Developers behind a £50million windfarm at the edge of the Cairngorms National Park are offering north-east firms the chance to cash-in on the project.
A second windfarm company is promising to give cash help to a Highland college if it wins planning permission for its scheme.
Renewable-energy firms across the Highlands and islands have been urged to tap into the industry's potential in the Hebrides.
THE international trade division of Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce has returned from a trade mission to east Africa which focused on energy and associated sectors.
HYDRO Group welcomed Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond, to an open day at the company's new £4.2million research, design and engineering facility at Aberdeen Science and Energy Park.
THE largest oil and gas event in the Middle East is among the exhibitors at OTC.