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.
Nearly 1.6GW of Scottish onshore wind and solar projects will receive backing under the latest clean energy procurement round, marking a promising return for the cheapest forms of new energy generation.
Industry body Scottish Renewables has welcomed three new directors to its board, bringing in expertise from business development, external relations and the energy services sector.
The decision by Oil & Gas UK to broaden its remit and change its name name to reflect the UK’s intended shift to low carbon energy pretty much across the board comes as no surprise.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) is dropping “oil and gas” from its name in a rebrand which will see its focus and remit broaden to new energy sources.
Scotland’s renewables industry has been reacting to the results of the much anticipated, £700 million ScotWind leasing round.
A further two energy events have been forced to alter their plans due to the ongoing spread of Omicron across Europe.
Calls for ministers to overhaul the grid transmission charging system have been reignited in the wake of UK hosting COP26.
A COP26 fringe event saw wave and tidal energy firms praise Scottish government support for the sector, but call for greater certainty to enable commercialisation.
The Scottish Government has been urged to implement a planning system which is in step with its net zero ambitions.
The UK Government has pledged to support the advancement of both green and blue hydrogen as part of plans to create a “thriving” low carbon sector.
An “alarming” new report setting out the impact of climate change on the planet should spell the end for oil and gas, according to a senior international figure.
Nominations for this year’s instalment of the UK’s largest renewable energy awards have officially opened today.
Offshore wind developers have been praised for the “time, effort and investment” they’ve put into their ScotWind applications.
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.
UK Government ministers have been told that the current transmission charging system is “entirely contrary” to the net zero agenda.
Renewable energy now supports around 23,000 jobs in Scotland, with economic output of £5.2billion a year, according to a new report.
The up and coming stars of the renewables industry were recognised for their achievements last night at the virtual Young Professionals Green Energy Awards.
An Orkney firm has successfully launched the world's most powerful tidal turbine.
Scotland’s lofty offshore wind aspirations could be stifled as companies jostle for position at the country’s ports, an industry expert has warned.
Trade body Scottish Renewables has appointed Emma Harrick to its newly created role of energy transition and supply chain manager.
The number of jobs in the UK offshore wind industry will swell by more than 43,000 within the next five years, according to a new report.
Scotland has given a ten-fold increase to maximum bids for its offshore wind auction, ScotWind, after Big Oil flexed its financial muscles last month.
Nicola Sturgeon has acknowledged the latest delay to Scotland's offshore wind leasing round was “deeply unwelcome” among renewables investors and developers.