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Dec

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Glasgow a Top 10 city in the fDi Global Cities of the Future rankings

Glasgow has received recognition in the face of competition from across the world for its achievements in attracting business and investment in the latest fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 rankings. The city is ranked in the Top 10 overall in the Large City category that features Seattle,...


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Oct

Glasgow’s Smart Canal is a first for Europe

The Leader of Glasgow City Council and project partners Scottish Water and Scottish Canals marked the construction of Europe’s first ever ‘smart canal’ scheme. This project will combine the 250-year-old Forth & Clyde Canal with 21st century technology to mitigate flood risk as well as enable massive regeneration. The...


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15

Jun

Glasgow secures funding for innovative solar car park

An ambitious plan to transform a city car park into a solar power centre has secured £940,000 from a European Commission fund focused on pioneering research and innovation. The award from the EU Horizon 2020 fund will go towards building a huge canopy of solar panels above the council-owned...


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14

Jun

Glasgow set for Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone

Glasgow is forging a path towards cleaner air, as timescales for Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone, were today agreed by councillors at the City Administration Committee. Proposals to introduce an LEZ in Glasgow city centre by the end of 2018 were given the go ahead by committee in September...


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21

Mar

Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone starts to take shape

Glasgow plans to have Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in place as 2018 draws to a close. The new zone, covering the city centre, is due to come into effect at 23:59 on 31 December 2018. It will mark the start of a journey which will ultimately lead...


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Mar

Glasgow calls upon the world to help tackle a local challenge with circular economy solutions

Circle Lab, a new crowdsourcing platform that challenges a global audience to create circular solutions will open for entries on Monday (19 March). Circular Glasgow, an initiative of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, is hosting the first challenge on the platform, aimed at boosting circular business solutions around major events...


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Jan

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Glasgow improves its infrastructure with Innovate UK

Innovate UK selected Glasgow as its 2013 Future City competition winner, beating 29 other cities, for a £24 million investment in smart technology solutions. Today, benefits of this funding can be found in the city’s successful business growth and safety improvements. Implementing creative technologies and open data through the...


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21

Nov

Irish energy firm ESB opens new Glasgow office

ESB has officially opened an office at George Street Glasgow today (14 November 2017), from where it will continue to develop high quality renewable energy generation projects in Scotland. The energy company has earmarked 800MW of clean electricity generation in Scotland, primarily onshore wind. Working in partnership with windfarm...


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09

Aug

Glasgow hailed for its good practice as a co-operative city

The city has been held up as an example to others for its work developing credit unions and implementing more co-operative ways of working The city of Glasgow has been recognised by European development body URBACT for its support of co-operatives, including credit unions. URBACT is the European programme for tackling the challenges...


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12

Jul

ScottishPower’s new Glasgow HQ officially opened

ScottishPower’s new Glasgow headquarters have officially opened on St Vincent St. The company’s new HQ has brought together 1,650 employees previously spread across a number of separate sites in Scotland, enabling better collaboration on future technologies. The St Vincent Street building, which is the largest single-use office to be...


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Glasgow a Top 10 city in the fDi Global Cities of the Future rankings

Glasgow has received recognition in the face of competition from across the world for its achievements in attracting business...Read More

Planning permission granted for new 7.5-acre city centre neighbourhood

The investment partnership behind Get Living PLC has secured planning consent for Scotland’s largest build-to-rent (BTR) scheme to-date. The...Read More

State-of-the-art visualisation suite opens at the AFRC

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has opened a state-of-the-art digital visualisation suite at its premises...Read More

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