfrog is a business led charity that is the leading social investment provider within the community energy sector. We provide low cost finance to UK projects, drawing on a credit facility from Big Society Capital. We also support international carbon reduction projects via carbon offsetting.
We introduce affordable professional expertise, provided through our network of lawyers, accountants and other professional service providers.
Pure Leapfrog (charity no. 1112249) was formed from a merger in 2013 of two charities, Pure the Clean Planet Trust and Carbon Leapfrog, who each shared a vision of reducing climate change by supporting community led low carbon projects.
ALACHO is the representative body for local authority housing in Scotland.  The chief housing officer from each council is invited to regular meetings to discuss key housing issues affecting local authorities allowng issues to be debated and opinions formulated.
A to B magazine started life as The Folder, the newsletter of the Folding Society in August 1993. Specialising in news and reviews of folding and separable bikes, the magazine went from strength to strength.

In August 1997, with 1,200 subscribers worldwide, David Henshaw decided to float the magazine on its own. The new magazine had a new title ‘A to B’ and a new brief – to explore new ways of traveling from point A to point B. Naturally, as the most efficient transport integrator, the folding bicycle continues to feature in the magazine, but we also cover electric cars, electric bikes, green energy, bike trailers and public transport. Around 1,500 magazines are sold by subscription every three months, plus a large but indefinable number of digital issues by all sorts of means, giving an estimated readership of 6,000 worldwide. Subscribers include public utilities, train operating companies and bike manufacturers and distributors.
We can help your employer provide you and your colleagues with brand new          e-bikes for your commute!
Our expert advice and free services can help you to reduce your business transport costs, lower your carbon emissions and/or make the switch to electric driving. Here are some of the ways we can help:
Heat Trust was established in November 2015 after two years of collaboration between industry, consumer groups and government. 

Heat Trust establishes a common standard in the quality and level of protection given by heat supply contracts and offers heat network customers an independent process for settling disputes.
LEEF is funded by the Mayor’s London Green Fund with match funding from RBS, and is the first dedicated Energy Efficiency fund of its type in the UK. The Amber Green consortium was appointed to manage LEEF by the European Investment Bank (EIB) on behalf of the Greater London Authority.
Rhico Ltd. was formed after years of research and development in both the heating and renewable energy industry. Recognizing the need for improvement in quality and value for money in this market we set to work offering a unique and full range of Solar Thermal, Cylinders/Buffer Tanks and Heat Interface Units (HIU’s) for central plant systems.

Our range of equipment is widely considered to be one of the industry’s premium products for both industrial and domestic markets. While staying true to our commitment for competitive pricing and ensuring we are at the cutting edge of technology our name precedes us with many market leading consultants and developers.
The team behind SmartKlub provide a wealth of experience in the distributed energy sector. And it’s from their own first-hand experience in the industry that SmartKlub was conceived.

They noticed that, despite cities and authorities across the UK looking for alternative ways to meet their unique energy needs in a way that benefits citizens and communities, the market was failing to provide integrated community energy projects.

Backed by funding from E.ON, and commitment from Siemens, SmartKlub was created to meet this need.
Since 2008 Sustaining Dunbar has been bringing people together to support new initiatives which create local jobs, help people cut their fuel bills and grow more food. This will reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, reduce CO2 emissions and make it easier for us to cope with future extreme weather and challenging economic times.
Over the course of the past few years, the dramatic increase in the number of vehicles on our roads has meant that parking all over the country is becoming more and more of a premium. People want to be able to leave their cars as close to their final destination as they can, but also want to be able to have a clear, unobstructed route. Pedestrians also want to be able to move unimpeded to their destination.

In order to satisfy these growing needs, order had to be introduced onto the streets and into the car parks. At first this was carried out by traffic wardens, employed by the Local Police Authority, but many environments are now patrolled by private organisations.

Who are the British Parking Association?

The British Parking Association (BPA)  is the largest Professional Association in Europe representing organisations in the Parking and Traffic Management Community. These organisations include: Parking Equipment Manufacturers, Car Park Operators, Local Authorities, Shopping Centres, Train Operators, Healthcare Providers, Universities and many more. Currently we have around 650 members, equally shared between the public and private sectors.

