Aberdeen City Council has won a share of a £1million pot to progress its ambitions for hydrogen and solar projects.
The Scottish Government has been urged to stop ‘sitting on the fence’ over the controversial Cambo oilfield near Shetland.
Scotland’s cabinet secretary for energy and net zero says plans are in the pipeline for more offshore leasing rounds over the course of the current parliament.
With COP26 in Glasgow two months away, one might think Scottish political eyes would be turning towards the issues it will discuss, even if that means parking some other preoccupations for the time being. Not so.
A senior executive at Baker Hughes and chair of this year’s Offshore Europe has told the conference that the industry is well aware of its “responsibility” to net zero and “didn’t need COP26 to prick our conscience”.
A leasing process for offshore wind to help decarbonise oil and gas operations is expected to open early next year.
The Scottish Government has been urged to implement a planning system which is in step with its net zero ambitions.
The Scottish Government has opened a survey into plans for electricity from offshore wind to power oil and gas platforms.
More than £14 million invested in training opportunities in the north-east to boost a net-zero future
The Scottish Government has invested money to support north-east workers and businesses in their recovery from the pandemic and movement towards being net-zero.
The Scottish Government has said there is “no change to policy” being considered for oil and gas workers stuck in hotel quarantine from red list countries.
A power-sharing deal between the SNP and the Scottish Greens could thwart further investment in North Sea oil and gas, industry figures have warned.
A total of £34 million will be invested in projects aimed at “transforming the North Sea energy system” and delivering a net-zero future.
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.