The UK energy secretary has said he is "determined" to address high electricity transmission charges and speed up renewable energy schemes on the islands.
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A MULTIBILLION-pound bid has been tabled for a subsea power link between the north-east and Scandinavia.
A taskforce is to be created to address high electricity transmission charges and speed up renewable energy schemes on the islands.
Official responses to the plans to develop a controversial offshore windfarm in the north-east have gone on public display for the first time.
HIGHLAND Council has been accused of trying to plunder cash from people who will have to live in the shadows of huge windfarm developments.
THE UK Government is poised to deliver a major boost to the Highland and islands economy by naming the Pentland Firth as Scotland's first marine energy park.
The Scottish Government has been criticised by NFU Scotland for not yet delivering a promised renewable energy strategy for the agricultural industry.