There has been a general uptick in the number of students applying to degree programmes at Aberdeen University revolving around renewable energy.
Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG)
It will come as no surprise to readers when I say we are in the midst of a cost-of-living crisis.
In the wake of COP26 in November last year, the need for a skilled and well-trained workforce to deliver the transition to renewable energy has been recognised globally.
Reach back 20 years and there was much excitement about the idea that renewables would kick open the doorway to distributed energy; the notion that power generation would be somehow spread equitably throughout the land and be friendly.
As AREG approaches its 20th anniversary supporting renewable energy projects and supply chain members transition from oil and gas to the renewable energy sector, there has been an increasing sense of urgency around climate change and the need to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, as well as widespread government and community interest around COP26 in November.
One of the world’s largest airlines has become a member of an Aberdeen-based energy transition organisation.
A prominent north-east offshore wind farm made millions of pounds last year in spite of the impact of Covid-19.
Ambitious plans are in the offing that could pave the way for the creation of a hydrogen economy in the north and north-east of Scotland.
A communications advisor at Shell has been named as the new CEO of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG).
A north-east renewables body is calling on Scotland’s new government to make the sector a top priority ahead of crunch climate talks later this year.
The head of the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group is confident Westminster’s “green industrial revolution” pledge will create opportunities for the city to demonstrate its expertise.
Recent press coverage of BP’s partnership with Aberdeen, where BP will become the planning and technical adviser on the “net zero vision” for Aberdeen 2045, together with the AREG chairwomen’s EV article on 'A hydrogen future on the horizon’, raised concerns in my mind relating to over-selling hydrogen.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) and the Aberdeen Renewables Energy Group (AREG) have agreed terms to form a “closer relationship” on the North Sea energy transition.
For more than a century, coal has played a primary role in the UK’s energy mix.
An offshore wind test facility based off the coast of Aberdeen has received more than £70 million in subsidy since it became operational, according to new data.
New investment in the energy transition can be a “crucial pathway” out of the latest downturn for North Sea firms, according to the head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
It has been a busy and positive 12 months for AREG, with the diversity of our members continuing to grow.
A vision of Aberdeen’s energy future was outlined by two of the Grantie City’s top industry experts last night.
Opito has invested more than £600,000 in an immersive and educational energy theatre which will be unveiled at Aberdeen Science Centre (ASC) when it reopens in next summer.
Two north-east energy sector experts will speak at a renewables event to be held in Aberdeen in December.
With the largest fleet of hydrogen buses in Europe and the UK’s first integrated hydrogen generation and bus refuelling station, Aberdeen is at the forefront of several exciting hydrogen projects.
A new report published today by two of the UK's most prominent energy trade bodies will focus on job creation within the floating offshore wind sector.