A planned global underwater engineering hub in Aberdeen could be launched as early as next year after Westminster announced more than a million pounds worth of support.
It’s hoped commitments to put energy transition “at the heart” of economic recovery plans could go some way to reversing negative trends in the oil and gas industry.
The UK and Scottish governments have no legal route to provide further financial support to Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab), according to a joint statement from both sides.
The Government has confirmed plans to double the amount of renewables getting support in the next round of contracts for clean energy technology.
More than half of the estimated £50bn investment for the UK government’s offshore wind plan is expected to go to overseas companies.
A North Sea trade union boss has warned the oil industry is “teetering on the brink” due to a lack of activity and investment in the basin.
Westminster’s multi-billion pound plan for a “green industrial revolution” has been touted as a “welcome signal” of what the UK’s path to net zero may look like.
Boris Johnson has unveiled a multi-billion pound green industrial plan that could result in an emissions-busting project near Peterhead receiving a huge cash injection.
Business and union leaders have welcomed Government plans to create two million green jobs by 2030.
The Scottish Government has claimed its ability to exercise climate powers is “under threat” over the lack of movement on a UK Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
Trade body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) says its autumn “snapshot” reinforces the case for a North Sea transition deal to ensure the industry can “build back better” from Covid-19.
The Government has been urged to invest at least £30 billion in the next 18 months on a green recovery to create hundreds of thousands of jobs.
Costs involved with decarbonising the UK’s economy to net zero have fallen in the last year, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has urged the UK Government to intervene on the “impasse” at BiFab, warning of a “scandal” if contracts that could be completed in the UK were given overseas.
The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched its “largest funding call to date” with £1.5 million up for grabs.
A number of the oil and gas industry’s biggest players have joined forces to speed up the decarbonisation of industry and power.
The credit export wing of the UK Government could support tens of thousands of jobs in the coming years if it switches its focus from oil and gas to renewables, according to a new study.
The harsh reality facing many coastal communities up and down the UK today gives a sad irony to the iconic music hall song “I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside”.
The head of the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group is confident Westminster’s “green industrial revolution” pledge will create opportunities for the city to demonstrate its expertise.
Boris Johnson’s plan to quadruple the size of the U.K. offshore wind industry will require $58 billion of investment and careful management of what’s a tricky building process in some of the world’s roughest waters.
Green energy produced by UK and Dutch North Sea wind farms could soon be fed into both countries domestic systems as part of efforts to hit net zero carbon goals.
A leading environmental group is calling on the UK Government to price energy emissions more effectively in order to meet net zero targets.
The leader of Shetland Islands Council has said the region wants “to retain more of that tax take” from oil and gas revenues in its self-determination bid.
The British public wants government to play a bigger role in tackling climate change, including bringing forward a ban on diesel and gasoline cars and taxing frequent fliers.
A union and an employment law specialist have warned of "imminent" consultations on North Sea job losses as the UK Government furlough scheme comes to an end next month.