A new multi-million pound Scottish Government energy support package has been welcomed by the renewables sector but must not “endanger progress” on carbon emissions.
In these difficult times, it is challenging to manage day-to-day business as well as thinking to the future. Clearly, we have seen rapid and significant changes to business operations and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (Areg) members and others are under greater pressure than ever to deliver results.
An “interesting marriage” between North Sea oil majors and offshore wind companies is imminent and could electrify the basin, according to the man leading the charge in the north-east.
According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the energy transition is defined as ‘a pathway toward transformation of the global energy sector from fossil-based to zero-carbon by the second half of this century’.
On the face of it, the UK-based subsea sector appears to be faring reasonably well. This is despite lingering impacts from the 2014-17 oil and gas slump, mounting pressures from the climate change crisis and major geopolitical forces at work.
It has been a busy and positive 12 months for Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), with the diversity of our members continuing to grow.
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.
With the Crown Estate’s recent announcement of offshore wind leasing round four, there is a fantastic opportunity for offshore wind developers to get involved in the first leasing round of its type in more than 10 years.
A boat tour out to the city's new wind project will "strengthen multilateral ties" within the sector, according to the the chairwoman of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG).
An Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) event planned for this week will place a "heavy" focus on the transition from oil and gas to clean energy, organisers have said.
Last month, the Scottish Government revived a £10 million prize fund to boost commercial prospects for tidal energy in Scotland.
It has been a very positive 12 months for Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) as we have seen our membership rise with an increase in the number of companies supporting both the offshore wind, wave and tidal sectors.
Turbine blades at Aberdeen Bay windfarm clocked record speeds during yesterday's gale force winds, according to the project operator.
It’s been an extremely positive year for the renewable energy industry with many ground-breaking projects going live. The increase in activity has built upon the success of the previous year, seeing continued growth in the solar, biomass, hydrogen fuel cell and wave and tidal sectors and achieving a record 10,336MW of installed renewable electricity capacity in Scotland.
The operator of the Aberdeen Bay windfarm confirmed last night it has applied for consent to "prolong" the life of the development.
An "exciting period" for north-east renewables is responsible for a spike in Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) membership, according to the chairwoman of the organisation.
Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) membership has swelled amid the launch big north-east renewable energy projects , most notably Aberdeen's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
Energy minister Claire Perry has revealed the offshore wind sector deal is in the “final stages” of being agreed.
With more than four decades’ experience in offshore energy exploration and production, the north-east of Scotland is widely recognised as the global hub for innovation in energy.
Watch as the five members of the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) who conceived the idea of the Aberdeen bay wind development, or European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre, outline the role they played.
Dogged perseverance and “sheer bloody-mindedness” has led to eleven of the world’s most powerful wind turbines being constructed off the coast of Aberdeen.
UK government plans to boost investment in renewables creates "greater certainty" for Aberdeen companies, according to an industry body.
Wind farm developer Vattenfall will outline the potential supply chain opportunities to UK Subsea companies tomorrow as part of the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm project hook up.
Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (Areg) is seeking input from its members as it plans, along with other groups across Europe, an international strategy for marine energy.
With the first turbine installed at Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm yesterday, developer Vattenfall is claiming a number of renewable energy industry firsts.