Global energy consultancy Xodus Group is encouraging companies involved in renewables to engage in a new study into the costs around offshore wind.
Engineers have successfully installed the first offshore electrical infrastructure at Moray East, one of the largest offshore wind developments in Scotland.
An innovative scarecrow system could help tackle the foul issue of seabird droppings on offshore wind farms and platforms.
Fugro has begun the geophysical survey phase for a major offshore wind project as part of a £55 million site investigation contract.
The turbine inventor Henrik Stiesdal is small in the shadows of gigantic curves of steel, watching workers weld towers that will be rooted to the seabed. This factory in the Danish countryside has churned out thousands of masts for wind turbines whose blades can stretch more than 500 feet. It’s an important contribution to a global wind revolution that’s supplying electricity to millions of homes worldwide.
Scottish Government officials have been accused of “riding roughshod” over recommendations from Moray Council planners about where wind turbines could be built in the region.
The Netherlands wants to become a leader in green hydrogen production, but projects will require subsidies and more private investors to get off the ground.
An Inverness firm of architects is expanding across the Highlands.
The Scottish Government’s influence over rural planning issues has been attacked after a local decision to reject two Orkney wind farms was overturned in Edinburgh.
Communities are often being left with just the “crumbs off the table” if they do not strike a hard bargain to host windfarms, MSPs warned yesterday.
Miniature “bird backpacks” or tiny tracking tags on tail feathers could help reveal how wild birds move around offshore wind farms.
Dutch subsea services provider N-Sea has opened a new office in Germany to help it keep up with the "exponential" growth rate of the country's renewables market.
Many of Scotland's biggest onshore wind farms are being paid tens of millions of pounds for producing virtually no energy at certain times.
Energy companies that stunned the world by offering to build wind farms with no subsidy may ruin the industry’s reputation by never actually delivering on their promises.
A storm is brewing in the Western Isles as a war over the rights to a lucrative windfarm begins at the Scottish Land Court tomorrow.
New research by a conservation charity has highlighted the potential tourism risks posed by industrial development encroaching on Scotland’s scenic landscapes.
Conservationists have launched a new campaign calling for statutory protection for wilderness areas in Scotland.
A worker has died in a fall inside an under-construction wind turbine.
The Scottish Government today gave its permission for a £250million, eight turbine wind farm to be built off the north-east coast.
It is now “almost impossible” to find a mountain from which a windfarm cannot be seen, according to a senior mountaineering figure.
Environmental campaigners fear windfarms are causing the lungs of millions of bats to explode every year.
Two wind farms, which will between them provide enough power for more than 60,000 homes, have been given the go-ahead by the Scottish Government.
Centrica has agreed to sell its interests in three UK wind farms to a consortium for £115.
The US wind energy industry has been dealt a blow after a US court ruled that the Department of the Interior violated federal laws by allowing renewables firms to kill protected Bald and Golden Eagles.
Italian energy group ERG is to buy German utility E.ON's Italian hydroelectric power plants for about 950 million euros ($1 billion), expanding its renewable portfolio which mostly comprises windfarms. E.ON's Terni Hydroelectric Complex, which has 527 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity and produces about 1.4 terawatt hours of electricity a year, was put up for sale in late 2013 along with other assets in the country. ERG currently operates windfarms in Europe with a total capacity of 1.38 gigawatts, including 1.1 gigawatts in Italy, as well as a gas-fired thermal plant in Sicily with a capacity of 480 MW.