You don't have to be an expert to recognise that the best time to repair the roof is when it ain't raining. And that generally means summer rather than winter.
Scottish Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse has called for urgent talks with the UK Government following Theresa May’s decision to axe the Department of Energy and Climate Change at Whitehall.
The man now responsible for UK Government energy policy served as shadow energy secretary earlier in his career.
Fears were raised last night that the North Sea had fallen down the UK Government’s pecking order as Theresa May continued her Cabinet reshuffle.
The "hapless" Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) should be put out of its misery, according to an industry veteran.
Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom has fuelled speculation the department for energy and climate change (Decc) could be scrapped in Theresa May’s Cabinet reshuffle.
This footage shows the incredible steps oil major Shell has been taking in the North Sea on its Brent decommissioning project.
Ministers have been accused of ‘sitting on’ a long-awaited report on fracking and climate change in a bid to help the oil industry.
Scotland's Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has said the UK Government has failed to keep the country's power stations open and protect energy security after Westminster brought forward plans to ensure there is enough electricity to meet peak demand.
UK wind-energy production hit record levels during the final quarter of 2015, new figures show.
The UK now has more than a million “solar homes” that get electricity or hot water from the sun, the industry has said.
Opposition to fracking continues to outstrip support - particularly among those who know about the controversial process, a survey for the Government has revealed.
Greenhouse gas output in the UK fell almost 8% in 2014, although emissions from transport and agriculture rose slightly, official figures show.
Shell is considering the option of leaving the massive subsea concrete jackets for its Brent platforms in place, as removing the 300,000 tonne structures may be more hazardous than leaving them where they are.
A number of companies have applied for licences to exploit shale gas in Scotland, according to new data. The investigative journalism website, The Ferret, said a total of nine companies had applied to look at potential shale reserves.
The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change released today reveal energy production rose by a record 14.2% boosted by increased North Sea oil and gas production.
The UK needs to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 57% by 2030 to meet its long-term goal for tackling climate change cost-effectively, government advisers have said.
DNV GL is conducting the oil and gas industry’s largest ever controlled release of carbon dioxide from an underwater pipeline at its full-scale Spadeadam Testing and Research Centre, located in Cumbria, UK.
Green energy sources such as solar, biomass and heat pumps should be rolled out to help cut consumer heating bills, according to Scottish Renewables.
Amec Foster Wheeler has been selected to lead a new project to set up a high-temperature facility (HTF) for nuclear industry research.
Figures have revealed an increase in oil and gas production in the UK has increased by more than 14% since last year - the highest quarterly increase since 1999. The findings, in the latest edition of Energy Trends by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), shows indigenous UK production of crude and natural gas liquids was boosted in the second quarter of the year.
Gannets are at much higher risk from offshore wind farms being built on the UK’s coastline than previously thought, a new study has warned.
New figures showing Scotland’s progress towards decarbonising electricity generation demonstrate the risks posed by removing support for the renewables industry earlier than planned, energy minister Fergus Ewing has said.
I find it impossible to feel anything but raw anger towards the Westminster Conservative Government’s policy on renewables and energy policy in general. Here is a government stating on the one hand that the country has to support the “makers” and export more yet on the other effectively stamping out a globally important growth industry with huge potential. So far, Cameron & Co have scrapped or dramatically reduced support for onshore wind, solar, biomass, the Green Homes scheme, is selling the Green Investment Bank, has done away with the policy of building Zero Carbon Homes, reduced the incentive to move to lower emission vehicles and, of course, decided that the Climate Change Levy, which had been restricted to providers of non-renewable energy to businesses, will be imposed on renewable energy providers as well.
The Government's shake-up of the renewable sector could lead to billions of pounds of investment being put on hold it has been claimed.