Aberdeen's place at the heart of the renewables industry was underlined by leading industry figures yesterday at a standing-room-only opening of All-Energy.
A new survey has found that noise rather than appearance is what puts people off wind turbines.
Aubin, a supplier of specialist chemicals to the energy industry, has launched a new installation system for the renewables market at All-Energy.
Service firm Dawson Energy said yesterday it has started work on an estimated £3million contract on the London Array offshore windfarm.
Senior representatives of the UK oil and gas industry held talks with the Scottish and UK energy ministers in Aberdeen yesterday.
Scotland's wave and tidal industry was yesterday given a double boost.
Aberdeen-based management system firm BusinessPort announced yesterday at All-Energy a contract worth hundreds of thousands of pounds with Technip's offshore-wind unit.
Research into how carbon captured from power stations could be used to increase oil recovery from the North Sea is expected to be given a £200,0000 boost today.
More than 8,000 people are expected to descend on Aberdeen today and tomorrow for this year's All-Energy show.
Aberdeen-based Hydro Group has picked up £1million in funding to research subsea equipment for the offshore renewables industry.
Details of a new £9.5million wave and tidal test centre in Edinburgh are on show in Aberdeen today at the All-Energy exhibition.
Aberdeen-based health and safety training firm Falck Nutec said yesterday it had become the first company to receive accreditation for two RenewableUK courses.
Annual spending on the offshore wind is expected to more than treble to more than £10billion by 2016, delegates at All-Energy are to be told today.
Onshore windfarms have become a popular means of income generation for landowners who, in addition to reducing their own electricity bills, may receive money for electricity sent to the grid or rental payments from electricity providers in respect of the turbines.
Peterhead-based Maritime Developments is looking to build on its success in the North Sea market by moving into renewables.
Offshore industry body Decom North Sea (DNS) is urging firms in the renewables sector to plan for future decommissioning.
The start of second generation wave and tidal device testing will bring a new 360 degrees tank testing facility in Edinburgh into its own, it is hoped.
Aberdeen is gearing up for yet another bumper All-Energy exhibition and conference with expectations it will again break its own records.
Aberdeen hotels are close to capacity for this year's All-Energy, adding to an already buoyant market, hoteliers in the city say.
There was another huge turnout for the world's top oil and gas show, which drew to a close in Houston in the US yesterday.
I came here with a relatively clear diary and an ambition of visiting the show for a few hours every day and going to a variety of cocktail parties and dinners in the evenings. But it hasn't worked out that way - it never does! This year my schedule has filled up even more quickly than it has in the past, and virtually all of my time is spent in meetings at our Huston downtown headquarters and at breakfasts, lunches and dinners with clients and contacts. (note to self - must start the diet and go to the gym when home next week!).
Fast-expanding north-east oil service company Bowtech Products is exhibiting at OTC for the first time.
The Houston branch of an Aberdeen-based subsea service company has moved into a new office double the size of its previous premises.
Law firm Pinsent Masons said at OTC yesterday that it had appointed Bob Ruddiman as global head of energy and natural resources.
Most oil and gas professionals believe operators should be liable for the risks associated with their exploration and production activity.