Plans to build an onshore wind farm, which developers claim will deliver a “host of benefits” to the local community, in the south-east of Scotland have been given the green light.
The harsh reality facing many coastal communities up and down the UK today gives a sad irony to the iconic music hall song “I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside”.
Earlier this year the UK Government announced that onshore wind would be eligible to compete in the fourth Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round in 2021, a welcome outcome which will help ensure onshore developments will play a prominent role in the ‘green recovery.’
Scottish Government proposals to remove support for sustainable developments from planning policy has been branded a “retrograde step” by a leading industry body.
Vestas has been confirmed as the supplier of the 103 turbines for the Shetland-based Viking Wind Farm, the UK’s largest onshore wind development.
Leading figures in onshore wind have voiced concerns that a lack of resources for local authorities could create a “barrier” to renewable projects.
Work to install a huge power link cable between Shetland and the Scottish mainland is expected to get underway later this month after the main contractors were appointed.
Energy regulator Ofgem has approved a huge power link cable from the Shetland Isles to the Scottish mainland.
A new report from the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has claimed that the country’s renewable energy employment figures have flatlined since 2014.
A Scottish firm has scooped a lucrative multi-million pound deal to run construction at a giant onshore wind farm in East Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway.
Scottish Government officials have been accused of “riding roughshod” over recommendations from Moray Council planners about where wind turbines could be built in the region.
A number of Highland clean energy projects could potentially rake in hundreds of millions of pounds for the Great Glen area, a new report has claimed.
A Scottish renewable energy developer said it hopes to 'boost the local economy' with the additional of a new onshore wind farm n the Highlands.
Swedish renewable energy firm Vattenfall is set to build its largest UK onshore wind farm in Scotland.
A giant Shetland wind farm project has received a significant shot in the arm after an energy regulator said it is ready to rubber stamp proposals for an energy link with mainland Scotland.
An Aberdeen-headquartered global engineering firm has announced the addition of £80 million ($100m) worth of contracts from the US onshore wind market.
The spread of Covid-19 presents “a crisis unlike anything the market has ever seen” for the wind power sector, according to a top energy research firm.
A community-owned wind farm charity has announced it will use all its free cash for this year to set up a pandemic support fund for the local community.
The company behind a disputed hydro scheme on the banks of Loch Ness will map out its plans for a £15 million energy storage project near Kintore later this month.
Onshore wind developer Statkraft is to set an ambitious gender diversity target to increase the percentage of women within its UK workforce.
Large corporations and landowners must stop viewing Scotland’s forests “in purely monetary terms”, according to the co-convener of the Aberdeenshire Green Party.
A new clean energy electricity tariff from ScottishPower can "speed up the drive" to net zero, according to the firm's chief executive.
China's energy market could be badly hit as the coronavirus has halted production on the countries wind turbine installations, according to Wood MacKenzie (WoodMac).
Residents of a Highland village are preparing to do battle over plans for a huge wind farm near Glen Affric.
A large Norwegian renewable energy generator has come to play in Scotland and is putting a serious chunk of money down on the table.