Draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan consultation

Closes 4 Apr 2023

Opened 10 Jan 2023


To realise our climate change ambitions, we need to transform the way Scotland generates, transports and uses energy. We must seize the huge opportunity this presents and deliver maximum benefits to Scotland’s people, workers, communities and economy from our vast renewable energy resource.

This draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan sets out the scale of that opportunity and provides clarity on how Scotland will prepare for a Just Energy Transition.

The draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan sets a vision for Scotland's energy system to 2045 and a route map of ambitions and actions that, coupled with detailed sectoral plans and the forthcoming Climate Change Plan, will guide decision-making and policy support over the course of this decade. 

Read the consultation paper 

Why your views matter

This consultation provides an opportunity for communities, workers, citizens and businesses to engage in the process of designing Scotland’s energy transition. In consulting on this draft vision and route map, our purpose is to:

  • seek views on our vision and the actions we are taking to transition to an affordable, resilient and clean energy system
  • understand how we secure the maximum social and economic benefits from the energy transition for Scotland

The Scottish Government will review responses to the consultation and the issues raised during engagement with stakeholders to inform development of the final version of the Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan.

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