Plans by a marine energy device producer and RWE npower renewables to install and operate Wales's first tidal energy farm have moved a step closer.
A group of business leaders from the growing offshore wind industry have been named as heading up a task force to reduce costs in the sector.
SCOTLAND'S first commercial wavefarm could be built off the Western Isles within four years.
A SMALL Strathspey community company is planning a three-turbine windfarm which could eventually fund a range of activities in the village.
Tata Steel said today it is to invest £2million in its Hartlepool tube works and has forged a supply deal with a German manufacturer in a bid to meet demand in the offshore wind turbine jacket market.
An Orkney-based environmental consultant is hoping to expand its overseas work on the back of Scotland's lead in marine renewables.
HUNTLY residents will have the chance to view plans this month for a windfarm they would partly own.
A £1.2million training initiative has been set up to tackle skills shortages in the renewables industry.
A CONTROVERSIAL bid to build a windfarm in rural Aberdeenshire has been backed by councillors.
A PUBLIC protest against high road fuel prices in the Western Isles is being staged tomorrow.
ARGENT Energy Group, a waste-to-energy biodiesel producer, has secured a £4million funding package from the Royal Bank of Scotland and a further £2.95million from the bank's asset-financing division, Lombard, to help with its development.
SCHEMES to develop locally-owned community renewable energy projects in the north and north-east have been awarded nearly £2million in loans.
TWO Shetland boat operators, Delta Marine and Research Fishing Company (RFC), are investing more than £10million in new vessels to support a predicted increase in offshore renewable-energy contracts.
GREEN groups welcomed news yesterday of EU moves to rule tar sands as more polluting than conventional transport fuels, which they said could ban the controversial oil from Europe.
Renewables manager Rajini Sokhi discovered her love of engineering almost too late, after taking a roundabout route into the green-energy industry.
AN MSP trying to establish whether SNP ministers held talks with Donald Trump over plans to build a offshore windfarm near his luxury golf resort in Aberdeenshire has hit a brick wall.
GREEN Ocean Energy will not be the last marine power company to fail, an industry analyst has warned.
AN ABERDEEN-BASED marine-energy developer which was designing renewable technology to power offshore installations has gone under.
A WINDFARM developer yesterday denied claims that the land they want to build on could lead to a "catastrophic failure" of the turbines.
ONE of the UK's big six energy suppliers will hand shareholders a bonus potentially worth £50million - just weeks after increasing gas and electricity bills.
REPRESENTATIVES of a fuel firm which supplies the Western and Northern isles have agreed to explain their pricing structure.
THE Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) plans to take wave energy to the next level with a project to design and demonstrate a low-cost wave energy converter system.
BILLIONAIRE businessman Donald Trump has written to Alex Salmond for a second time, objecting to plans to build an offshore windfarm near his luxury golf resort.
COUNCILLORS have urged their colleagues to continue lobbying the UK Government to reveal when householders can benefit from a renewable energy scheme.
DEMAND for wood to heat homes and businesses and generate power is surging as people look for cheaper fuels.