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Posted 17.06.24

MachairWind: Opportunities and Impacts

MachairWind is an offshore windfarm being developed by Scottish Power Renewables (SPR). It will be located off the...

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Posted 09.05.24

Economic Futures

Economic Futures is a placement programme that provides opportunities for undergraduate economics students, graduates and early career academics...

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Posted 03.05.24

University of Suffolk Drives Economic Growth Across Ipswich and Beyond

In 2021/22, the University of Suffolk generated a total economic impact worth £862 million GVA across the UK,...

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Posted 01.05.24

Socio-economic impact assessment for Green Volt OWF

Green Volt Offshore Wind farm is the first commercial-sized floating offshore wind farm in Scotland to secure both...

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Posted 26.04.24

What does maximising net economic impact mean for planning?

On the 2nd April, the Bunloinn Wind Farm was granted consent by Scottish Ministers. This is an Energiekontor...

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Posted 18.03.24

Networking Event with EDAS Future Leaders – Energy Transition

BiGGAR Economics is excited to host its first event in partnership with the EDAS Future Leaders Network. EDAS...

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Posted 06.03.24

Maximising the local economic benefits of onshore wind

On 6th March Shona Glenn spoke at the Planning the Energy Transition Seminar. In this blog, she outlines...

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Posted 26.02.24

Celtic Sea Blueprint

The development of GW of floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea represents a significant economic opportunity for...

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Posted 19.02.24

Housing for a Wellbeing Economy

Much of BiGGAR Economics work involves assessing the impact of economic activity, including how it can benefit wider...

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