The generator of a large wind turbine north of St Cyrus caught fire.
SSE has warned it will review renewables investments following the UK Government’s bombshell windfall tax announcement last week.
SSE shares edged down after the UK power generator said its major wind farm development would be delayed by months until the summer.
Workers were forced to evacuate from a transformer platform in the giant £3billion Seagreen wind farm 27 miles off Scotland’s Angus coastline, following an escape of “the most potent greenhouse gas” in the world.
The first 100km of a new subsea cable linking Shetland with the UK’s mainland grid has been successfully installed following a four-month campaign.
Renewable energy generators have hit out at a new UK Government bill which they said would impose a “windfall tax” on the sector and “skew investment towards fossil fuels”.
Figures from the energy industry have added their voice to mourners around the world following the death of the Queen.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has secured an engineering and design contract for a gas power and CO2 capture plant planned at Peterhead.
The foundations of the SSE (LON: SSE) Seagreen project are set to begin their journey from the Port of Nigg to the wind farm off Angus.
Stunning footage has been captured of whales making a surprise visit to turbine technicians at a North Sea wind farm.
The energy group reported strong quarterly performance and said it expects to generate first power from its Seagreen offshore wind farm by the end of this month.
Shares in UK utilities climbed after the government said it wouldn’t extend a windfall tax to power generators.
The UK plans to announce in the coming days whether it will extend a windfall tax to electricity generators -- a difficult task as the government tries to help consumers struggling with inflation while also supporting renewable energy.
Renewco Power has set its sights on US expansion with the acquisition of 1.5GW pipeline of solar projects and 500MW of battery storage projects from Virginia-based Beaufort Rosemary.
Viaro Energy has appointed Steve Jenkins as its non-executive chairman, following the departure of Roger Tucker.
A windfall tax on electricity generators making “extraordinary profits” is still an option, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said Thursday after slapping a similar levy on oil and gas companies.
SSE reported a near 50% jump in full-year profits last year, as it accelerates plans to invest £24 billion in renewables and energy transition projects and hire 1,000 people per year across the UK.
A panel of government and industry representatives highlighted the need for early engagement across the offshore wind sector if target capacity and UK export opportunities are to be realised.
The last six months or so have really emphasised the importance of every part of the energy ‘trilemma’.
Companies are defending Britain’s net-zero plans as the best way to resolve the energy crisis in the long term, after a report that close advisers to the prime minister are warning that a rethink of the policy is needed.
Activist investors have grabbed headlines in recent months with calls to break up major energy players – but will this help or hinder their energy transition efforts?
A battle is brewing between SSE and activist investor Elliott Advisers over the future direction of the Scottish energy firm.
The latest Energy Voice monthly supplement has been published with The Press & Journal.
As SSE commits to invest £15m in the UK’s largest turbine tower manufacturing facility in the Scottish Highlands, CEO Alistair Phillips-Davies says the scale of the company’s ambition and pipeline in offshore wind is behind its decision to inject the funds needed to make Nigg Offshore Wind happen.
Energy giant SSE has unveiled plans to create more than 850 jobs in its distribution business as it works to restore power to thousands in the wake of Storm Arwen.