Developers of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm hailed a “significant milestone” on Tuesday with the opening of an operations and maintenance base for the project in Berwickshire.
Graham Stuart says oil and gas is not ‘some terrible Tory choice’ but the ‘nature of this economy’
Meanwhile the UK Government has pledged an update on Track 2 - part of its £1bn carbon capture fund - in spring.
North Sea workers have had their say on Holyrood’s plan for accelerating the decline of the oil and gas industry.
Lord Offord of the Scotland Office said it would be "crazy" to shut down oil and gas in the north-east in response to the Scottish Government's recently announced energy strategy.
The UK Government has been accused of putting jobs in the north-east at risk after delays to carbon capture funding.
Depending on your point of view, the Scottish Government’s new energy strategy is either a “breathtaking betrayal”, or “welcome” and “correct” – or maybe you’re somewhere in the middle.
Scottish energy strategy branded ‘breathtaking betrayal’ as government takes aim at North Sea exploration
Aberdeen business leaders have condemned the Scottish Government's new energy plan as a "breathtaking betrayal of one of Scotland’s biggest industries."
Nicola Sturgeon will today reveal her government's new energy strategy on the future of the North Sea and reducing dependence on oil and gas.
Carbon dioxide specialist Carbon Capture Scotland (CCS) has announced a new initiative which it says could help remove up to 1 million tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere per year by 2030.
An energy skills passport – that will allow workers to move between oil and gas and renewables – is expected to be fully functional early next year.
In the opening plenary session of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group's (AREG) Energy Futures conference, panellists agreed that the key to energy transition is "collaboration".
A major Scottish Government summit in Aberdeen has been deemed a success, with trade unions arguing doubt has been cleared on the creation of a skills passport for oil and gas workers.
Anxious oil and gas workers do not have to fear the “taps being turned” off but the region cannot rely on oil forever, a Scottish Government minister said before a major skills summit in Aberdeen.
Ahead of a skills summit in Aberdeen this week, employment experts have assessed why Scotland and the wider UK has woes around attracting enough workers in renewable energy.
‘Access to labour’ a huge concern for Scotland’s energy secretary ahead of ‘emergency’ skills summit
Scotland’s net zero and energy secretary is fearful the offshore wind sector won’t have enough workers to deliver projects.
An offshore energy skills summit will be held in Aberdeen next month to help break down barriers faced by oil and gas workers in the shift away from fossil fuels.
Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) is set to bring hundreds of delegates together to discuss the region’s role in a net zero economy with a keynote speech delivered by Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport, Michael Matheson.
A ban on fracking in England has been lifted as the Government pushes for an increase in domestic energy production in the face of soaring bills.
Scotland's energy secretary has said there is no time to waste in getting the Scottish carbon capture and storage (CCS) cluster the green light.
Scottish energy secretary Michael Matheson has backed an extension to the North Sea windfall tax, and said he would broaden it to a range of other industries.
The offshore wind industry has been warned not to see Scotland as simply a “production base for renewable energy”.
Plans have been set out on creation of a “critical” and long-awaited skills passport to help oil and gas workers transition into renewables.
A new report from Robert Gordon University (RGU) suggests £17 billion of investment could secure the north-east’s position as a leading global energy hub, but a lack of ambition may lead to significant job losses.
Wave energy leaders in Scotland see offshore wind developers as potential infrastructure partners in their drive to harvest vital renewable power from the country's waters.