The value of the Scottish Government’s multi-million stake in troubled manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFaB) has diminished, according to new figures.
Energy firms could bear the brunt of a £15 million bill if new marine nature reserves are created off the west and north-east coasts, it has emerged.
Scotland's Energy Minister said yesterday that his government "regrets" the lack of provision made for local firms within rules for offshore wind project auctions.
Scottish manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) is understood to have secured a multi-million pound deal to provide jackets for the Neart Na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.
Scottish firms and organisations will meet with other UK companies today as part of a new offshore wind industry task force with the aim of increasing talent within the sector.
A recent North Sea protest row that erupted between BP and Greenpeace cost the taxpayer nearly £140,000 due to Police Scotland clocking up hundreds of hours of overtime.
Scotland’s energy minister has said carbon capture and storage (CCS) is not a “wishlist” item and that government and industry must deliver the technology.
Unions have accused Scottish-based offshore wind developers EDF Renewables of "literally" shipping profits abroad in a letter to the Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair work.
The fracking licence held by petrochemical giant Ineos has been extended for another year by Scottish ministers.
Electricity from renewable energy generation in Scotland has reached record levels in the first quarter of 2019, new figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has shown.
Both the UK and Scottish governments have been strangely silent on the highly dangerous game of cat and mouse being played out in the North Sea between an offshore giant and activists from Greenpeace.
Opposition parties have again hit out at the Scottish National Party (SNP) for wrongly claiming it has "banned fracking" in Scotland.
If you’ve read the report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) entitled “Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming” then I hope you’re both as impressed with it as I am, but also horrified.
Hundreds of Aberdonians have been helped by a multi-million oil and gas training fund since it began three years ago, according to a Scottish skills agency.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to continue the growth of onshore wind power – while ruling out a public veto for such projects. Speaking at the All Energy conference in Glasgow yesterday, Ms Sturgeon described the
Scotland's finance secretary has promised to explore adding "conditions" to future offshore wind farm projects to include local businesses and jobs, following a summit at Holyrood yesterday.
Scotland can end its contribution to global warming within 25 years by setting an "ambitious new target" to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2045, an influential climate change group has said.
Trade unions are to make the legal case for Scottish Government intervention in offshore wind jobs during a summit at Holyrood today.
Union officials have hit out after Westminster said UK Energy Minister Claire Perry would not attend next week's offshore wind summit in Edinburgh.
Patrick Harvie has called on the Scottish Government to develop a Green New Deal policy for Scotland.
Blame for a perceived shortfall in Scottish renewable energy jobs in the north-east has been laid at the feet of government by the country's trade union body.
Payments made to onshore wind farms hit a record high last month.
Westminster and the Scottish Government are to lead a summit into the awarding of contracts to the offshore wind supply chain as foreign firms continue to cash in on UK work.
A Scottish offshore wind insider claimed last night a Westminster and Scottish Government-led supply chain summit simply "exposes the fact that British engineering is not the cheapest in the world".
A North Sea recruiter has been blasted for posting a job advert which “unlawfully” discriminated against Polish workers.