Anas Sarwar, leader of Scottish Labour, has announced his party’s optimistic energy strategy which promises lower utility bills, job generation, and boosts the renewable energy capabilities in the North East and across all of Scotland.

He expressed these plans as a key part of a fair transition for Scotland’s North East ahead of a scheduled visit to Aberdeen.

The leader emphasized that this strategic shift would solidify the North East’s role as a significant energetic force for future generations.

The proposition, he added, is fundamentally about “providing the renewable energy infrastructure crucial for our future.”

The head of Scottish Labour argued: “This forthcoming election presents an excellent opportunity to implement the change that Scotland necessitates.

“Labour’s ambitious energy strategy would position Scotland at the global frontline in the transition to sustainable energy.

He added: “Such a transition needs a global leader –with Labour at the helm, Scotland could occupy that position.

“Our proposed strategy promises to generate approximately 69,000 jobs across Scotland, reduce utility bills for Scots, funded by capitalizing on the surpluses of oil and gas behemoths.

“While SNP grapples with energy issues, we, the Labour Party, retain clarity— oil and gas will continue to form part of our energy blueprint for the approaching decades and a Labour government will fund and create the renewable energy infrastructure required for our shared future.

“A Labour government, spearheaded by Scottish Labour MPs, would endeavour to reduce utility bills, create jobs, and ensure energy security.

“It’s high time we seized the opportunity for change, and undertake this task collectively.”

Labour has reaffirmed its commitment to launching a public energy company christened ‘GB Energy’ if victorious at the general election.

Projections indicate GB Energy could create 53,000 new clean energy jobs in Scotland.

This employment boost will be possible by increasing investment in potential world-leading energy technologies from Scotland.

The party’s proposed Green Prosperity Plan, Labour explains, will be partially funded by a substantive windfall tax on the substantial profits of oil and gas heavyweights.

However, the SNP has expressed their opposition to this windfall tax, fearing the potential impact it could have on jobs in the north-east of Glasgow.