The offshore wind industry has been warned not to see Scotland as simply a “production base for renewable energy”.
A resurgent oil and gas industry is driving an “extremely competitive” recruitment market while jobs in the renewable and digital sectors grow but at a slower pace.
The Scottish Government is looking to back projects that will create jobs and address societal inequalities when the first portion of its £500m Just Transition Fund opens next week.
A change in Scotland’s income tax take could be on the cards as workers move between subsectors and between industries in the coming years.
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 promised plan to help Scotland shift away from North Sea oil and gas is being delayed until after the local government elections.
A steady stream of projects will be needed to support the skills and talent needed to deliver the energy transition, a panel of industry experts heard.
Scotland’s net zero and energy secretary has issued a clear reminder to the offshore wind industry that supply chain pledges are more than simply “indications”.
There is less than a month to go until the results of the hotly contested ScotWind leasing round are expected.
The transition away from oil and gas “must not throw thousands of north-east jobs under the bus”, a Scottish Parliament debate has heard.
South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has spoken in defence of Shell’s ongoing seismic plans as local protests continue.
Scotland is seeing the highest demand for “green jobs” than any other part of the UK according to new findings from PwC.
“If we were to say from one day to the other that we close down production… I believe that would put a stop to an industrial transition that is needed to succeed in the momentum towards net zero. So we are about to develop and transit, not close down”.
Floating wind partnership unveils plans for ‘largest industrial innovation’ in Scotland since dawn of oil
A floating offshore wind partnership has unveiled an ambitious 10 point plan, designed to deliver a green industrial revolution in Scotland.
An employment expert has reassured oil and gas workers that there will be “significant” opportunities for them to transition into renewables.
Shell’s new North Sea boss has underlined the importance of collaboration within the energy sector to delivering a fair transition.
A power-sharing deal between the SNP and the Scottish Greens could thwart further investment in North Sea oil and gas, industry figures have warned.
The Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior ship will be back in Aberdeen on Saturday to host a panel discussion on the need for a “just transition” for oil workers.
A union chief has slammed the UK Government’s flagship green recovery blueprint, describing it as “10 times too unambitious”.
Campaigners brought a 42ft wind turbine blade to Aberdeen as part of the Greenpeace Just Transition Tour.
Oil and gas workers are being given the opportunity to have their say on what more can be done to break down barriers for transitioning to roles in the renewables sector.
More than half of offshore workers could be involved in low carbon energy activities by the end of the decade, according to new research.
The boss at BP says the support provided to people leaving the company during its restructuring could be taken as a sign of its commitment to a just transition.
A leading trade body is calling on governments across the UK to commit to specific renewables deployment targets ahead of a landmark climate conference later this year.
Offshore wind presents a “real opportunity” for North Sea oil and gas workers over the coming decades.