The Scottish Government has unveiled its new cabinet secretary in charge of overseeing energy and net zero policy. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has opted to widen the remit of existing Transport Secretary Michael Matheson to include responsibility for oil and gas and energy transition. His new title will be Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport. The MSP for Falkirk West will be in charge of coordinating Holyrood’s net zero policy, encompassing transport, environmental protection, energy and COP26 delivery.
Energy Voice 19th May 2021 read more »