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UK

Emec and Orkney distilleries spell out plans for hydrogen

Two Orkney distilleries are to take part in a £58,781 research project to investigate the use of “green” hydrogen heating as part of a government initiative to find ways of decarbonising the distilling sector.

Opinion

Is the H-penny finally dropping in Scotland?

Given the appalling mess called Brexit and the Covid-19 crisis that beset all of us, it is quite a surprise that the Scottish Government actually found the resource to cobble together and publish just before Christmas an outline of its £100 million over five years hydrogen industry stimulus dream.

Opinion

Without technology there is no net zero

It is a fact of life that if you want to achieve net zero you need the technology that can make it happen. You can play around with what you think are smart economic wheezes such as contracts for difference and carbon tax but if you don’t have the technology to enable you to stop burning hydrocarbons then ultimately, they’re of no benefit whatsoever.

UK

GM Flow aiming to join the hydrogen revolution

Bosses at Aberdeenshire company GM Flow Measurement Services are applying their many decades of experience in the oil and gas industry to an “energy revolution” by diversifying into hydrogen.

UK

Reasons to be optimistic about the next stage in the energy transition in Scotland

The recent publication of the timetable for the Scotwind leasing round that will start the next stage in the development of offshore wind in Scotland, shortly followed by the UK Prime Minister’s 10 Point Plan, has focused minds on what a green recovery really means for the communities and businesses north of the border.

Opinion

2020 – The year that never was

Few would disagree that the Covid-19 pandemic has made 2020 the most disruptive and distressing year in recent living memory. The effect on people’s lives and the thousands of deaths caused by this awful virus will be etched in our minds for a long time to come.

Opinion

As the UK rises in the RECAI rankings, could its 10-point green plan catapult it to be a leader in the globe’s green recovery?

As light begins to appear at the end of the tunnel in the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic, it is now a time for governments worldwide to think deeply about a sustainable, green recovery plan. In the UK, a sign of intent to seize this enormous opportunity to build back better has been given with the announcement of a £12b plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’. The pledge comes with the UK already moving in the right direction jumping to 5th spot in EY’s latest Renewable Energy Country Attractive Index.