With discussions spanning consenting, finance and policy across the offshore wind space, here are our key takeaways from this week’s major conference in Glasgow.
Humza Yousaf announces three projects will move to second stage of offshore wind Strategic Investment Model.
Scottish Renewables looks to bring government and industry together at a major offshore wind conference in Glasgow this week, with finance and consenting high on the agenda.
ScottishPower has unveiled £5.4 billion of contract opportunities as it kickstarts the "largest overhaul of the grid since its inception".
The clean energy industry supported the equivalent of just under 43,000 Scottish jobs in 2021, according to new estimates published by Scottish Renewables.
Only three of the top 10 most popular energy roles typically filled by overseas recruits have an average salary above the proposed new minimum threshold.
Scottish Renewables is calling on the UK government to take urgent action to maintain the country's position as a 'world leader' in renewables.
Renewables advocates say a two-year delay to the Scottish Government’s key plans for energy and just transition is putting billions of pounds of investment at risk.
The trade body, Scottish Renewables has urged the UK and Scottish governments to explain to the public why a "once-in-a-generation electricity network expansion" is needed.
Renewables trade bodies have written to the Prime Minister calling on the government to “urgently” support the deployment of long-duration electricity storage such as pumped hydro.
Keith Anderson, chief executive of Scottish Power, was on the radio the other day and I almost cheered.
Energy sector representatives have written to the government warning that a focus on price alone in procuring new renewables capacity risks a “race to the bottom”.
A group of trade associations from across the energy sector have written to the Chancellor urging him to prioritise incentives for green growth as part of the Spring Budget.
Work is still ongoing to iron out issues at the world’s largest floating wind farm, well over a year since it became fully operational.
Nicola Sturgeon delivered her vision for Scotland’s offshore wind sector in front of industry leaders in Glasgow yesterday.
A business chief delivered a rousing speech on the potential for offshore wind to revitalise the Highlands and Islands during a major industry event on Wednesday.
Scotland will deploy a "minimum" of 20GW by 2030.
Forth Ports’ £40m renewables hub in Dundee was amongst the projects and companies honoured at the Scottish Renewables Green Energy Awards on Thursday night.
A new planning system proposed by the Scottish Government has been described as “a remarkable and major step forward” by Scotland’s renewable energy industry.
Panellists at a floating wind event in Aberdeen said the sector was ready for commercial deployment but must now work to get projects in the water lest the UK lose its valuable head start.
The head of Scotland’s renewables trade body took aim at government proposals to cap revenues from clean energy generators in a bid to reduce the impact of high energy prices on consumers.
Thousands are expected to attend a sold-out floating wind event in Aberdeen this week, but limited capacity has left some in the doldrums.
A new study estimates that the Scottish renewables sector supported the equivalent of over 27,000 jobs across the economy in 2020, but calls for better data collection from both governments.
More than three quarters of people in the UK back building new wind and solar farms to tackle the energy crisis.
Developers secured support for nearly 7GW of offshore wind projects as part of the latest Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction, 1.4GW of which will be built in Scottish waters.