Peterhead’s future as a crucial hub for the transportation of low carbon fuel and emissions was discussed by ministers in Westminster this week.
The demolition of the chimney stacks at SSE’s Ferrybridge power station on 21 August was a powerful symbol of the progress the UK has made in weaning itself off emitting carbon dioxide. Less than a decade ago, more than 40% of the UK’s electricity was produced from coal-fired power stations like Ferrybridge. Today the figure is more like 2%. And the UK government is committed to getting rid of the last vestiges of coal by 2025.
North Sea oil and gas fields could one day receive green power from a huge substation, currently under construction in Shetland.
TotalEnergies SE is weighing taking a stake in what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, according to people familiar with the matter, as the French oil major continues to flex its green credentials.
London-listed energy company SSE will sell its 33.3% stake in gas distribution operator Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) for £1.22 billion.
Some of the biggest names in renewable energy are calling on the leaders of the Group of 20 nations to take action to speed up the deployment of green power to prevent dangerous global warming.
A major wind farm could be utilised as a tourist attraction in the far north, a Highland councillor has said.
Activists blocked the entrance to Peterhead Power Station this morning in a protest against site operator SSE’s sponsorship of the COP26 summit.
SSE chief executive Alistair Phillips-Davies has outlined his confidence in a bigger domestic supply chain emerging alongside a fast-growing UK offshore wind energy industry.
SSE maintained healthy profits in 2020, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, racking up proceeds from assets sales of nearly £2billion.
Equinor and SSE Thermal have announced plans to develop a pair of “first of a kind” low-carbon power stations in the UK.
At the start of the new tax year, we explore the financial landscape of the energy sector.
SSE plans to sell its 33% stake in local gas network company Scotland Gas Networks Plc as part of its plan to focus on renewable generation.
SSE and Equinor ASA plan to put a stake up for sale in what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm off the coast of the U.K.
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.
SSE has added another 53 new recruits to its ranks as it steps up ambitions to treble its renewable output and build the electricity network needed to deliver net zero.
West of Shetland operators are working with “serious intent” to get huge new oil projects “to a net zero outcome”, according to the head of a major clean energy scheme on the islands.
A London-listed green energy infrastructure investor has struck a deal to buy 17.5% of the Beatrice wind farm off the coast of Scotland.
Energy firm SSE has clinched a deal to sell its gas exploration and production assets to Viaro Energy for £120 million.
As we endure these challenging times, the climate emergency persists, and the planet continues to be threatened. Without a strong and stable economy, the funds to invest in a greener, cleaner future simply won’t be there. Even with the fall in carbon emissions, our modelling shows that the pandemic will only reduce demand through to 2050 by 8%.1
One of Scotland’s most experienced energy industry dispute resolution lawyers, Malcolm Gunnyeon, is looking forward to taking part in a discussion of one of his pet topics in a prestigious online event next month.
Equinor and SSE have today announced financial close on the first two phases of the Dogger Bank wind farm project.
Power purchase agreements for the first two stages of what will be the “world’s largest” offshore wind farm have been given the green light.
The boss of renewables-focused energy firm SSE has urged the Scottish supply chain to invest more if it wants to secure a bigger share of wind farm work.
SSE, operator of the Peterhead Power Station, is facing backlash from various climate groups after being announced as one of the first sponsors of the COP26 summit in Glasgow.