An energy giant was paid nearly £600,000 in less than a month - to turn off its windfarm and not produce any electricity.
Councillors about to decide on another major Highland windfarm have received letters from the developer and a leading objector, both hoping to influence the decision.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has applauded the global pact to fight climate change that was adopted by nearly 200 nations in Paris.
It took years of careful planning by the United Nations and the 195 countries involved to reach the historic deal on climate change agreed in Paris on Saturday.
The deal struck at United Nations climate talks requires an overhaul of historic proportions for energy policies worldwide and a huge investment in cleaning up the pollution now damaging the Earth’s atmosphere.
Envoys from more than 195 nations are poised to adopt the most sweeping deal on global warming ever, extending limits on fossil-fuel pollution to developing nations for the first time.
Construction work has begun on Scotland’s largest solar park project, New Mains of Guynd, following a £10million investment.
Amec Foster Wheeler has won a contract to design and supply two heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) for the 615 megwatt combined cycle power plant in Mexico.
US presidential candidate Donald Trump is waiting for a ruling on the latest round of his legal fight against an offshore wind farm project near his Scottish golf resort.
Researchers are developing software to dramatically cut maintenance costs for offshore wind turbines. With tough North Sea conditions, a large percentage of lifetime outgoings for offshore windfarms are associated with maintenance.
Renewables are beating fossil fuels on cost in island nations from the Pacific to the Caribbean, where governments are seeking to limit their exposure to volatile market prices. “We’re so far-flung from the sources of fossil fuels that by the time they reach us, with all the shipping, you pay a substantial cost,” said Tommy Remengesau, the president of Palau, whose nation is located almost 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of the Philippines in the Pacific Ocean. “It’s an economic advantage for us to go for renewables.”
Solar power product manufacturer JA Solar has won a contract to supply 100MW of photovoltaic (PV) modules to one of three ground-mounted solar power facilities in Zimbabwe.
Atlantis Resources chief executive Tim Cornelius said 2015 has been a "transformational year" with the company's flagship tidal Meygen project approaching commercial power production.
APR Energy has signed extensions of its power generation contracts in Iraq and Angola.
Gas to liquids developer Velocys has appointed UK financier Ross Allonby as a non-executive director.
German engineering giant Siemens will supply five turbines for the world’s largest floating wind energy project off the coast of Peterhead. Siemens helped Statoil prove the concept at the first full-scale floating wind project, Hywind Demo, off the coast of Norway six years ago.
GCube has signed a deal with Xcel Energy for a 200MW wind energy project in North Dakota. The company, which acts as an underwriter for renewable energy initiatives, will be providing insurance for all construction risks. The development in Courtenay, North Dakota, forms part of plans to expand its wind portfolio by around 40% and is expected to add a further 1.9GW of wind throughout their service territory over the next few years.
An Aberdeen scientist says "swift and aggressive cuts" in greenhouse gas emissions are needed now to tackle climate change.
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has warned that all countries will need to make compromises as the high level part of crucial United Nations climate talks get under way.
High winds that have battered Scotland this winter have pushed its turbine power output up by two-fifths - providing more than enough electricity to fuel every domestic property, an environment charity has found.
Wave Energy firm, Aquamarine Power, has left a string a debts totalling £11million, after failing to attract a buy-out.
Ministers from countries around the world are set to arrive in Paris for the final week of UN climate talks which have so far produced a draft text and a greater sense of optimism than previous meetings.
Nicola Sturgeon will hail the achievement of cutting Scotland’s greenhouse gasses by almost two-fifths in Paris this week.
Renewable-energy developers are increasingly selling wind power straight to the users, tapping a new customer base as some traditional utility buyers are backing away.
Operators are extending life of nuclear reactors by learning lessons from aerospace and defence sectors, according to an an industry expert.