SHETLAND Islands Council has backed calls for Scotland to get a share of North Sea oil revenues.
SCOTLAND must be able to export electricity generated from renewable sources if the Continent is to achieve long-term energy goals, according to a senior European Commission official.
THE government faced an accusation last night that Scotland's renewable energy policy was "in shreds".
Engineers yesterday urged the Scottish Government to set up a £40million fund to help launch marine energy projects.
THE pot of money set aside to support wave and tidal energy projects in Scotland has run dry, Labour claimed last night.
A political row erupted yesterday after official figures showed Scotland would have a budget surplus of more than £800million if it had a "geographical share" of North Sea oil revenues.
Alex Salmond has called for more incentives to encourage oil and gas production off the Scottish coast.
Motorists across Scotland ignored pleas not to panic-buy fuel yesterday as offshore operators warned the closure of the country's only oil refinery would cost the economy £50million a day.