Understanding the impact of changes in the energy policy landscape: a summary
The Scottish Energy Strategy aims to strengthen the development of local energy, protect and empower consumers, and support Scotland’s climate change ambitions while tackling poor energy provision. One of the priorities of the Strategy is to promote consumer engagement and protect consumers from excessive or avoidable costs. It also aims to promote the benefits of smarter domestic energy applications and systems for all consumers. This summary reports captures the main findings of several linked research projects on promoting consumer engagement and protecting consumers as part of Scotland’s low carbon transition.