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.
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”.
Cash generated by Scotland’s offshore wind boom could be used to create a sovereign wealth fund, the cabinet secretary for net zero has revealed.
Surging gas prices throws into “sharp relief” the need to ramp up Scottish offshore wind and hydrogen, the energy minister will say later.
Scotland would be up to £6.7 billion better off with investment in carbon capture technology, the energy minister has said.
Scotland’s energy secretary says he is “not against the idea entirely of some kind of windfall tax” on North Sea oil and gas producers.
Scotland’s energy industry has now had some time to digest the results of arguably the most hotly anticipated offshore wind auction in history.
The Scottish Government has earmarked up to £80 million in a bid to bring forward the timeline for a key decarbonisation project.
The transition away from oil and gas “must not throw thousands of north-east jobs under the bus”, a Scottish Parliament debate has heard.
The UK Government has refused to back Nicola Sturgeon’s opposition to the new Cambo oil field off Shetland – and warned jobs are at risk from “turning off the taps”.
Aberdeen has been awarded £15m as part of a £100m Scottish Government package to advance the hydrogen economy, which could see the resource provide nearly a sixth of Scotland’s energy needs by 2030.
Scotland’s net zero secretary has said Holyrood would allow North Sea oil and gas exploration, if the country were to break away from the rest of the UK.
Scotland’s cabinet secretary for energy, net zero and transport has cut the ribbon on a key facility for the country’s largest offshore wind farm
Ineos is to invest more than £1 billion to reduce the environmental impact of its Grangemouth refinery.
SSE Renewables is to combine two of its proposed North Sea wind farms in order to create one “super project”.
The Scottish Government has been urged to stop ‘sitting on the fence’ over the controversial Cambo oilfield near Shetland.
Scotland’s cabinet secretary for energy and net zero says plans are in the pipeline for more offshore leasing rounds over the course of the current parliament.
Brexit is undermining the battle against the climate emergency, a senior SNP government minister warned.
The Scottish Government has said there is “no change to policy” being considered for oil and gas workers stuck in hotel quarantine from red list countries.
The Scottish Government has unveiled its new cabinet secretary in charge of overseeing energy and net zero policy.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has said oil and gas workers travelling back into Scotland could be granted exemption from enforced quarantine measures.