The BPA is a not-for profit organisation and a company limited by guarantee.
Accountable to the Scottish Government, we work at the very heart of the health service, providing national strategic support services and expert advice to NHS Scotland. We also play an active and crucial role in the delivery of effective healthcare to patients and the public. Our supporting role to NHS Scotland means that we work closely with all our partner organisations, especially the NHS Boards, in the delivery of our services.
Solaroad Technologies Group, LLC was created to solve the traditional inefficiencies with existing solar products in order to help reduce U.S. and global reliance on fossil fuels and to promote clean tech energy. We target markets including: home / business owners, commercial users, hospitals, schools, construction sites, municipalities, sovereign nations, and emergency or disaster situations.
Investment of up to £10 million in collaborative R&D projects to support various industries that make up a Smart City including - but not limited to - Transport, Healthcare and Energy and create an environment for innovative collaboration.
The Energy Skills Partnership (ESP) is a collaboration of colleges aiming to increase Scotland’s capacity to deliver skills and prevent duplication of effort and investment for the energy sector by ensuring capacity, quality and affordability.
The Scottish Futures Trust
The partners, owners and operators of the largest district energy schemes in the UK have aligned themselves in the creation of the UK District Energy Association (ukDEA); with the aim of not only promoting district energy as a means to deliver significant carbon savings, but also to establish a direct link between the Government and the industry's small market base.

The benefits to full and associated members include:

Providing Guidance, Information and Best Practice – The ukDEA brings together the UK’s developers, operators and partners of the largest district energy schemes in the UK, each seen as an example of Best Practice with multiple awards across the various members ranging from Queens Awards for specific schemes to Local Authority Council Employee of the Year in the Green Category for individuals. One of the core values on which the association has been formed is that of assisting and guiding other organisations in the development of their schemes. Therefore by becoming a member you can link into that network of experience, expertise and Best Practice.

Engaging with DECC, Central Government and Driving Energy Policy – the founding members of the ukDEA are each respected in their own rights as leading practitioners of district energy and each regularly meets with DECC and other central government departments. Together we are seen as the true voice of district energy in the UK equally representing both the public and the private sector. Representatives of the ukDEA have already been instrumental in contributing to the formation of the government’s proposed Heat Markets Forum. By joining the association you will join this single conversation with DECC and other central government bodies on this ever increasingly important but complex subject.

International Links – through its developing links with District Energy Associations in countries across the World the ukDEA will analyse and disseminate to its members commercial concepts and new technologies which can be brought into the UK market to enhance their existing and new schemes.


We are not technology specific and indeed are agnostic on this subject. We are not for example pro gas fired CHP verses heat from energy from waste. We simply advocate the construction of local energy networks using technologies and solutions which are appropriate in terms of carbon intensity and costs to end users. These could range from heat only networks to heat, electricity and chilled water as practiced by some of our members. Each one has its own part to play in the solutions we need to develop to deliver a truly low carbon economy.
HyperCat Consortium is developing a new standard for secure IoT interoperability and creating commercial demonstrators.
LEEF is an Urban Development Fund established through the European Commission’s JESSICA initiative (Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas) which allows funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to be used as investment in revolving financial instruments. LEEF is one of the three UK JESSICA funds managed by Amber Green.
We are a low carbon innovation centre based within the University of Edinburgh. The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) brings low carbon leaders and practitioners from business,
finance and the public sector together to turn good ideas into reality.
Scottish Green Investment Portfolio
BSRIA is a test, instruments, research and consultancy organisation, providing specialist services in construction and building services.

As a non-profit distributing, member-based association, clients can be assured of our independent approach and authoritative reputation. Any profits made are invested in our on-going research programme, producing industry recognised best practice guidance.
The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) is a membership organisation for the Scottish real estate industry.

We believe that a healthy property industry is vital to sustainable economic growth.

Our role is to gain the best possible legislative and regulatory conditions to allow the Scottish property industry to operate successfully and thereby contribute to Scotland’s sustainable economic growth.

Within these broad objectives, our key interests include:

Property finance
Property taxation
Commercial property law and related regulation and policy
Residential investment and management
Planning and development
Building standards & sustainability.
SPF works closely with those who advise and decide on public policy in Scotland to ensure that key decision makers are aware of the consequences of their decisions for the property industry and wider economy.

As part of the British Property Federation we also benefit from close links with the leading UK property companies and investors in the UK as well as the BPF's contacts with Westminster and Brussels.

- See more at: http://www.scottishpropertyfederation.org.uk/about-us#sthash.0sWFrWYA.dpuf
COSLA’s purpose is to be the national voice for local government in Scotland and our high priority work areas reflect our commitment to promote the position of local government as the legitimate tier of governance closest to the people of Scotland.
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