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.
A multi-million pound Barnett formula transfer will be used by the Scottish Government to help high energy usage businesses cut emissions.
Around 1,500 jobs created with every gigawatt of clean energy installed in Scotland, trade body claims
Around 1,500 jobs are created with every gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy built in Scotland, according to a new figures.
A new report from the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has claimed that the country’s renewable energy employment figures have flatlined since 2014.
A group of former Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) workers have branded the firm's takeover by a Canadian manufacturer a 'disaster' for the Isle of Lewis.
A £62million Scottish Government support package has been unveiled to help oil and gas firms make a green recovery from the Covid-19 crisis.
Energy services firms Wood and Global Energy Group have praised a new £62m Scottish Government package, saying it will “build momentum” towards a "true energy transition".
Sir Ian Wood, chair of economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE), comments on the Energy Transition Fund announcement from the Scottish Government.
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.
The Scottish Government has argued that delaying Brexit would “remove further instability” for the struggling oil and gas sector.
Norway has outlined plans for “extremely rare” changes to its tax regime to save the crisis-hit oil industry which would be “very welcome” for UK firms, according to an expert.
A number of prominent north-east politicians have called for the UK Government to fast-track a long awaited oil and gas sector deal following a new report by representative body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) that claimed the industry could see tens of thousands of job losses due to Covid-19.
Up to 30,000 oil jobs are predicted to go, along with billions of pounds in investment, due to Covid-19 and a 20-year low in oil prices.
North Sea oil and gas workers are to be given priority Covid-19 testing places alongside emergency service and critical staff.
Two north-east decarbonisation projects have managed to secure significant UK Government funding to further their work on CO2 reduction programmes.
The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has been handed £3 million in funding to help it take over the duties of another energy innovation facility.
Scotland currently has no target to increase the percentage of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers in the country’s offshore wind sector.
A Bill has been introduced at Holyrood with the aim of furthering the development of community heating networks.
Almost seven million trees have been felled in the north of Scotland to make way for onshore wind farms since the year 2000, according to new figures.
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.