Green investment in Scotland

Scotland is going greener faster than anyone else. If you're looking for green opportunities that enhance wellbeing and deliver strong commercial returns, there's never been a better time to invest in Scotland.

Scotland's greener future

Government, industry and business are collaborating to build a green future together.

Green powerhouse

Scotland is globally recognised as the powerhouse of Europe for renewable energy and low carbon projects.

COP26 host nation

The 2021 summit will bring together world leaders and 30,000 international delegates to discuss ways to tackle climate change on a global scale.

Net-zero target

Our net-zero carbon emissions target is one of the toughest in the world. Scotland leads the way on moving to a climate-neutral economy.

An environment built for success 

Unlock the potential of your business

By 2045, we will become a net-zero emitter of greenhouse gases, the most ambitious timeline of any country in the world.

Scotland is inviting investment into our new Green Investment Portfolio. £3 billion of projects for development across low carbon energy, power and fuel; low carbon transport logistics and distribution; eco-friendly business space; circular economy and recycling; innovation and technology.

Combine that with reliable and progressive regulation and policy. Local investment partners and clear planning. There's never been a better time to do business in Scotland.

Scotland's Green Investment Portfolio (PDF, 10MB)

Investment-ready green projects

Aberdeen Hydrogen

Transformative £250m hydrogen infrastructure development programme to turn Aberdeen city green.

AMIDS - National Manufacturing Institute Scotland CGI image

AMIDS

AMIDS, Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland, is a unique 52 hectare greenfield site on the outskirts of Glasgow.

Clyde Gateway

Scotland's first green business park, offering city centre spec space at a third of the cost.

Aerial image of Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc (MSIP), Dundee.

Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc

Joint venture greenfield development with Michelin in Dundee, specialising in electric vehicles (EV).

Mossend International Railfreight Park aerial montage

MIRP

MIRP, Mossend International Railfreight Park, is a game-changer for Scotland’s railfreight infrastructure and environmental ambitions.

Hunterston Port and Resource Centre

Standard-bearing 320 acre redevelopment in Scotland to power the low carbon economy.

Inverurie Energy Park

£200m investment sought for low carbon renewable energy park, power plant build and district heating network in NE Scotland.

PeddleSmart charging hub with storage

PeddleSmart

PeddleSmart’s FlexiQuad™ is a low-carbon freight and people transport solution, ready for delivery, seeking £1 million investment.

Pi Polymer Recycling

Funding partner sought for £3m plastics recycling plant within one of Scotland's largest waste management facilities in Perthshire.

Forev - electric vehicle charging point

Forev

Forev is developing and building a network of public charge-points for electric vehicles across Scotland.

A clear route to 2045

Scotland is leading the way in setting a clear net-zero transition plan to provide business and investors certainty with policy interventions across sectors from agriculture, buildings and services to transport and waste.

Real estate

If you want strong returns in commercial property with an exceptional business environment, invest in Scotland now.

Support and success

Our clear planning, reliable regulation, market-leading rates means Scotland's opportunities are open to you.

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Disclaimer

Whereas every effort has been made to ensure that the information in this document/pages is accurate, the Scottish Government nor its agencies does not accept any liability for errors, omissions or misleading statements. And no warranty is given or responsibility accepted as to the standing of any individual, firm, company or other organisation mentioned. Investors will need to undertake their own due-diligence in conjunction with individual project promoters/sponsors in relation to the detailed project investment opportunities presented.

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