clean energy

Opinion

Let’s use oil rig museum as platform to re-invent Aberdeen

As someone who has previously run for parliament, allow me to attempt a typical politician’s response. Converting a redundant oil platform into a major Aberdeen tourist attraction is a great idea which I support. Or, then again, perhaps not. It’s definitely one of the two. There: that’s my bases covered.

Other News

UK and global clean-energy investment hits new records

New figures show record levels of investment in UK and global clean-energy projects. The Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report says global spending hit an all-time high in 2015, with nearly £230billion invested. Worldwide installed generating capacity also peaked, thanks to 64 gigawatts (GW) of wind power and 57GW of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy, it adds.

Oil & Gas

And another decade slips by

How serious is either Scotland or the UK about developing our renewable energy potential? To listen to the endless rhetoric about "the Saudi Arabia of renewables" or to judge by the setting of ever more ambitious targets by Edinburgh and Whitehall for conveniently distant dates, the question might seem redundant.