Yesterday Climate Camp Scotland pitched tents in Aberdeen's St Fitticks Park ahead of a weekend of protests. However, what do the activists have planned for the rest of Aberdeen Climate Camp?
Energy Transition Zone (ETZ)
Activists set up the Aberdeen Climate Camp today at St Fittick’s Park, Torry, ahead of the weekend's protests.
Hydrasun has unveiled a major drive on hydrogen technology, with a clutch of initiatives including the launch of a new skills academy, a recruitment push, and a new acquisition on the way.
Billionaire Sir Ian Wood has led a pledge of “unwavering support” for a bid to win green freeport status in the north east.
Sir Ian Wood has said it is unlikely that the UK supply chain will take more than 20% of the major fabrication work in the early wave of ScotWind contracts.
Subsea controls specialist J+S Subsea has reported an “excellent start” to the year, as new contracts worth more than £1 million prompt a recruitment drive.
A further 150 free places on an offshore safety and technical training programme have been made available to people in the north-east after the first was “overwhelmed” by over a thousand applicants.
A major new base to support offshore wind development puts Aberdeen at the forefront of the push from oil and gas to a renewable energy future, Nicola Sturgeon said.
I’m a little bemused. Inevitably the ScotWind lease awards were going to trigger all sorts of claims about how the Scottish offshore wind supply chain will gain from this huge project, but nobody seems prepared to explain exactly how this will happen given that we don’t actually have a supply chain of any note particularly when it comes to the high value hardware.
Building an additional 10GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030 is an important piece of the jigsaw puzzle that makes up Scotland’s plans to try to reach Net Zero. ScotWind will be ground-breaking both in terms of size and opportunity.
All of us who live in north-east of Scotland are acutely aware how reliant our economy has been on a world-class oil and gas sector.
The domestic supply chain in Scotland will be the top beneficiary of the ScotWind offshore leasing round, a panel of industry experts has said.
‘Scotland plc is really important to us’: Forth Ports says investment doesn’t mean offshore wind competition
Bosses at Forth Ports have claimed a “game-changing” £40million investment in the Port of Leith will not equate to competition with the rest of Scotland for offshore wind work.
A new steering committee backed by Sir Ian Wood’s Energy Transition Zone (ETZ) has set out a vision of how 20% of the UK’s hydrogen capacity could be met by North-east Scotland by 2032.
Shepherd and Wedderburn has been appointed as legal adviser for the Energy Transition Zone (ETZ) earmarked for Aberdeen.
A new cross-sector alliance has been launched to show the benefits a thriving green hydrogen sector would bring to Scotland and across the UK.
A new company tasked with realising Sir Ian Wood’s vision of an Energy Transition Zone in the south of Aberdeen has found its CEO.
When developer ERM decided Aberdeen would be the home for Dolphyn, its world-first floating green hydrogen project, it said “it will put Aberdeen on the map”.
The formal proposal for an oil and gas sector deal will be submitted to the UK government next month.
A £62million Scottish Government support package has been unveiled to help oil and gas firms make a green recovery from the Covid-19 crisis.
Sir Ian Wood, chair of economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE), comments on the Energy Transition Fund announcement from the Scottish Government.