Aberdeen University has bagged £220,000 to boost a project aimed at creating a process for obtaining hydrogen from organic waste.
The developers of the Acorn project say they hope the scheme can be online by 2027 but are wary of further delays to government support packages, as ministers met this week to discuss decarbonisation efforts.
The UK Government has announced Johnson Matthey (LON: JMAT) exec Jane Toogood as the country's first ever "Hydrogen Champion".
The price of energy will increase further if oilfields like Cambo do not go ahead, a UK Government minister has warned.
The UK energy minister has told the industry that government will do its bit to help accelerate the deployment of offshore wind.
Bids are now being accepted for the UK’s first ever carbon storage licensing round, with 13 areas up for grabs.
A “surge” in the number of people working in offshore wind is on the horizon, with billions of pounds forecast to flow into the sector.
The most popular decarbonisation solutions will be those that require little or no behavioural change and do not cost the earth. Humans are creatures of habit and, perhaps more importantly, comfort.
Plans have been set out on creation of a “critical” and long-awaited skills passport to help oil and gas workers transition into renewables.
Vattenfall has been awarded £9.3 million in UK government funding to add green hydrogen production facilities to a turbine at the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (AOWF).
The industry regulator has dished out two carbon storage licenses, taking the total number of permits in place in the UK to six.
Efforts to drive green job creation in the UK have “stepped up a gear” after a dedicated taskforce held its inaugural meeting.
UK energy minister Greg Hands said further updates on carbon capture and storage (CCS) funding critical to north-east Scotland’s Acorn project will come later this year, after the government's Energy Security Strategy offered little new for the sector.
New government-led project accelerator schemes announced as part of the government’s energy security strategy will help reduce the time between licensing and consent for offshore projects, according to energy minister Greg Hands.
A new public body has been launched to boost the security and resilience of UK energy supplies and support the transition to net zero.
New North Sea licensing this year is part of the UK Government’s “ongoing” commitment to the sector, the energy minister has said.
Consultancy Crondall Energy has been awarded a share of a £6.7 million UK Government pot to try to use North Sea infrastructure to solve the puzzle of energy storage.
‘Good, solid future for oil and gas’: UK energy minister confirms more North Sea licences will be offered
UK Energy Minister Greg Hands said North Sea oil and gas has a “good, solid” future ahead, and confirmed that the government will issue new licences this year.
Concerns have been raised for the UK coastline after a 500-barrel oil spill into the East Irish Sea from a pipeline operated by Eni.
The UK oil and gas industry has made “strong progress” towards implementing the aims of a landmark pact between the sector and government.
Companies are defending Britain’s net-zero plans as the best way to resolve the energy crisis in the long term, after a report that close advisers to the prime minister are warning that a rethink of the policy is needed.
The Scottish Government has earmarked up to £80 million in a bid to bring forward the timeline for a key decarbonisation project.
The hydrogen BECCS innovation programme will support the development of innovative new technologies aimed at generating hydrogen from biomass and waste.
Aberdeen South’s SNP MP Stephen Flynn has slammed the UK Government over what he is calling the “great Scottish renewables robbery”.
The UK energy secretary has responded to a letter penned by 58 Aberdeen business leaders which called for a more “reasoned debate” on the future of oil and gas.