Aggreko, the Scottish firm behind temporary power systems at sports venues and disaster zones around the world, said yesterday that trading in the first quarter had been in line with its expectations.
North-east firm Hawk Enviro said yesterday it had been taken on by wind-turbine giant Vestas Wind Systems to sell hundreds of unwanted pieces of equipment.
Offshore oil and gas decommissioning forum Decom North Sea is hosting the latest in a series of events giving supply-chain companies the opportunity to present their capabilities to potential clients as well as their peers.
US tidal power company ResHydro is to set up in Scotland.
This year's Scottish Highland Renewable Energy Conference (SHREC) is being held next week.
Field trials to test a “biocoal” for coal-fired power stations have proved a success, according to Aberdeen-based Rotawave Biocoal.
Energy giant BP has put its US windfarm operation up for sale, marking the continued retreat of big oil firms from renewable-energy investments while hydrocarbon projects offer them better returns.
It's great being proven right. I've long argued that who owns the companies that make up the energy, or indeed any other, sector is important because if you don't own it then you simply don't control it. The free market ideologues argue that it doesn't matter who owns what provided the jobs are anchored here and it's that attitude which has prevailed in the UK for the last 40 years or so.
Swansea Bay, South Wales, could become home to the world's first, purpose-built, tidal lagoon power plant and, if built as envisioned, it would be capable of generating electricity equivalent to Swansea's entire domestic consumption.
The UK's Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has given away the opportunity to design a wind turbine floating support system to US firm The Glosten Associates.
Offshore wind industry helicopter evacuation training in Germany is now being certified by a leading verification body.
In an important move for North Sea wind, Siemens Wind Power has received offshore prototype certification from GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) for testing its new six-megawatt offshore wind turbine at Dong Energy's Gunfleet Sands III demonstration project in UK waters.
It has emerged that the UK's strategically vital renewables sector will be forced to subsidise the nuclear revival, despite many critics saying that building new stations will never be economic.
Solar cells may be at the threshold of becoming dramatically more effective thanks to nanotechnology.
More and more electricity is being generated from intermittent sources of power, such as solar and wind energy.
The Highlands could be on the brink of a new job boom and the Port of Ardersier can be at the heart of it, according to the site’s boss.
UK Business Secretary Vince Cable has defended the Scottish Government’s support for an offshore wind project which is bitterly opposed by American businessman Donald Trump.
Millions of pounds from renewable energy developments could be lost to the Western Isles due to doubts over plans to instal a vital subsea cable to export the electricity.
Plans to harvest precious metals from mud and silt deep below the Pacific Ocean’s surface could lead to a business boost for Scotland’s oil and gas service sector.
A new survey claims people in the north-east are more open to having windfarms as part of their energy mix than the population in other parts of the country.
The company behind a proposed windfarm off the Aberdeen coast has announced plans to axe projects and cut 2,500 jobs.
UK Energy Minister John Hayes believes a major rethink is needed on the siting of new windfarms.
Researchers in Italy and the UK have just reviewed the economic, social and environmental impact of hydro, coal, oil, gas and nuclear power and demonstrated that the renewables option is best.
Siemens has further reinforced its commanding position in the North Sea by winning another big order for wind turbines, this time 80 units for the Butendiek project offshore Germany.
The EU wind energy sector installed 11.6 gigawatts (GW) of capacity last year, bringing the total wind power capacity to 105.6 GW, according to the latest figures issued by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).