AMBITIOUS plans to build a major windfarm on the slopes of a popular north-east hill have been revised following fears it could impact on Scotland's only white horse monument.
Japanese firm Marubeni Corporation said today it believed offshore wind was a "tremendous growth opportunity" after agreeing to take a 49% stake in Dong Energy's Gunfleet Sands offshore windfarm.
PLANS for a proposed new windfarm in central Caithness are to go on public display for the first time next week.
THE owners of a Mearns windfarm have revised their expansion plans following consultation with the community.
PROPOSALS to build two wind turbines near a controversial windfarm in Aberdeenshire will go before councillors again next week.
A WELSH company that majors on windfarm construction is opening an office in Inverness, following a raft of new contracts in the renewables sector.
WORK has started on the construction of six industrial units for the renewable-energy sector in Orkney.
A SERIES of public meetings to discuss controversial plans for a £200million windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen will get under way next week.
THE future commerciality of the marine energy industry is being put under the spotlight by a group of MBA oil and gas students at Aberdeen Business School.
DEVELOPERS behind a nine-turbine windfarm scheme for Donside will put plans on display at two public exhibitions in September.
RENEWABLE-ENERGY firms in the north-east are confident about their prospects and ready to grow, a survey of the industry has revealed.
THE European offshore wind market could offer huge opportunities to firms in the UK but issues over financing will dictate how fast it takes off, an event in Aberdeen was told last night.
GLOBAL renewable-energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power yesterday announced the signing of an agreement for lease with the Crown Estate for its 450-megawatt Neart na Gaoithe project.
A CONSULTANT for the Cairngorm National Park Authority told the Dava Moor windfarms inquiry yesterday that turbines would be visible from some of the most "iconic and sensitive" high ground in Scotland.
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.