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A MAJOR Spanish wind farm manufacturer is to create 800 permanent jobs in Scotland in a highly ambitious renewable energy investment package worth £125 million. 1 Comment
SCOTLAND’S electricity will come solely from renewable energy by 2020, leading to reductions in households’ bills, a new government report has claimed. 28 Comments
ENERGY regulator Ofgem is poised to hand the Scottish renewables sector a substantial benefit by lowering the cost of transmitting the power generated from wind and wave technology. 2 Comments
LEITH’S future role at the centre of renewable energy development and Edinburgh’s chances of hosting the Green Investment Bank have been given a major boost by a compromise deal ending a cash wrangle between Westminster and Holyrood. 2 Comments
AN EXTRA £100 million will be made available to support green energy projects in Scotland after a deal was stuck between Holyrood and Westminster. 1 Comment
THE First Minister has welcomed a multi-million-pound deal to buy a Scottish fabrication facility in a move that saves 60 jobs and could create another 200.
AN energy boss has offered hard-pressed Scottish consumers hope that any rise in next year’s bills will be kept to a minimum.
TWO major energy firms are to work together in a bid to develop carbon capture and storage technology in Aberdeenshire.
A FIRST licence for the controversial gas drilling technique known as fracking has been granted in Scotland – with more likely to follow. 2 Comments
TRADE body Scottish Renewables has warned that businesses are “missing out” on chances to make money from alternative energy.
The Scotland Office has accused an environmental charity and the SNP of “irresponsible scaremongering” over their criticism of a decision to withdraw funding for two emergency tugs.
QUESTIONS have been raised over the use of £1 million of public money to help fund a route to be used to access a wind farm.
VENTURE capitalist Jon Moulton has delivered a blow to Scotland's green energy plans, saying he will not invest any of a £200m infrastructure fund in this country because of high grid connection costs.
Six wind farms were given six-figure payments to switch off their turbines because the Scottish grid network could not absorb all the energy being produced.
A TEAM of engineers have developed a turbine which they claim will produce the world's first domestically affordable electricity from tidal energy within a year.
RENEWABLES will overtake oil, gas and coal as the world's main energy source by 2025, according to a new survey of operators.
THE history of renewable electricity targets in Scotland is instructive in considering how credible the current crop of manifesto promises are.
A STRATHCLYDE University spin-out company has developed a marine technology device, which it claims will produce the world's first domestically affordable electricity from a tidal source within the next year.