The Cromarty Firth has been named in a new study as the best location for a marshalling and assembly hub to support large-scale expansion of Scotland’s offshore wind industry.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
A new “global centre for excellence” in renewable energy technologies is to be opened in the Highlands.
More than 200 jobs will be created with what is being described in the industry as the “transformational” development of a new deep water terminal in Stornoway.
Ambitious plans to turn the Cromarty Firth into a free port that could secure work and jobs for the next 50 years have been revealed.
Work to create the UK’s largest community-owned hydro scheme in Lochaber will begin following the agreement of a £6.5 million finance package.
The Scottish Government has been told it has placed Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) in a “dire” position and risks undermining its important work.
A firm which claimed the government acted unlawfully in giving taxpayers money to a competitor has lost its £25 million legal action in Scotland’s highest civil court.
A new £30 million fund for low-carbon heating infrastructure is now open for projects to make applications.
Offshore renewables schemes tailor made for their locations could be used to help develop industries such as whisky distilling and fish farming in remote coastal areas and islands, according to a new study.
Squaring the Brexit circle amid so much political uncertainty is causing a noticeable smattering of anxiety across Scotland’s renewable energy sector.
Growing confidence in the Atlantic Frontier is generating a ‘gravity-shift’ towards a Shetland supply chain willing and able to capitalise on its geographical advantages.
A £25 million legal case involving the north’s economic development agency is expected to resume at the highest civil court in Scotland later this month.
There was fresh hope last night that new owners will be found to continue the work of a world-leading Highland subsea training centre that went into administration earlier this month.
Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed a new director to lead its activities in the energy and low carbon sectors.
The effectiveness of strategically designated areas with incentives to attract certain types of businesses have fallen short of expectation, a new report has found.