A predicted boom in North Sea offshore wind jobs has been branded “a pipe dream” by union bosses after the Scottish Government admitted that it only uses “estimates” of current employment figures in the sector.
Further jobs are set to go at Fife-based manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) as it emerged that a potential life-saving wind farm contract for the firm could be delayed.
The financial controller of Forth Ports, Alex Smith, has today been appointed to the board of the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) will this week outline the details of its response to the UK and Scottish Government’s net zero targets.
Potential for ‘thousands’ of jobs as Sir Ian Wood unveils plans for Aberdeen ‘Energy Transition Zone’
Sir Ian Wood has unveiled ambitious plans to help the north-east economy capitalise on the energy transition, potentially creating “thousands” of jobs in the process.
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 rejected that new offshore wind jobs figures published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) reflect a decline in sector employment.
Energy giant SSE has announced it is slashing jobs at a north-east power station following years of uncertainty.
Local authority body Cosla has called for "fair funding" to help councils tackle climate change.
A strict new rule change by the Scottish Government requires offshore wind farm developers to set out how they plan to create local jobs.
New rules set out by the Scottish Government will impose strict supply chain commitments on developers looking to build giant offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland.
Scottish trade unions are to warn top bosses and government that “the job losses scandal has to stop” during an offshore wind summit at Holyrood today.
Small Highland hydro firms have hit out at the findings of a new Scottish Government report, which they claim will cause “major economic uncertainty”.
The UK Government's onshore wind policy has "damaged" the sector and its supply chain, according to a Scottish trade body director.
A renewable energy trade body has voiced concern over the UK's ability to meet its net zero emissions target due to the small number of onshore wind farms installed in 2019.
The Scottish Government has announced it is set to introduce a multi-million plan to ensure all new homes use renewable energy from 2024.
As years go, 2019 was a particularly significant one for Scotland’s energy sector, most notably with the Scottish Government declaring a climate emergency, and outlining our commitment to become a net-zero emissions economy and society by 2045.
Aberdeen must “strike now or miss its chance” on the offshore wind market, a local MSP has warned after a new plans revealed future projects could dominate the north-east coastline.
2019 has been a year where the energy transition has very much come to the fore.
The Scottish Government has launched a renewable energy consultation on the country's offshore wind and marine energy sectors.
The north-east energy sector has a ‘key role to play’ in reducing emissions but the Scottish Government must provide ‘clarity’ on targets, according to industry chiefs.
A bitter war of words has broken out as two Scottish trade unions have accused the Scottish Government of inaction over jobs at troubled firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab).
The Scottish Government has revealed that it sought to "assist" a troubled wind energy manufacturer prior to job losses that could see up to 80 redundancies at the firm.
Up to 28 jobs are understood to have gone at a Scottish wind energy firm today as the fight to keep 80 staff in work looks to have failed.
A “ground-breaking” agreement on carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) has been reached today between a group North Sea oil industry backers and the Scottish Government.