A Scottish trade union boss has accused Holyrood of “surrendering” in its fight to win local renewables jobs from big North Sea offshore wind projects.
Construction has begun on a new facility at Fraserburgh Harbour that will service a giant offshore wind farm.
Not many days ago, a Scottish MSP said the Holyrood government ought to revive an initiative originally set up in 2015 to protect and sustain oil and gas jobs at a time of crisis.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of May 27 there were no exploration and appraisal wells active in the UK. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and oil price crash, there have been a large number of E&A wells deferred to 2021.
Scotland’s energy minister said work to “flesh out actions” to protect jobs and accelerate the transition to low carbon fuels is underway, following the first of several industry crisis talks.
Schools in Scotland and Wales will close in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, amid speculation that similar measures could be announced in England.
This is a Budget like no other in recent times. Delayed due to a surprise general election, the first under Prime Minister Johnson, being delivered by a Chancellor appointed less than a month ago, and happening within a challenging geopolitical and economic environment.
Rioting similar to the yellow vests protests in France could happen in Scotland if measures to cut emissions are not seen to be fair, ministers have been warned.
Towards the end of this year, a final investment decision is due to be taken on the NorthConnect project which by 2024 would import surplus hydro electricity from the Hardanger region of Norway into Scotland, at Boddam, via a 400-mile interconnector.
Hundreds of thousands of people will need to be recruited into the energy sector to reach the goal to cut emissions to net zero by 2050, a report for National Grid shows.
Experts have made a rare sighting of a swordfish at what will become the largest wind farm in Scotland.
The Highlands and Islands should capitalise on the “buzz” surrounding Scotland’s growing floating offshore wind sector, according to the region’s energy development chief.
The Scottish Government has announced it is set to introduce a multi-million plan to ensure all new homes use renewable energy from 2024.
Thousands of people could be without gas for days in central Scotland due to a mains failure.
At least £1 billion of North Sea revenues should be set aside to help areas heavily dependent on oil and gas make the switch to a greener economy, Nicola Sturgeon has argued.
From November 11-14, the eyes of the global energy industry will be firmly fixed on the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (Adipec).
Renewable energy consultancy K2 Management has revealed it will look to move into UK renewable energy development, which will include a big focus on Scottish projects.
New figures show support services for the oil and gas industry are leading Scotland's marine economy.
Opposition parties have called on the Scottish Government to promise an outright ban on fracking.
Almost 13,000 students are studying courses related to renewable energy at Scotland's universities and colleges as the country "upskills" to tackle climate change, according to new research.
A new £30 million fund for low-carbon heating infrastructure is now open for projects to make applications.
Scotland had a £12.6bn deficit last year despite more than £1.4billion in North Sea receipts, according to new tax and spending figures.
In the week or so before I sat down at my desk to write this column, four important and potentially linked events took place.
Hypothermia, falls from height and electrocution are among the injuries caused to Scotland’s windfarm workers over the last five years, according to new figures.