A 13-metre wind turbine blade is being brought to Duthie Park in Aberdeen this Saturday as part of a Greenpeace climate campaign.
‘People are suffering needlessly’ – north-east residents join calls for onshore wind planning overhaul
An Aberdeenshire woman has spoken of the “considerable discomfort” she and her family endured due to the sound generated by nearby onshore wind turbines.
Trade unions and climate campaigners have called for the creation of an “offshore training passport” to help workers move between the oil and gas and renewables sectors more easily.
A major development to shift the economy away from reliance on oil and gas is being given £26 million by the Scottish Government.
Sir Ian Wood has criticised governments for removing overseas trade support for oil and gas activities, saying it won’t reduce carbon emissions “one inch”.
A new investment programme has been launched which will eventually unlock £200 million of public sector investment to help Scotland achieve its net zero target.
Quarantine hotels for oil and gas workers are to remain in place, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon saying “public safety is paramount”.
The Scottish Government has unveiled its new cabinet secretary in charge of overseeing energy and net zero policy.
North Sea supply chain companies could begin to move elsewhere if operators continue to defer decommissioning, it has been warned.
There are calls for discussions around “greenports” in Scotland to get “back on track” following the Holyrood election.
“Game-changing” technologies designed to accelerate the production, transportation, storage and utilisation of hydrogen could be in-line to receive significant funding.
The Scottish Government has decided not to let up quarantine rules for oil and gas workers returning from overseas, deciding that doing so would be “too risky”.
Harbour and industry chiefs say a £9 million funding pledge for a “game-changing” ultra-deep water decommissioning facility in Shetland is an important step in the right direction.
Plans for a new Global Underwater Hub for subsea engineering, led from Aberdeen, has been allocated £6.5million of Scottish Government funding.
The Scottish Government has launched a £22 million fund for peatland restoration projects.
The Scottish Government is being urged to set a date for reviewing current restrictions for Scots returning from oil jobs overseas.
A further delay to the ScotWind leasing round risks the loss of billions of pounds of investment, a leading trade body has warned.
UK jobs and companies would “pay the price” if ministers agreed a ban on new North Sea exploration, according to a senior industry source.
Governments mulling financial support for turbine manufacturing facility at Highlands port, says report
Port of Nigg could be in line to receive government funding to allow it to manufacture turbines for what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, according to a news report.
The UK’s leading oil and gas industry trade body has said any potential ban on new exploration in the North Sea would put the country’s net zero future at risk.
The first turbine components for a controversial onshore wind farm in the north of Scotland have arrived on site.
An industry chief is optimistic that government policies axing support for fossil-fuel-related export activity still give scope for the oil sector to “have its cake and eat it”.
Confusion reigned today over changes to Holyrood’s Covid-19 hotel quarantine rules for Scots returning from overseas oil jobs.
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Plans to remove support for oilfield technology and services exports wont necessarily inhibit supply chain growth, according to an industry expert.
A trade union boss says making Scots go into quarantine hotels when they return from overseas oil jobs is “utter madness”.