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A SCOTTISH power station is expected to be given a share of tens of millions of pounds of government funding next week to develop technology for catching and storing carbon dioxide emissions.
ENERGY industry watchdog Ofgem has scrapped plans to increase charges faced by Scottish power companies to access the electricity grid.
A RISE in ScottishPower's full-year profits to £1.3 billion was yesterday branded indefensible as people struggled to afford to heat their homes despite falling wholesale prices.
BRITAIN sits on the cusp of a new chapter for the North Sea as it develops technology to clean up power station emissions, according to the boss of ScottishPower.
SCOTTISHPOWER is claiming a major breakthrough in the race to make coal-fired power stations cleaner, cutting the energy required to remove carbon from emissions by a third.
SCOTTISHPOWER has moved a step closer to winning £1 billion of government aid after German energy giant E.ON hinted that it will struggle to meet the deadline to build Britain's first clean coal plant.
IBERDROLA, the Spanish owner of ScottishPower, has blamed the sharpest fall in demand for electricity in 40 years for a 23 per cent fall in its first-half profits.
OUTSIDE the air-conditioned comfort of the Guggenheim, the temperature in Bilbao is soaring to a very pleasant, if slightly unseasonable, 27°C but the sunlight bouncing off the silver curves of the Frank Gehry-designed building seems to make things even hotter.
HIGHER electricity bills will be the price people have to pay for the massive investment needed to equip Scotland with a modern low-carbon electricity generation and transmission system, Ignacio Galán, chairman and chief executive of Iberdrola, the Spanish owners of ScottishPower, signalled yesterday.
SCOTTISHPOWER has unveiled plans for a new gas-fired power station in Kent, capable of supplying electricity to more than 1.5 million homes.
TWO high-profile Scots have been appointed to the board of ScottishPower.
ENTREPRENEUR Sir Tom Farmer has been appointed to the board of ScottishPower as its Spanish parent company, Iberdrola, moves to strengthen its position in Scotland.
THE energy supplier ScottishPower yesterday became the latest company to cut gas and electricity prices.
Energy supplier Scottish Power today became the latest firm to cut gas and electricity prices.
SCOTTISHPOWER contributed 23 per cent of Iberdrola's operating profit in 2008, the Spanish energy giant said yesterday, as it reported a net profit of 2.86 billion (£2.53bn), a rise of 21.3 per cent.
SCOTTISHPower owner Iberdrola yesterday raised nearly £700 million on the UK bond market. It said the move was designed to "optimise its liquidity levels for 2009 and adapt to future needs".
IBERDROLA yesterday praised the performance of is ScottishPower subsidiary as it reported a net profit of 2.48 billion (£1.97bn) in the first three quarters of the year, but warned it may cut back investment.
CONSUMERS are being warned to brace themselves for another punishing round of price increases by energy companies.