Energy firms could bear the brunt of a £15 million bill if new marine nature reserves are created off the west and north-east coasts, it has emerged.
Peterhead Power Station
Official new figures have revealed Buchan as the home of two of the most environmentally unfriendly industrial sites in Scotland.
Plans have been unveiled for a major upgrade of a north-east power plant.
And social investment adviser John Raine believes that the scheme has given rise to the first signs of re-balancing the gender gap.
A north-east MP is meeting energy bosses tomorrow to discuss the future of Peterhead Power Station.
An MSP yesterday called for the UK Government to overhaul grid transmission charges to help keep Peterhead power station alive.
The future of Peterhead’s power station is under threat after SSE announced a review.
Energy provider SSE said it has secured agreements to provide 3,150MW of de-rated electricity generation capacity from October 2019 to September 2020 at a price of £18 per kilowatt. The company said the move was as a result of the GB Capacity Market Auction process.
Yesterday's news regarding the withdrawal of the £1 billion capital subsidy by a government who only six months ago were firmly committed to CCS as part of their election manifesto was a shock for many people across the energy industry.
Carbon capture in the UK has been hung out to dry by the Cameron Government via some chancellor’s Autumn Statement fine print issued by the Department of Energy & Climate Change.
A power plant will step up production in time for winter to save Christmas for millions of families across Scotland. Peterhead Power Station announced yesterday that it would be upping capacity at the site to help prevent blackouts striking homes over the holidays. The plant’s commitment comes after the National Grid guaranteed to supply enough power to prevent cuts during a severe winter.
Peterhead power station in Aberdeenshire has returned to service following the completion of major upgrade work.
Development body Aberdeen City and Shire Economic Future (Acsef) today added its backing to plans for a carbon-capture and storage (CCS) plant at Peterhead Power Station. Acsef chairman Colin Crosby said: "It will be the first of its kind in the world and we are delighted it will be based in the north-east.