ENERGY regulator Ofgem has stepped up its investigation into the big six energy suppliers by appointing a specialist team of accountants to investigate how they calculate their profits.
ENERGY service group 3Sun is looking to expand its Scottish and European operations after opening offices in Aberdeenshire and Norway.
PLANS for a controversial £200million windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen will come under public scrutiny later this month.
MORE should be done to allow businesses specialising in creating energy from waste to contribute to meeting Scotland's low-carbon targets, according to a European legal expert on the sector.
SCOTLAND'S first grid-connected, commercial-scale tidal turbine, has been installed off Orkney.
RESIDENTS living near a community wind turbine in Aberdeenshire are being urged to have their say on how profits will be used.
HUGE turbine blades for a north-east windfarm project arrived at Aberdeen harbour yesterday.
BILLIONAIRE Donald Trump claimed last night that Scotland's coastline will be "forever ruined" if a £200million windfarm is built next to his north-east golf resort.
SCOTLAND'S first grid-connected, commercial-scale tidal turbine has been installed off Orkney.
CHINA'S grip on the wind turbine market is growing so fast that Sinovel has climbed to second place in the global manufacturers league table.
SUMMER sunlight 24-hours a day will help power a specialist Antarctic survey team's operations.
TECHFEST is hitting Aberdeen next week, offering a feast of science and technology for children young and old.
SCOTTISH company Dron and Dickson (D&D) plans to expand into the renewable energy market after receiving £6million of funding, according to reports.
PLANS have been tabled for a £200million windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen which could help turn the north-east into a global leader in the renewable energy industry.
Marine-power firm Trident Energy is to be given a £220,000 grant by Scottish Enterprise (SE) to help it to develop technology to harness wave and tidal energy.
Infotechnics, a provider of integrated software services to the oil and gas, power and utility industries, said yesterday it had won a £100,000 contract with Slovakian company Slovnaft.
Aberdeen-based Maritime Assurance and Consulting (MAC) said yesterday it had moved into the renewables sector after winning a contract with wave-energy specialist AWS Ocean Energy.
The north-east's renewables credentials were given a boost yesterday as engineering and construction group Technip launched its new offshore windpower division and signed an agreement with Iberdrola.
NEARLY two-thirds of Scots are interested in switching to renewable energy - but consider cost a major barrier.
ABERDEEN Renewable Energy Group has attracted another 10 new members in two months.
Energy company Centrica reported a large drop in profits yesterday amid a continuing furore over rising electricity and gas bills.
A HIGHLAND marine energy firm aims to carry on with what is claimed to be one of the world's largest wave projects after losing the backing of German company RWE.
THE expanding interest in renewable energy took another step this week with Inverurie-based Rural Development Initiatives being appointed to provide support for those interested in the use of wood as fuel.
NATIONAL Grid said its efficiency programme in the US was on target to save £122million by March.
Power utility Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) said yesterday that electricity production at the troubled Glendoe hydro station could restart in the first half of next year.