Scottish energy technology companies have been urged to take advantage of a funding pot potentially worth millions of pounds to drive down the cost of offshore windpower.
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Just about everyone, with the not-very-notable exception of Donald Trump, favours offshore wind farms - at least in principle.
US renewable-energy firm Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) said yesterday it had appointed Timothy Stiven as managing director of its UK business.
Scottish marine energy company Aquamarine Power said today it had received £7million of fresh funding to develop its technology.
PLANS have been tabled for a £200million windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen which could help turn the north-east into a global leader in the renewable energy industry.
GRANTS totalling £10million for developing next-generation offshore wind technology are announced today.
Plans for a large demonstrator windfarm off the Dutch coast have strengthened the resolve of a group trying to establish such a facility near Aberdeen.