Electricity generated by renewable sources in Scotland is significantly reducing the nation's harmful carbon dioxide emissions, according to new figures.
Power firm EDF Energy will supply Scotland's public-sector bodies with electricity under a new £200million-a-year deal.
With fossil fuel prices climbing inexorably and outstripping background inflation, the notion of maximising the use of renewables is surely a no-brainer. Isn't it? Something that would surely gain big time support?
Scotland will not have the skilled workforce it needs to meet renewable-energy targets for 2020 unless changes are made, education experts said yesterday.
AN EXTRA £100million will be made available to support green energy projects in Scotland after a deal was struck between Holyrood and Westminster.
An influential committee of MPs has backed calls for the creation of a North Sea "supergrid" to help unlock the equivalent of 1billion barrels of oil each year from offshore renewable technology.
In 2009, for the second year in a row, both Europe and the US added more power capacity from renewable sources such as wind and solar than conventional sources such as coal, gas and nuclear.
AN AGREEMENT signed yesterday between Scotland and India aims to boost green energy in both countries.
Scotland cannot rely on renewable energy alone, and must turn to nuclear power to safeguard future electricity production, Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy claimed yesterday.
SCOTLAND must be able to export electricity generated from renewable sources if the Continent is to achieve long-term energy goals, according to a senior European Commission official.
NORTH-EAST and Highlands and Islands firms and projects have dominated this year's Green Energy Awards, which are organised by the green energy trade body Scottish Renewables, with winners announced last night in Edinburgh.
It's milk-run time, with thousands of graduates about to come on to the marketplace, with many doubtless looking for careers that have fat salaries attached.
BIOFUELS based on ethanol, vegetable oil and other renewable sources are increasingly popular with Government and environmentalists as a way to reduce fossil fuel dependence and limit greenhouse gas emissions.