The north-east’s new cohort of MSPs have set out their vision for the region, with the energy transition and securing oil and gas jobs among the biggest issues.
Trade body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has paid tribute to outgoing Scottish energy minister Paul Wheelhouse.
Scottish Government minister Paul Wheelhouse has failed to reclaim a seat in the Scottish Parliament.
Scotland has given a ten-fold increase to maximum bids for its offshore wind auction, ScotWind, after Big Oil flexed its financial muscles last month.
Plans for a new Global Underwater Hub for subsea engineering, led from Aberdeen, has been allocated £6.5million of Scottish Government funding.
As the UK and other countries seek to seize the potential in Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW), the nascent technology offers diversification opportunities for the oil and gas industry and the supply chain.
A plan to establish a “world-leading” green hydrogen hub on the Cromarty Firth has been launched today by a new partnership of companies, including utilities giant ScottishPower and three big names from the whisky industry.
Simec Atlantis Energy (SAE) has successfully installed its Scottish built tidal turbine and generation equipment in Japan.
Offshore components for the energy sector could soon be built using green hydrogen after a study to asses the fuel’s potential for use at Port of Nigg was launched.
The Port of Nigg has been served a “green jobs boost” after it bagged a contract for work on what will be Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm.
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.
A UK-first green hydrogen scheme has been unveiled to decarbonise heat and power at Kirkwall Airport in Orkney.
A Scottish decarbonisation group has been successful in its bid to secure more than a million pounds to draw up an industrial emissions reduction roadmap.
Holyrood has pledged to give the hydrogen sector £100 million over the next five years in order to support a green recovery and a just transition to net zero.
The UK and Scottish governments have been urged to set five-yearly targets for North Sea production cuts, using the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to "show global leadership" and "reshape" the industry for net zero.
Governments in Holyrood and Westminster have been accused of having “no political will” to support a just transition away from fossil fuels to clean energy.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross will argue today that protecting North Sea oil and gas jobs should be prioritised over climate change targets.
Scotland will soon need to take “leaps not strides” in order to reduce carbon emissions, according to Holyrood’s energy minister.
Scottish Government accused of being ‘deliberately misleading’ over Contracts for Difference criticism
A leading union has accused the Scottish Government of being “deliberately misleading” after it indicated that Westminster was to blame for supply chain firms north of the border missing out on offshore wind contracts.
Holyrood’s energy minister has described Scotland as “potentially the best placed country in Europe” to deliver carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) on a commercial scale.
STUC urges UK politicians to hold jobs “crisis summit” after string of losses in green energy sector
A leading union is calling on UK politicians to hold a “crisis summit” after a string of jobs losses in the renewables industry.
The formal proposal for an oil and gas sector deal will be submitted to the UK government next month.
An Aberdeen engineering firm is set to share in a £1.4 million pot to drive efficiency and bring down the cost of wave power.
A multi-million pound Barnett formula transfer will be used by the Scottish Government to help high energy usage businesses cut emissions.
North-east MSP Lewis Macdonald has called for the Scottish Government to ensure the new ScotWind licensing round for offshore wind brings in Scottish jobs.