AREG has become a key catalyst in helping to develop the local economy.
Aberdeen's world-class energy expertise has for a decade been recognised as a crucial driving force towards helping Scotland meet its renewable energy targets.
The EOWDC's location in Aberdeen's near-shore waters has been carefully chosen with input from a range of aviation and marine stakeholders, and following more than six years of extensive investigation, public engagement and analysis.
Ms McCorkindale underpinned the importance of the EOWDC for Aberdeen City and Shire's economy, saying: "It's a significant opportunity to build on what has already been achieved.
A Highland MSP has claimed planning rules are heavily stacked against opponents of on-shore windfarms.
The price of petrol has broken the 140p-a-litre barrier for the first time, it was announced last night.
About 800 jobs could be created in Scotland's renewable-energy industry, thanks to £125million of investment to build blades for wind turbines in UK waters, manufacturer Gamesa said yesterday.
Plans for a £100million business park for Aberdeen took a major step forward yesterday.
North and north-east entrepreneurs were among business leaders celebrating last night at the Institute of Directors (IoD) Scotland Director of the Year Awards.
Highland firm Weldex (International) Offshore said yesterday it was looking to add about 20 people to its 140-strong workforce this year.
If the recent good weather has left you thinking about a move abroad, a trip to the Energy, Mining & Engineering International Jobs Expo in Aberdeen next week could be worthwhile.
Wind turbines can be positive for wildlife and aesthetically pleasing, according to the body responsible for Scotland's nature and landscape.
Decommissioning industry body Decom North Sea has welcomed Chancellor George Osborne's 2012 Budget saying it would bring new jobs and investment.
As part of a stimulus package for investment in energy, Chancellor George Osborne said today the new Green Investment Bank would make its first set of green investments in April 2012.
BP could be facing a rocky annual meeting after shareholder advisory group Pirc urged investors to oppose its latest remuneration report.
Oil and gas service firm Petrofac has teamed up with energy network operator National Grid and a US energy company to put forward plans for a Scottish coal-fired power plant with carbon-capture and storage (CCS).
US billionaire Donald Trump will give evidence to a Scottish Parliament inquiry into renewable energy next month.
Swedish utility Vattenfall said today it would develop a wave energy project offshore Orkney with the European Marine Energy Centre (Emec).
Active Sustainable Energy Systems said yesterday it had landed contracts worth nearly £4million.
A windfarm developer has defended his bid to build turbines in a Highland community which feels it is becoming "totally surrounded" by a ring of steel.
Orkney's European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is looking to expand after filling its last remaining berth, it said today.
More cash is needed to help commercialise wave and tidal power or jobs and expertise or other country's could steal Scotland's lead in the fledgling industry, according to a report published today.
Orkney's European Marine Energy Centre has leased out its last available test berth after Swedish utility Vattenfall signed up to test a wave energy device.
A Ross-shire community has come out fighting against proposals for two new windfarms, claiming they would leave them "totally surrounded" by a ring of steel.
The cream of the UK energy industry is gathering in Aberdeen tonight for the pinnacle of its awards calendar, recognising excellence, innovation and achievement across the oil and gas and renewables sectors.