An independent Scotland could set up an oil fund almost immediately, according to the SNP government’s economic advisers.
The group of economic experts recommend setting up two oil funds to keep the money flowing when revenues fall.
MSPs united over the need to improve helicopter safety but not over how to achieve it yesterday.
A refusal by the Scottish Government to commit to speeding up the fatal accident inquiry (FAI) system was greeted with dismay yesterday.
The head of a leading marine energy firm has argued that renewable projects on Scottish islands are rendered “uneconomic” by UK Government energy policies.
The north of Scotland is set to cash in on the largest tidal power project in Europe, it was claimed last night.
Exclusive: Scotland's top law officer says the families of last month’s offshore helicopter crash victims must not face a long drawn-out wait for answers.
The Lord Advocate defended the timescale for a fatal accident inquiry into the Super Puma crash which left 16 people dead in 2009.
Exclusive: The Trump Organisation is ready to use the courts to block a key part of a controversial offshore wind development.
THE Scottish Government’s wind-power drive was claimed to be in tatters today as it was revealed SNP targets for electricity generation and jobs will not be met.
Renewable energy opponents and experts said Audit Scotland had shone a spotlight on the flaws in government policy.
A major project has been launched on the impact of wind turbines on bird populations.
A public-sector union has called for a radical overhaul of the fatal accident inquiry (FAI) system to be fast-tracked through the Scottish Parliament.
The publisher of an international helicopter magazine has defended the Super Puma, which was involved in the Shetland tragedy.
A North Sea pilot reported a near miss when a mystery helicopter passed under his aircraft.
Money poured into wind power will one day be almost the same as the banking crisis, a Scottish MEP claimed last night.
SNP ministers have been accused of trying to hide an “error” in a major document which inflated Scottish oil and gas jobs figures.
Exclusive: Government plans to generate all of Scotland's electricity from renewables have been blown off course - by the summer heatwave.
The second largest offshore windfarm in the world was opened of the Suffolk coast by Energy and Business Minister Michael today.
A new strike price will make the UK renewable market one of the most attractive for investors, according to Ed Davey - but industry figures have given the proposals a lukewarm reaction.
The European Commission is to provide 27million euros to improve the renewable energy policy and use in Nigeria.
A wave energy device being tested in Orkney has managed the highest sustained output in the world amid bad storm conditions, its manufacturer has revealed.
A new government scheme to install free charging point for electric vehicles is underway across Scotland.
Communities across Scotland are now receiving £5million a year from windfarm operators.
The European Union is looking to increase the use of biofuels but only after setting up mechanisms to ensure they do not increase greenhouse gases.