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North of Scotland

DIY electricity up 50% in Scotland

July 17, 2015

The number of Scots companies, communities, farms and landowners making their own electricity has risen by more than 50% in the last year generating more than £271million worth of energy, new research has found.

Business opinion

Alan Savage: This was the year that was

December 23, 2015

Another year goes by and it doesn’t get any easier. The price of a barrel is 10% down on this time last and now hovers just over $40! The Saudis are playing very hardball with the Frackers and continue to pump full bore.

North of Scotland

TheLunch: Hotels aim for major business rates fix

March 20, 2017

Tucked around the corner of the busy traffic corridor around Union Square and the train station is the Merchant Quarter. Its cobbled streets and independent shops, bars and restaurants hugging the base of Union Street above is remnant of Aberdeen’s medieval past and an oasis of character and charm, an antidote to chain outlets and corporate blandness.