Thinking about where to take your low carbon business next?

For a greener, sustainable return on investment, Scotland has the perfect blend of innovation, talent, industry expertise, quality of life and supportive business environment to help your business prosper.

Think you know Scotland?

Think again. Scotland is rethinking the future, driving a net-zero economy that works for all. Scotland is home to the world’s first tidal array, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm and Europe’s largest hydrogen-fuelled bus fleet. There's no better green investment opportunity than Scotland's thriving renewable energy and low carbon industry.

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Scotland is the powerhouse of Europe

for offshore and onshore renewable energy and low carbon projects

25% offshore wind resource

Scotland has 25% of Europe's offshore wind and tidal resource

£3bn green portfolio

Scotland will release £3bn ($4bn) of green investment projects over the next three years to transition to a carbon neutral economy by 2045.

60% onshore wind capacity

Scotland has over 60% of the UK's onshore wind capacity

Find green investment opportunities

Building a green energy future

One-to-one support

All the help you need to set up in Scotland

We're Scottish Development International, Scotland's trade and inward investment agency, ready to help you access:

  • Talent and skills you need to grow your business
  • Financial support for your next big project
  • Connections to academia, suppliers and partners 
  • Property searches and professional advice
  • Market insight and guidance on the best opportunities
  • Ongoing training and staff development

Everything you need to grow your business and thrive in Scotland. 

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Get in touch with our team

With a network of 30 international offices, you'll find a local Scottish Development International contact who can help you do business with Scotland. Whether that’s supporting your investment in Scotland, or helping you partner with Scottish companies.

We can also offer long-term support for your company through our dedicated account management service.

Find your local office

Call +44 300 013 2734

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