“The debate shouldn’t be oil and gas versus renewables. It should be oil and gas plus renewables."
Environmental services firm Recycl8 is launching a recruitment drive after it secured a six-figure sum from Scottish Enterprise.
In terms of the economic opportunity, many of our skills developed around oil and gas over decades can be applied to offshore wind in areas such as surveying, installation, operations and maintenance and health and safety.
Heat pumps won a seal of approval from the panel, but the verdict on hydrogen was more bleak for meeting domestic demand.
We are heading into another challenging 12 months for the energy sector. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic, shrinking economies, severe weather events and geopolitical shocks, namely Russian’s invasion and occupation of Ukraine, are being felt keenly.
An overwhelming majority of energy firms in Scotland are now involved in low carbon and renewables, according to a new survey.
North-east energy services company Clearwell Technology is ramping up testing of a tool it says may halve oil and gas decommissioning emissions and costs.
During a recent visit to the USA the First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon gave a speech at the Brooking Institute in which she expressed extensive support for the proposition that hydrogen will be an essential part of the move away from fossil fuels.
Simec Atlantis Energy (SAE) has secured a £2.5 million loan from Scottish Enterprise to support further tidal turbine redeployment at its flagship MeyGen project.
I’m a little bemused. Inevitably the ScotWind lease awards were going to trigger all sorts of claims about how the Scottish offshore wind supply chain will gain from this huge project, but nobody seems prepared to explain exactly how this will happen given that we don’t actually have a supply chain of any note particularly when it comes to the high value hardware.
With the results of the first ScotWind offshore licensing round now imminent, it is perhaps worth having a wee cogitate about what the sustainable benefits or otherwise could accrue to Scotland.
The whisky industry has been quick to recognise the potential for green hydrogen to reduce its carbon footprint.
It is hoped an ambitious international collaboration project could unlock access for Scottish firms to a multi-billion pound green hydrogen market.
Sentinel Subsea has secured a six-figure investment from Alba Equity and Scottish Enterprise as it continues to develop its technology for the monitoring of subsea wells.
The Cromarty Firth has been named in a new study as the best location for a marshalling and assembly hub to support large-scale expansion of Scotland’s offshore wind industry.
Pinpointing which stage of grief the UK oil and gas supply chain currently sits at it is complicated.
As Big Oil becomes increasingly regarded as a pariah, so attitudes are changing in a number of Western governments towards support for smaller nations looking to develop their fossil fuel resources.
If you take all the different energy industries, solutions and technologies laid out like a jigsaw it would create a colourful picture of where Scotland is today, with each key element playing an important part in our net-zero future.
A £513,000 grant from Scottish Enterprise will help Norwegian industrial software company Aize create 10 new jobs in Scotland.
A former Scottish Enterprise (SE) head of energy has been appointed to lead the economic development quango as chief executive.
A new company tasked with realising Sir Ian Wood’s vision of an Energy Transition Zone in the south of Aberdeen has found its CEO.
The global hydrogen technology manufacturing pie is going to be huge, according to Martyn Tulloch, OGTC head of energy system integration.
Development agency Scottish Enterprise (SE) has announced it will spend £400 million in the next year safeguarding and creating employment.
“Game-changing” technologies designed to accelerate the production, transportation, storage and utilisation of hydrogen could be in-line to receive significant funding.
The decision by the French company EDF to award London-based InfraStrata a contract for eight of the 56 foundation jackets for the NnG offshore wind farm has got a lot of people extremely excited.