A huge energy transition opportunity awaits, meantime Aberdeen needs to retain its oil and gas skills base.
Energy Transition Zone (ETZ)
A last ditch plan to save Torry's largest park from development for the Aberdeen energy transition zone is being hatched. Industry chiefs warn it could cost the city millions.
A crucial segment of Aberdeen’s proposed Energy Transition Zone (ETZ) can now progress after it secured planning permission.
Activists have banded together to demand a rethink on plans to demolish a prominent landmark – for the sake of the environment.
With Shell announcing the demolition of its former Aberdeen base, some are calling for ETZ to change its plans and spare Doonie's Farm.
Owing in large part to the oil and gas industry built up over the last 50 years, Aberdeen and north-east Scotland has gained a global reputation for being pioneering, identifying and delivering innovative solutions for the sector that are the envy of the world over.
Net Zero Technology Center and the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) have partnered with ETZ to deliver Scotland’s first Energy Incubator and Scale Up Hub.
Read the documents, delivered today to council planners, members and communities, in full here.
Campaigners fighting to save an Aberdeen park have been dealt a major blow after the Scottish Government announced it would not intervene.
Sir Ian Wood’s Energy Transition Zone is offering £2 million for north-east energy supply chain companies to take advantage of low carbon technologies.
A Singaporean mooring and anchoring specialist is eyeing Aberdeen as a location for a European manufacturing facility which could create up to 100 jobs.
Campaigners fighting to save an Aberdeen park from development have staged a “picnic” protest outside Holyrood.
North-east electric vehicle (EV) charging firm Trojan Energy is to move its headquarters and production facility to the Energy Transition Zone within Altens Industrial Estate.
Campaign group Friends of St Fittick's Park has expressed its disappointment in the Energy Transition Zone's (ETZ) updated "campus model".
Campaigner backlash as Aberdeen Council told to earmark St Fittick’s Park for Energy Transition Zone
Campaigners working to maintain a treasured Aberdeen green space say they feel “physically sick” as industrial development is rubber-stamped.
‘Do we really want to go back to the black trades?’: Developer sparks debate on UK wind manufacturing
A UK developer has sparked debate on capturing economic value from the country’s offshore wind boom, particularly on “black trades” and manufacturing.
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?
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.