Key figures in the pro-union camp claimed Sir Ian Wood’s comments had “fatally undermined” the case for independence.
Almost a fifth of Scotland has been put off limits for new wind farm developments.
Campaigners in the Highlands are urging doctors to join the fight against wind farms.
Anti-wind farm campaigners have claimed people’s health is threatened by the “march of the turbines”.
Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has slammed the bareboat charter tax as “bad” for taxpayers and the oil industry.
Suggestions that wind turbines may have been to blame for a blackout that hit large parts of the Highlands and islands were dismissed at Holyrood yesterday.
The Scottish Government has allocated a further £4million to a scheme to help households generate their own green energy.
The green energy industry has warned thousands of jobs could be lost amid fears the UK Government wants to reduce subsidies.
Alex Salmond has been accused of “betraying” Aberdeen over plans to split the energy department of an independent Scotland between the city and Glasgow.
A petition signed by more than 3,000 offshore workers urging MSPs to help restore “shattered confidence” in helicopter safety will be handed over at the Scottish Parliament today.
The Liberal Democrats’ former Scottish leader has claimed independence would threaten Aberdeen’s position as the oil capital of Europe.
Opportunities that north-east pupils have to learn about careers in the oil and gas industry must be extended across Scotland, according to the Youth Employment Minister Angela Constance.
Labour MSP Richard Baker says oil and gas will be milked to pay for “uncosted” proposals in the white paper on independence.
The SNP’s plans for green energy under independence have received a boost by five academics.
Pressure is building on Scottish ministers to do more to promote the oil and gas industry as a career choice within schools.
Consumers south of the border will continue to pay towards renewable energy development in Scotland, according to the SNP.
The Scottish Government has promised a “stable and predictable” fiscal regime for the North Sea with no plans to increase taxes on the oil industry.
Exclusive: Scottish oil and gas exports to the rest of the UK and international markets were worth an estimated £30billion last year, according to a new report.
More than 4,000 jobs and £1billion of investment would be lost to the north-east economy if Donald Trump pulls the plug on his golf resort plans, a court heard yesterday.
Lawyers for Donald Trump have claimed the Scottish Government showed “bias” and acted unlawfully when it approved an offshore turbines scheme on the north-east coast.
An energy price freeze would save Scotland £500million, Ed Miliband claimed yesterday.
Alex Salmond warned of blackouts this winter when he was challenged to back a freeze in energy bills.
Independence threatens a ground-breaking environmental project and the prospect of up to 1,000 jobs in the north-east, opponents have claimed.
Approved renewable energy projects with the potential to double Scotland’s wind power capacity are under threat following a legal ruling, according to legal experts.
A court ruling to block a huge windfarm in Shetland has driven a “coach and horses” through the planning system, it was claimed last night.