The consortium behind the Stromar floating wind development off the north-east coast of Scotland has appointed a new director to head up the project.
Representatives for Shetland’s fishing industry say they are being ignored in the drive to develop new wind farms off the islands, and took aim at the latest ScotWind clearance round.
Reaping the multibillion-pound rewards of ScotWind requires "rapid" investment in Scottish ports, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.
More ScotWind projects are to be offered seabed agreements off Shetland as part of Crown Estate Scotland’s clearing process.
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Scotland's energy secretary has said there is no time to waste in getting the Scottish carbon capture and storage (CCS) cluster the green light.
Crown Estate Scotland has opened the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind leasing process, a crucial step in lowering emissions from North Sea oil and gas production.
A management buyout will see Jake Watt take the helm at Lerwick Engineering & Fabrication (LEF), as he positions the firm to take advantage of low-carbon opportunities on Shetland and beyond.
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Port of Leith has signed a marshalling deal for the giant Morven wind farm from BP and EnBW to be built in the North Sea.
National Grid's plans to build sufficient transmission to help reach the UK’s 50GW offshore wind target have been welcomed by industry, but some have warned significant ScotWind capacity has so far been omitted.
Oil giant BP (LON: BP) has been inundated by applications from workers vying to transition into the low carbon energy space.
Crown Estate Scotland is aiming to kick off its upcoming Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round in August.
Doubt has been cast on delivering the UK's largest offshore wind tower factory at Nigg in the Highlands next year after a key Spanish partner made its exit.
Decarbonisation of oil and gas activities in the North Sea, largely through electrification, will play a central role in Scotland's ongoing energy transition.
Sir Ian Wood has said it is unlikely that the UK supply chain will take more than 20% of the major fabrication work in the early wave of ScotWind contracts.
A “surge” in the number of people working in offshore wind is on the horizon, with billions of pounds forecast to flow into the sector.
The Scottish Government has set out updated spending plans for the next parliament, promising an increase of more than half a billion pounds of investment to drive down greenhouse gas emissions and build climate resilience.
A new report from Robert Gordon University (RGU) suggests £17 billion of investment could secure the north-east’s position as a leading global energy hub, but a lack of ambition may lead to significant job losses.
‘This shouldn’t be acceptable’: Supply chain leaders warn Scotwind buildout will go abroad without cohesive strategy
Offshore wind sector suppliers have called on the industry to work together to secure opportunities for the domestic supply chain, and criticised projects for which work has already been sent abroad.
The CEO of Scottish Power has called for the creation of a “head of ScotWind” to oversee the multi-billion pound development process.
Following the results of Round 4 and ScotWind, it is clear that joint ventures will continue to be fundamental to delivering large-scale offshore wind projects.
Scotwind will see billions of pounds invested into Scotland’s offshore wind supply sector, although, for Hamish, the news came just as he was trying to have lunch.
BP has announced plans to invest £18 billion in the UK energy system by 2030, with the North Sea at its heart, days after calls were once again raised for an oil and gas windfall tax.
“Exceptional” oil and gas trading meant BP (LON:BP) raked in healthy profits in the first three months of 2022.