The Scottish Government and the Highlands and Islands Enterprise have invested a combined £454,000 to help ensure a resilient supply of renewable hydrogen from Eday to the mainland to strengthen Orkney's hydrogen infrastructure.
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.
A change in Scotland’s income tax take could be on the cards as workers move between subsectors and between industries in the coming years.
North Sea stalwart Melfort Campbell has been honoured at the Offshore Achievement Awards.
It is our responsibility to foster the interest and enthusiasm in young people for a career that will continue to sustain our industry with the skilled workforce it will need in the decades to come.”
Cash generated by Scotland’s offshore wind boom could be used to create a sovereign wealth fund, the cabinet secretary for net zero has revealed.
Businesses in Scotland are being urged to withdraw from trading with Russia, following its invasion of Ukraine.
The Scottish Government has set out the actions it intends to take to deliver economic prosperity in the coming years.
Scottish Government ministers have been challenged to set out how they will spend a £500 million energy transition fund to help the north-east shift from fossil fuels.
Scotland would be up to £6.7 billion better off with investment in carbon capture technology, the energy minister has said.
Shetland fishing chiefs have claimed offshore wind farms and marine protected areas are threatening livelihoods in their industry.
The UK and Scottish governments have agreed there will be two "green freeports" north of the border.
Following criticism in parliament the Scottish Government has replied to a letter from Aberdeen businesses which warned against creating a “hostile investment environment” for oil and gas, but recipients say it does not guarantee new exploration.
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.
ETZ Ltd, the not-for-profit brainchild of Sir Ian Wood, has launched a £100,000 grant to help firms in north-east Scotland prepare for the energy transition.
The Scottish Government has earmarked up to £80 million in a bid to bring forward the timeline for a key decarbonisation project.
A new initiative has been launched to help enable the coexistence of offshore wind farms with a thriving marine environment.
The Scottish Government has approved planning permission for two council-owned wind farms in Orkney.
The UK energy secretary has responded to a letter penned by 58 Aberdeen business leaders which called for a more “reasoned debate” on the future of oil and gas.
Between COP, Cambo and a host of other increasingly political issues around fossil fuels, EV puts it to Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) chief executive Deirdre Michie that the trade body’s rhetoric to defend the sector has ramped up in recent months.
It is hoped an ambitious international collaboration project could unlock access for Scottish firms to a multi-billion pound green hydrogen market.
I didn’t want to revisit the UK’s carbon capture debacle so soon, but the decision to demote Scotland’s Acorn project to the second division has forced my hand.
“I really believe we’re just in a 1-2 year window of this going from oil and gas to all energy”, David Currie, group CEO of Proserv, said, “the question for me is: Can Aberdeen come with it?”
A new programme designed to identify opportunities and explore deployable solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been launched in the north-east.
Nicola Sturgeon has said that unlimited recovery of oil and gas is “not sustainable” in keynote speech delivered in run-up to COP26.