AREVA Wind, headquartered in Hamburg, has appointed Julian Brown as director to head its UK offshore wind business. He has more than ten years experience, is a co-founder of wind consultancy BVG Associates and pioneered turbine blade manufacture on the Isle of Wight.
A PROJECT in Aberdeenshire was among the winners at the 10th Green Energy Awards in Edinburgh last night.
An offshore windfarm opposed by US billionaire Donald Trump has attracted more than 400 letters of support.
One of the key players in plans to base a pioneering green energy centre in the north-east has insisted the scheme remains on track despite doubts about a £1billion funding pot.
An Aberdeen company behind green technology which turns waste wood into a replacement for coal has signed a £12.7million-plus deal in North America.
EUROPE'S offshore wind industry could be investing £8.9billion (10.4billion euros) in turbines annually by 2020, growing to £14.5billion (17billion euros by 2030), according to the European Wind Energy Association.
Controversial plans to build wind turbines near a north-east airfield were approved yesterday - despite warnings they could put pilots' lives at risk.
OFFSHORE wind power could generate more than £7billion for the Scottish economy by the end of the decade, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said yesterday.
Oil and gas chiefs are still hopeful of new measures to offset some of the damage done by the UK Government's last Budget - despite no mention of the industry yesterday.
Plans to base the UK's first carbon capture and storage centre in the north-east are in jeopardy amid doubts over a £1billion funding pot.
Speyside residents gathered yesterday to look at plans for a biomass plant which could create more than 100 jobs.
The UK Government's decision to cut support for homeowners who instal solar panels will come under scrutiny today.
Small firms hoping to enter the wave and tidal power market have been given a boost by the Crown Estate.
INVESTMENT in marine energy is likely to step up as firms get closer to commerciality, according to banks and investment companies.
ORKNEY'S lead in marine renewables is battling a barrier over electricity grid transmission issues, according to the islands' council.
The waves thunder into the shoreline at Billia Croo on Orkney mainland's west coast.
WAVE-ENERGY firm Pelamis Wave Power is confident of signing up a new strategic partner to "take it to the next level" in less than a year.
ANTI-WINDFARM campaigners claimed yesterday that plans to build 43 turbines in Ross-shire "will forever disrupt" the lives of local residents.
AN EXHIBITION in Inverness yesterday on the proposed major offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth received a positive response, said developers.
The UK's ambitious marine energy revolution could be further boosted by support and co-operation at an international level, Energy Minister Charles Hendry said yesterday.
MSPs have criticised a decision to downgrade Aberdeen coastguard station and manage major North Sea safety operations from a base on the south coast of England.
LESSONS must be learned in the wake of the North Sea helicopter crash that left 16 people dead, MSPs said yesterday.
Marine renewables marked a milestone yesterday when the first wave power device to be sold to a utility firm celebrated a year since being grid-connected.
The prospective new operator of Dounreay will trim at least £500million off the cost of completing the decommissioning of the site, the company claimed yesterday.
A subsea electricity grid linking Scotland and Ireland has the potential to deliver "huge" rewards, says Finance Secretary John Swinney.