A PhD researcher at UHI says that tidal turbulence may pose a risk to the siting and operation of tidal energy devices in Scotland's Pentland Firth.
Wind energy can make a significant contribution to electricity supply in the UK . . . up to about 20% of consumption by 2020 based on current estimates according to new research.
Greater consensus and collaboration across the public and private sectors is vital in order to tackle the main technology challenges facing the UK offshore renewable energy industry and ensure the UK maintains its competitive edge in a rapidly developing global market.
Since co-founding Rovop in 2011, managing director Steven Gray has driven forward what has become a rather neat, highly successful subsea specialist with feet planted in both the offshore oil and gas and maritime renewables camps.
The organisers of the annual All-Energy green power conference are to hold a pre-event briefing for firms planning to attend.
The UK's largest renewable-energy show finished yesterday at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, with attendance expected to break last year's record number of more than 8,000 people.
As All-Energy 2013 draws to a close, we speak to four leading figures in the renewable energy sector about what the event means to the north of Scotland.
The Crown Estate unveiled plans at All-Energy 2013 to lease further wave and tidal sites in an effort to encourage and accelerate technology devleopment. Head of new energy and technology Mark Simpson tells Energy Voice what CE’s plans entail. Watch our interview on the player below.
Mobile app designers Linknode demonstrate their new programme for visually assessing the impact of planned wind turbines at the 2013 All-Energy conference. Watch the video below:
Simon Carter, Head of Renewable Energy at UK Trade and Investment, talks about the role UKTI plays in bringing domestic and international firms together for talks at the All-Energy 2013 conference. Watch the interview on our video player below.
Oilfield engineering consultancy Optimus has turned its hand to the renewable sector by developing a dynamic analysis model to test the durability of offshore wind farms.
Four of Scotland’s largest renewable firms said today they had teamed up with the Scottish Government and environmental organisations to better understand the effect of wind turbines on the bird population in Scotland.
Energy Secretary Ed Davey said yesterday £29billion worth of investment had been announced for spending on UK renewable energy projects since 2010.
The Edinburgh-based Green Investment Bank (GIB) will be involved in a £10million investment into biomass boiler firm Roundwood.
A renewable-energy leader yesterday stressed the importance of accurately valuing projects to ensure investor confidence.
Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said yesterday at All-Energy 2013 that the next step for renewables would depend on the UK Government's plan for energy reform.
Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing used All-Energy to relaunch the Scottish Government's £18million marine renewables commercialisation fund (MRCF) to only support wavepower projects across the country.
Rob Cormie talks about the Green Investment Bank’s involvement in the renewables energy sector. Watch the video on our player below.
Rolling updates throughout the conference from our team at All-Energy 2013
UK Energy Minister Ed Davey speaks at All Energy 2013 on how independence may impact on the renewable energy sector in the UK and Scotland. Watch the video on our player below.
Lady Susan Rice, managing director at Lloyds Banking Group Scotland, talks about the role of the banking sector in supporting Scotland's renewable energy.
A new offshore wind institute will be launched today by three Scottish universities to help develop the sector in the North Sea.
Everyone agrees that the resource base is huge, but which technologies can be made to generate cost competitive power? Jeremy Cresswell reports.
All-Energy is providing a showcase for renewable energy firms from across the north and north-east.
Yes, so much to choose from, and when you look at the full conference programme in the show catalogue you will see the quality of the 320+ speakers who will be taking part.