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.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
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.