Fluctuating commodity prices and a wave of early retirees mean the oil and gas supply chain has been drawn away from more work in offshore wind, according to a panel of industry contractors.
The government’s Offshore Wind Champion said it was a "national disgrace" that maintenance work on the UK’s flagship floating wind project off Aberdeen had to be conducted overseas.
Mr Anderson said there was no shortage of money or investors around the world looking to back sustainable projects, but “every other country is chasing them as well, and every other country is out there to eat our lunch."
Mr Yousaf will use his speech at All-Energy to call for an “accelerated timetable” for the Acorn CCUS scheme and match funding for the the Scottish Government’s £500 million Just Transition Fund for the North East and Moray.
Thousands of people are descending on Glasgow for the All-Energy conference, Scotland’s largest renewables and low carbon showcase.
Scottish First Minister Humza Yousaf will address the opening plenary of the All-Energy and Dcarbonise event in Glasgow next week, alongside a host of industry and political figures.
All-Energy and the co-located Dcarbonise are back bigger, better and brimming with more free networking, knowledge, and technology to help us engineer a net zero future together – excitement is mounting. With just over a fortnight to go before the duo of events opens at Glasgow’s SEC on 10 and 11 May, it’s ‘all system go, go, go!”.