of projects which promote sustainable economic growth.
In 2022, this included the socio-economic, tourism and recreation assessment of SSE's £500m investment in renewing the electricity supply network across Skye and Lochalsh.
We are retained on SSE's Socio-Economic Framework for all their renewable investments and developments, covering the period to 2025.
Development & Regen
In 2022, we led the business case for a sub-orbital launch facility on Benbecula, Spaceport1. MKA Economics was commissioned by Storas Uibhist to assess the economic effects of the loss of the CalMac ferry service to the Uists in June 2022. We recently supported the economic impact assessment of Aberdeen Football Club's new stadium.
MKA Economics has led a range of public policy studies, including the review of shared services in Inverclyde and West Dunbartonshire, option appraisal of employability initiatives and business cases for various City Deal and Levelling Up funding bids.