Elon Musk has said he’s putting $100million up for grabs to the best carbon capture and storage (CCS) tech – and Scottish firms are being told to go for it.
North Sea minnow Zennor Petroleum claims to have become one of the first UK operators to go “carbon neutral” as first gas from its flagship Finlaggan field beckons.
A new programme aimed at helping domestic supply chain firms benefit from Scotland’s burgeoning offshore wind sector could deliver significant employment opportunities for the north-east.
The number of electric vehicles on Aberdeen roads could surge 350-fold by 2050, according to a new report.
‘It’s unhelpful to cherry-pick technologies’ – industry bodies and research groups hit back at CCS critics
Industry bodies have rallied to defend carbon capture and storage (CCS) after a report claimed it wouldn’t be able to deliver the emissions reductions needed in the coming years.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has announced plans to produce the “world’s first comprehensive roadmap” setting out how to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
The UK’s energy minister has reinforced that support for North Sea oil and gas is reliant on the sector “playing ball” in terms of decarbonisation.
Three years after some of the world’s biggest investors joined forces to pressure the largest producers of greenhouse gases to cut emissions, about half of them have made net-zero commitments.
Japan will aim to more than quadruple offshore wind generation capacity in the decade to 2040 under plans to meet its mid-century emissions reduction target.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has today submitted a document to the UK Parliament, obliging the industry to support net zero targets.
The Scottish Government has been praised for “raising the stakes” in the fight against climate change after it published updated proposals to slash carbon emissions.
As we endure these challenging times, the climate emergency persists, and the planet continues to be threatened. Without a strong and stable economy, the funds to invest in a greener, cleaner future simply won’t be there. Even with the fall in carbon emissions, our modelling shows that the pandemic will only reduce demand through to 2050 by 8%.1
As one of the most unusual years in all of our lives draws towards a close, we have been asked to share a few reflections on the effects felt in the energy sector.
The starting pistol on the countdown to COP 26 has been fired and for SSE Renewables which, as part of the SSE Group, was recently announced as a partner with the UK Government to support the summit in Glasgow in 2021, there’s no better time to discuss how we accelerate the transition to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Oil and gas industry warned it needs to become ‘wholly different’ as CCC releases landmark net zero report
North Sea oil and gas firms are being warned they will need to become “wholly different” if they want to retain their position in the structure of the UK’s economy.
Reflecting on Oil and Gas UK’s prediction that North Sea projects could take up to three years to return, the industry body’s chief executive, Deirdre Michie, said, “we have to start the year more positively than that.”
Boris Johnson pledged the deepest cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in the Group of 20 nations, aiming to put the U.K. in the vanguard of the fight against climate change.
A new “Manifesto for Clean Growth” unites public, private and third sector partners in a shared mission to identify the economic opportunities a net-zero future offers the Scottish economy.
The UK Government has been urged to change how it shapes energy policy or risk hindering efforts to reach its 2050 net zero target.
An in-depth feasibility study to identify the value of creating an energy hub on the Norfolk coast has been launched.
Petrobras is pledging a 25% cut in carbon emissions by 2030, but that hasn’t stopped Chief Executive Officer Roberto Castello Branco from dismissing pledges by peers to completely neutralize their carbon footprints two decades later.
Digital technology has a "central role to play" in achieving net zero emissions and tech giants must play their part, a report has said.
A “ground-breaking” new local energy company has been launched in Orkney as part of plans to support the “green industrial revolution”.
‘A bright future for Levenmouth’: £18m for world’s first project to heat homes with 100% green hydrogen
Fife has leapt closer to launching the world’s first 100% green hydrogen network with the announcement of an £18 million funding boost.