Scotland's best-known hillwalker is "hopeful" the Scottish Government will agree to a ban on windfarms on the nation's remaining wild land.
Household energy bills in an independent Scotland could be three times higher than if the nation voted to stay in the UK, it was claimed yesterday.
Two international energy giants said the debate over Scotland's constitutional future is not affecting their investment plans.
When oil first arrived in Shetland in the 1970s, it brought a massive economic injection to the island economy; the likes of which many people thought they would never see again.
A crunch meeting of Shetland Charitable Trust to decide the future funding of the controversial Viking Energy windfarm will take place next week.
Talks aimed at averting strikes by fuel tanker drivers were adjourned last night and will resume this morning.
Aberdeenshire's SNP group will focus on promoting tourism and energy if they win the May 3 elections.
A wind energy firm has pledged to work with organisers of the Granite City Rally amid fears the north-east's biggest motor sport event could be blown off course.
The company that attracted accusations of bribery by giving windfarm benefits to the north's new university has highlighted the size of its cash offer.
A £20million fund aimed at developing marine energy technology in UK waters has been hailed as great opportunity for the north of Scotland.
Wind turbines which are expected to cost much less to maintain than traditional designs will be tested in Scottish waters.
The Scottish Government has backed plans for construction of the country's largest community windfarm in Shetland.
Helius Energy said its Rothes biomass processing plant was still on track and revealed yesterday it had moved into the black. The renewable-energy firm is developing the Moray project as part of a joint venture with the Combination of Rothes Distillers (CoRDe) group and said it was on schedule to start operations in the second half of this year.
Power giant Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) revealed yesterday that a planning application for a major offshore windfarm beside Tiree will be delayed by about a year.
The UK Government will officially launch a £1billion competition to develop pioneering green energy technology today amid hopes the north-east could win a slice of the funding.
The largest windfarm in the Western Isles will now go ahead after a new investor came on board for the project.
Scottish Secretary Michael Moore and Rural Affairs Minister Richard Lochhead travelled to Dounreay yesterday to witness the start of a new regime.
Business, community and union representatives have given a qualified welcome to the takeover.
A further windfarm construction ship has been ordered by Danish contractor at a cost of around $155million with delivery set for 2014.
Japanese companies Marubeni and the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) are buying UK company Seajacks International of Great Yarmouth from Riverstone Holdings.
Research work at Scottish universities has been a key driver in renewable technology development. Timothy O'Shea, Edinburgh University principal set out his views at the Scottish Renewables Annual Conference Dinner this week.
A row has broken out after Highland councillors decided not to challenge the Scottish Government's consent for a controversial windfarm south of Inverness.
Scotland will not have the skilled workforce it needs to meet renewable-energy targets for 2020 unless changes are made, education experts said yesterday.
The inventor of the Pelamis wave-energy device, Richard Yemm, was honoured last night for his outstanding contribution to the development of Scotland's marine-renewables sector.
More than 11,000 people already work in Scotland's renewable-energy industry, according to a study published today.