A huge renewable energy device called “Waveswing”, from AWS, has completed a construction milestone ahead of deployment off Orkney later this year
An Orkney-based marine services company has set a course to double the size of its business thanks to £5.3m from lenders.
An Orkney renewable energy contractor took centre stage last week at the UK’s first major music event since the start of the pandemic.
Integrating renewables with oil and gas operations will be fundamental to cutting emissions and maintaining the North Sea’s social licence to continue producing hydrocarbons.
Scottish firm Mocean Energy is preparing to send its Blue X wave energy prototype to Orkney for sea trials next month.
A local campaign group has raised concerns about plans to install a giant power cable between Shetland and the Scottish mainland, after a similar project hit difficulties.
An Orkney-based renewables research centre will join a consortium exploring the opportunities for the floating wind and hydrogen supply chains in Scotland and France.
Orkney is to become a “living laboratory” in a £3.7 million scheme to establish the UK’s first operationally-based low-carbon flight test centre.
Hydrogen is the new Holy Grail. The UK Government’s Energy White Paper gives it 175 references, three times the number for offshore wind and 10 times more than new nuclear.
A “ground-breaking” new local energy company has been launched in Orkney as part of plans to support the “green industrial revolution”.
A project helping to alleviate fuel poverty in Orkney and a wildlife reserve in the Highlands were among the winners at Scottish Renewable’s flagship award ceremony.
Crown Estate Scotland tendering £40K contract to study whether oil platforms can be reused for hydrogen
Crown Estate Scotland is tendering a £40,000 contract for a study into whether oil platforms can be reused to produce hydrogen.
Scottish start-up Mocean Energy has raised £850,000 for a new technology to bring wave power to subsea oil and gas.
A pioneering EMEC project to produce of green hydrogen via tidal power off Orkney has taken a step forward with the purchase of a special battery to help power it.
Aberdeen has been selected as the home for the “world’s first” offshore floating facility to produce green hydrogen.
Investment in green-energy projects is crucial to Scotland’s economic recovery post COVID-19.
Fife fabrication firm AJS Production has returned to work to complete a 30-tonne wave machine which will take to the seas this year.
Clean energy solutions provider H2Tec will carry out key upgrades to the European Marine Energy Centre's (Emec's) hydrogen production plant in Orkney.
The road to large-scale hydrogen production is likely to be long and riddled with tough challenges, particularly if it is to become a fixture offshore.
Offshore union RMT has claimed the government is “ignoring” oil and gas workers during the “national crisis” of the coronavirus outbreak, and written to the Chancellor for action.
Pioneering new wave technology, which could revolutionise the way in which we capture energy from the sea, is being created in Fife.
An “attractive local energy tariff” is to be launched in Orkney this year after a £28.5 million “world first” scheme to maximise the benefits of the islands’ renewable power production for residents was given the go-ahead for its next stage of development.
Along with renewables, energy efficiency, nuclear, land reform, BECCS, biofuels and batteries I am convinced that hydrogen will be key enabler to deliver net zero.
A "zero-emissions" test flight will take place out of Orkney in a bid to bring the UK a step closer to decarbonising air travel.
Aberdeen-headquartered Hydro Group has completed trials of a new technology which could save tens of thousands of pounds on costs of scanning the seabed.