Aberdeen’s ongoing transition of decarbonising the oil and gas industry and investing in the development of sustainable green energies has the potential to inject new life into the city, restoring its position on the world stage as an economic powerhouse.
Regardless of what government, its agencies and trade groups try to claim, offshore wind has not had that Saudi Arabia scale impact on the Scottish supply chain scene some hoped it would.
Power-hungry, fossil-fuel dependent Japan has successfully tested a system that could provide a constant, steady form of renewable energy, regardless of the wind or the sun.
The war in Ukraine has jolted European politicians into finally understanding that overdependence on imported energy can carry extreme risks. What they haven’t understand yet though is that you can’t just turn off one set of taps and turn on another.
The UK Government has launched its largest ever “Contracts for Difference” renewable energy auction, with £285million per year up for grabs.
Let’s face it, 2021 was a terrible year.
The diverse Asia Pacific regions offer a myriad of opportunities, ranging from decommissioning, late-life field rejuvenation, offshore wind, as well as carbon capture and storage (CCS), for adventurous UK companies.
Renewable energy now supports around 23,000 jobs in Scotland, with economic output of £5.2billion a year, according to a new report.
The UK and Indonesia have announced the creation of a new joint trade dialogue that will open green energy opportunities for UK companies in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
Tidal-powered cars are now a reality in Shetland, a Scottish marine energy firm said today.
It is a fact of life that if you want to achieve net zero you need the technology that can make it happen. You can play around with what you think are smart economic wheezes such as contracts for difference and carbon tax but if you don’t have the technology to enable you to stop burning hydrocarbons then ultimately, they’re of no benefit whatsoever.
A new report published has called on industry and government to work together to develop opportunities for the use of marine renewables in the oil and gas sector.
Equinor and Orsted will lead a new group formed to tackle climate change by accelerating the deployment of offshore renewable energy technology.
As we enter a new decade, I’m sure I’m not alone in reflecting on matters that are personally important, together with major issues that impact on society, the environment and the economy.
Scottish marine energy firm Simec Atlantis Energy has fully decommissioned its SeaGen tidal turbine support structure in the Strangford Narrows, Northern Ireland.
More than 90 members of Parliament have signed a letter asking UK energy minister Claire Perry to back measures of support fo the UK marine energy sector.
The Scottish tidal energy sector is at a “tipping point” in its efforts to reach full commercialisation, a trade body boss has revealed.
The ambition of the wave and tidal industry is not being matched by the UK Government, a former Scottish secretary has warned.
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) based in the Orkney Islands has been named among the top 200 most influential world projects.
The second phase of an international study has been announced to boost the reliability of tidal and wave energy systems.
Edinburgh based tidal power firm Atlantis has broken the record for opening day subscriptions on the Abundance investment platform.
Canadian developer of hydrokinetic systems for tidal and inland applications Instream Energy Solutions has appointed a UK engineering manager.
Engineering consultancy Xodus Group has formed a partnership with Orkney based Green Marine to launch a new combined service for the maintenance of offshore renewable assets.
Orkney-based Scotrenewables Tidal Power has hailed its giant turbine for “resetting the bar” on costs as the device hit peak power.
Atlantis Resources to day confirmed it was targeting the French tidal power sector.