A clean energy trade body has urged the UK Government to “lift capacity caps” to entice £20 billion of investment and create 12,000 renewables jobs.
Swedish wind developer Vattenfall has been given the go-ahead for a giant Southern North Sea wind project after the UK Government overturned a decision that would delay the project.
More than 11,000 people have signed up to take part in a virtual lobbying of MPs to call for a green-focused recovery to the coronavirus pandemic that tackles the climate and nature crises.
A multi-million pound Barnett formula transfer will be used by the Scottish Government to help high energy usage businesses cut emissions.
The Government is under pressure to deliver on its manifesto commitment to invest billions of pounds in insulating homes as part of a green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
A Scottish engineering firm has called on the UK and Scottish governments to create “crucial” connections to help the country’s marine energy sectors.
A call has been made to resurrect a Scottish Government programme to protect oil and gas jobs as thousands of workers face redundancy.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a four month extension to the current UK Government Covid-19 furlough scheme.
Representative body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has repeated its call for sector support and said its role in the push to meet net zero emissions is "not a given".
More investment in broadband instead of building roads should be part of a "green" package of measures to rebuild the economy, climate advisers have urged.
Norway has outlined plans for “extremely rare” changes to its tax regime to save the crisis-hit oil industry which would be “very welcome” for UK firms, according to an expert.
A number of prominent north-east politicians have called for the UK Government to fast-track a long awaited oil and gas sector deal following a new report by representative body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) that claimed the industry could see tens of thousands of job losses due to Covid-19.
Up to 30,000 oil jobs are predicted to go, along with billions of pounds in investment, due to Covid-19 and a 20-year low in oil prices.
Pressure continues to build on the UK Treasury to inject cash into the north-east energy industry.
The UK Government has extended the cut-off date for workers to be eligible for its coronavirus jobs retention scheme, expected to benefit 200,000 people.
The UK Government timetable for its offshore wind power auction will not be delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The “extremely challenging” conditions presented to the North Sea industry “emphasises the need” for the government’s promised oil and gas sector deal, according to EY.
New UK Government measures to support the self-employed will cause “sleepless nights” for those North Sea workers who have been left in limbo, according to industry experts.
Children of workers performing critical roles in the oil industry are expected to be prioritised for school places amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The oil price freefall means projections for the UK’s North Sea revenues are already out of date before the Budget is even published, according to a leading analyst.
The UK Government has announced a turnaround on its land-standing policy ban on onshore wind.
An Aberdeenshire project has been awarded £2.7million to test and develop a cost-effective way or converting North Sea gas to a clean fuel.
Climate activist group Greenpeace has been given the legal right to challenge oil giant BP over a North Sea drilling permit on the eve of the firm appointing its new chief executive.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) will this week outline the details of its response to the UK and Scottish Government’s net zero targets.
People are not aware of the changes that will be needed to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, polling suggests.