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Fears raised over scale of wind farm

A public inquiry into plans for a 39-turbine wind farm in a Highland mountain range has heard it could ultimately lead to a “complex larger than the city of Dundee” being built on a “once tranquil plateau”.

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SSE boss calls for more investment

The boss of renewables-focused energy firm SSE has urged the Scottish supply chain to invest more if it wants to secure a bigger share of wind farm work.

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Port looks to land energy jobs boost

Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) aims to be at the heart of a jobs bonanza after signing a “letter of intent” to bring new renewable energy work to the north.

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Targeting floating offshore wind growth

The recent announcement by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his plans to drive renewable growth and make the country a world leader in offshore wind may be a turning point for the UK in seizing the opportunity to lead a low-carbon transition.

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Continuing development of decommissioning at Lerwick

A series of significant milestones - shaping the next generation of deep-water infrastructure developments at Lerwick Harbour - are expanding capability and competitiveness for the offshore decommissioning and renewables industries.

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UK renewable energy capacity set to double by 2026, when offshore wind will overtake onshore

The UK’s ambitious goal to double its renewable energy capacity by 2030 will be achieved already by 2026, a Rystad Energy analysis shows, spurred by a wave of mostly wind power investments. Total installed capacity of solar and wind power plants will climb to 64 gigawatt (GW) in 2026 from close to 33 GW today, with offshore wind taking over the throne as the country’s biggest green energy source.

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Unions urge Sturgeon not to give up on BiFab

Trade union leaders have urged Nicola Sturgeon not to give up on Scottish manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) as it “teeters on the brink of collapse”.