The four ports involved in the agreement with HIE are now working to secure tenants for their facilities.
Scottish Tory proposals to shift renewable energy policy away from onshore wind would hit jobs and economic development while driving up household energy bills, it was claimed last night.
Windfarms should be at least two kilometres away from residential areas, according to the Scottish Conservatives.
Scotland's offshore wind developers have invested about £165million in projects around the country to date, industry figures show.
Up to 40 jobs will be created at a wood-fuelled biomass plant to power an Aberdeen paper mill.
Energy Secretary Ed Davey agreed yesterday to move forward with a deal that could see the UK’s renewable energy targets being partially met by green-electricity imports from Ireland.
Energy industry training company Falck Nutec says it has become the only firm with a site with full approval to run two renewables body backed sets of courses.
A new research project aimed at improving mooring and anchoring systems in offshore wave and tidal-energy has been launched.
Aberdeen City Council has agreed to continue funding a north-east green energy company, despite fears it could breach European law.
A blue chip French naval defence and energy group has announced plans to take control of tidal energy firm OpenHydro.
A Western Isles renewable-energy manufacturing site will receive £2million of fresh investment as part of plans to draw more companies to the area.
The Queen's property manager said yesterday it was considering investing up to £20million in two tidal and wave-energy schemes to attract other investors.
The scientist who created the world's first cloned sheep has warned future generations of Scots could suffer serious food shortages unless people accept windfarms as a "necessary evil".
Subsea specialist FoundOcean is to carry out grouting work on the West Duddon Offshore wind farm.
Highland biomass heat specialist HWEnergy said yesterday it had signed an agreement with the Scottish Government to provide renewable heat for public buildings.
Subsea 7 has said it is to hand its Aberdeen-based renewables division to a Dutch heavy lifting company it half owns.
East Anglian electrical engineering firm Dabbrook has completed a contract to supply a solar power system for a new offshore oil platform in the Gulf of Suez.
Alex Salmond's SNP will not meet ambitious renewable energy targets without the benefit of Westminster subsidies, a senior MP has argued.
Wind power could supply up to 12% of global electricity by 2020, creating 1.4million new jobs and reducing CO2 emissions by more than 1.5billion tons per year, more than 5 times today's level, according to new research.
Just before Christmas, the planning application for the huge 1.2GW (gigawatt), Round Three East Anglia development off the coast of Anglia was submitted.
Fugro Atlantic has been appointed to undertake a geological and geophysical survey for the Virginia Wind Energy Area for the state of Virginia in the US.
A new wave energy test site off the souther west coast of England has had its first trial approved.
Britain is on track to meet European renewable-energy targets, according to UK Government figures out yesterday.
Donald Trump will seek to use Alex Salmond's own words to try to halt plans for a windfarm off the coast of his Scottish golf course.
Demand for access to wave and tidal test sites at the European Marine Energy Centre (Emec) has never been higher as the Orkney facility gears up for its 10th anniversary year.