Scottish communities "expected to bear a large part of the burden" of the UK's renewables transition are questioning the value of funding they receive in return.
People who live near large new energy generating infrastructure should gain “community benefits” like the cash being proposed for residents near new pylons, the Scottish Government says.
Electricity network firm SSEN Transmission says it is growing headcount across Scotland in order to deliver its Pathway to 2030 plans.
Pressure is growing for a public inquiry into the “onslaught” of windfarms and power lines earmarked for Skye.
Japanese conglomerate Hitachi has won work on Eastern Green Link 2 (EGL2); a major project to boost grid connection between Scotland and England.
National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) and SSEN Transmission have agreed the terms of a joint venture to build a subsea power “superhighway” linking northeast Scotland and England.
A forum of Highland community councils is being created to unite a campaign over a controversial planned new power line.
Low capacity in island electricity grid connections has held back the north’s renewable energy industry but hope is at hand at long last, writes Peter Ranscombe.
A long-awaited decision to connect wind farms in the Western Isles to the grid has been welcomed as a “hugely significant milestone” that will “unlock vast renewable potential” in the area.
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.
It has been warned that any delays to plans for an “electric superhighway” between Scotland and England could cost the taxpayer millions of pounds.
Suspected unexploded ordnance has been found along the route of the planned subsea cable that will link Shetland to the mainland.
North Sea oil and gas fields could one day receive green power from a huge substation, currently under construction in Shetland.
A local campaign group has raised concerns about plans to install a giant power cable between Shetland and the Scottish mainland, after a similar project hit difficulties.
A Shetland-based firm has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to support the installation of a subsea cable between the island and the mainland.