The expansion of Peterhead Power Station has come under fire from environmental campaign groups after it emerged both the new and old gas plants could be kept running concurrently in the case it is needed for security of supply.
Peterhead Power Station
Environmentalists have reignited calls for a job-creating north-east low carbon project to be axed after the release of a “damning” new report.
Plans for new north-east low-carbon power station - that could create and support scores of green jobs - have taken a “major step” forwards.
SSE Thermal and Equinor have formally submitted two low-carbon projects into a competition for UK Government funding.
The countdown to COP26 is well and truly upon us. In a few short weeks, world leaders will gather in Glasgow for crucial talks on climate change, with a focus on cutting carbon to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.
Several youngsters have landed apprenticeships at a north-east power station.
From Peterhead on the Aberdeenshire coast all the way down to Medway in the south east of England, we’re proud of the role SSE Thermal’s power stations play in keeping the lights on for homes, businesses, and communities across the UK.
Activists blocked the entrance to Peterhead Power Station this morning in a protest against site operator SSE’s sponsorship of the COP26 summit.
Plans for a new low-carbon power station in the north-east, which would support hundreds of jobs during the construction and operation phase, have been unveiled.
Since 1980, Peterhead Power Station, in the North East of Scotland, has played an essential role in keeping the lights on across the country. This has rarely been more evident than over the last year, with our critical workers ensuring the station continues to provide the energy needed throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
SSE, operator of the Peterhead Power Station, is facing backlash from various climate groups after being announced as one of the first sponsors of the COP26 summit in Glasgow.
While many jobs can be done remotely, operating a power station is still a hands-on job for workers at Peterhead Power Station - and keeping the lights on is critical.
A north-east power station has topped the list of Scotland’s air polluters, but bosses insist a sharp rise in toxic fumes was caused by freezing weather.
Energy giant SSE has announced it is slashing jobs at a north-east power station following years of uncertainty.
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.
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.