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.

Investment-ready green projects

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ILI Energy Storage

ILI Energy Storage is selling a portfolio of nine battery storage development projects at various locations across Scotland. 

Forev - electric vehicle charging point


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

Aberdeen Hydrogen

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

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

Hunterston PARC

Hunterston Port and Resource Centre (PARC) is a complete redevelopment of the 320-acre deep-water port and marine yard on the North Ayrshire coast. 

Inverurie Energy Park

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

Pi Polymer Recycling

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

Capital investment

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


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

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