A major marine energy developer is forging links with Scrabster Harbour Trust in what is the first formal sign of the port's involvement in the fledgling industry.
A tidal power device designed by engineering group Rolls-Royce has become the first to supply more than 100 megawatt (MW) hours of electricity to the national grid.
SHETLAND'S own renewable energy exhibition and conference, Dynamic Shetland, takes place next month.
VESTAS and DONG Energy have agreed to trial the V164-7.0 MW wind turbine offshore Frederikshavn, Denmark. This will be a dedicated offshore machine developed specifically for the harsh conditions at sea.
The UK Government is set to announce plans to reduce subsidies for household solar electricity this week -- with fears the payments could be slashed by half.
Jack-up vessel firm Seajacks has started work on a new 22,000 sq ft headquarters next to Great Yarmouth's Outer Harbour in East Anglia.
A SCOTTISH MEP last night said that windfarms are the modern equivalent of national follies but with less practical benefit.
INVESTORS in Scottish green energy can have more confidence in the future of the sector, thanks to a new group set up to accelerate the planning process for new projects, according to leading firms in the industry.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said yesterday that the UK Government hopes to introduce further tax relief for the oil and gas industry in next year's Budget.
Lease agreements have now been awarded for five more offshore windfarm sites in Scottish waters.
All households which instal solar electricity panels must meet minimum energy efficiency standards to benefit from subsidies, the UK Government said yesterday.
DEJA vu for Scotland as UK ETI launches floating turbines technology call
AN ENERGY company has withdrawn its application to build a 29-turbine windfarm on a site important for a threatened bird of prey.
CAMPAIGNERS against a windfarm on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park will take their protests to the doorstep of Highland Council next week.
Work is due to begin next month to construct a £100million store for low-level radioactive waste from a former nuclear power station.
Sir Ian Wood has spoken about the work of his family trust in Africa - and how he felt compelled to help those less fortunate after being part of a "lucky generation" to have benefited from North Sea oil and gas.
UK Energy Secretary Chris Huhne and Norwegian energy minister Ola Borten Moe have signed an agreement to cooperate further on renewables, oil and gas and carbon capture and storage.
The first single wind turbine in Easter Ross was yesterday narrowly given the go-ahead by Highland councillors despite attracting more than 70 objections from neighbouring residents.
Hundreds of jobs could be created in the renewable-energy industry in the coming months after a survey revealed more than 80% of firms in the industry planned to add to their workforce.
ENERGY Minister Fergus Ewing yesterday outlined his support for small-scale biomass plants before a meeting with timber industry representatives in the north today.
WAVE and tidal projects in Orkney waters are to benefit from an £18million boost.
A NEW map has revealed the full scale of the windfarms explosion across the north and north-east - and led to calls for a moratorium on any more turbine projects.
THE Highlands and islands have more than their fair share of tidal-energy resources. Highlands and Islands Enterprise said the Pentland Firth strategic area alone hosted six of the top 10 tidal-energy sites in the UK.
TIDAL energy projects in Scotland received a boost today after the Scottish Government announced plans to increase the financial support they could get.
THE UK Government has given a clear signal that the north-east is the front runner in the race for up to £1billion of funding for a pioneering green energy project.