Organisers of the campaign to bring a new cancer centre to Aberdeen received an early Christmas bonus when bosses at Wood Group PSN handed over the first instalment of a £100,000 pledge.
NORTH-EAST renewable-energy consultant Jigsaw Energy said yesterday it had won three contracts worth a combined £1.4million.
Recent proposals from the Scottish Government affecting onshore and offshore windfarms are potentially set to cause financial implications for those involved in the sector.
WINDFARM protestors will stage a demonstration in Inverness next week to persuade councillors to lodge their objections to plans to build turbines on the edges of the Cairngorms National Park.
A FARMER has lost his appeal against the refusal of planning consent to put up a wind turbine beside Prince Charles' summer holiday home, the Castle of Mey.
CHANCELLOR George Osborne was asked personally to rethink his £10billion tax raid on North Sea oil and gas producers by the most powerful figures in the global industry.
PRIME Minister David Cameron has dismissed fears that his controversial veto in Brussels could make it more difficult to block EU plans to seize regulatory control of the North Sea oil and gas industry.
SCOTLAND'S 32 councils are to be given new planning advice about the siting of windfarms.
SCOTLAND could earn £2billion a year exporting electricity if energy policy was fully devolved from Westminster, according to a think-tank.
NEARLY five wind turbines would have to be built every day for the next nine years to meet the UK Government's targets for renewable energy, a new report claims.
A STABILISATION operation is under way after two North Sea oil vessels lost tension in their anchors due to storm-force winds.
RENEWABLE energy experts dismissed yesterday an incident where a wind turbine caught fire in gale-force winds as a "freak" occurrence.
SCOTTISH Government officials have been given an insight into the scale of and investment being made in renewable energy on north-east farms.
A WIND turbine burst into flames as hurricane-force winds battered parts of Scotland yesterday.
Developers of an offshore wind farm off the coast of East Anglia have hired in a new installation vessel to help reduce delays on the project.
Harbour bosses at Fraserburgh have revealed plans for a multimillion-pound wind turbines project.
Donald Trump has asked the Scottish Government to hold a public inquiry into plans to build an offshore windfarm near his Scottish resort.
A POWERFUL committee of MPs has expressed "shock" at the UK Government's decision to spend a £1billion fund which could be used to help a pioneering green energy project in the north-east.
The Ministry of Defence has objected to contentious plans for a major windfarm at a rural Buchan landmark.
A proposed offshore windfarm would be seen miles from some of the north-east's most popular vantage points, councillors heard yesterday.
A NORTH-EAST MP has called for the rest of the UK to show greater appreciation of the crucial economic role played by the North Sea oil and gas industry.
A RESEARCH analyst for one of the world's biggest financial institutions who warned about the dangers of investing in renewable-energy projects in Scotland is expected to explain his concerns to MSPs tomorrow.
PLANS to build more than 40 wind turbines in the Ross-shire hills will mar views from Ben Wyvis, upmarket Skibo Castle country club and the Dornoch Firth, a conservation charity has claimed.
THE Trump Organisation and the companies it claims are putting the Menie Estate golf resort at risk will hold face-to-face talks at a private meeting tomorrow.
OIL & Gas UK has appointed David Ripley as its the new supply chain director. He replaces Brian Kinkead and has over 25 years of varied experience in the upstream oil and gas industry.