Scottish Power is greener than many of its smaller rivals who trade “pieces of paper” that allow them to claim they offer 100% renewable electricity, the company’s boss has said.
Scientists have developed fully autonomous robots which are able to inspect wind farms for damage.
Energy firms risk misleading environmentally conscious customers with tariffs marked 100% renewable electricity, according to a Which? investigation.
Bosses of an offshore wind project which will have its HQ in Fraserburgh have revealed construction will create up to 2,000 jobs in the area.
A Caithness community is to consult locals on how best to use the money brought in by wind farms.
Renewable energy is outstripping oil and gas in terms of the percentage of females working in the sector, according to a new report.
A renewable energy expert has been selected as the SNP’s candidate for the upcoming Shetland by-election.
Plans for a 327-foot wind turbine in Aberdeenshire have been rejected by councillors, following concerns it could interfere military radar.
A Highland Conservative MSP has said it is “not at all surprising” that a new poll shows a majority of Tory voters support onshore wind projects.
A director of Moray Offshore Renewables claimed last night that the new £12 million deal with Global Energy Group (Geg) could herald a “significant pipeline” of offshore wind work in the Highlands.
A Highland energy boss last night hailed the agreement of a £12 million deal with a giant Moray Firth offshore wind project as “a real statement of confidence” in the Scottish renewables sector.
A disputed electricity bill totalling thousands of pounds for the most remote pub in the UK has been settled out of court.
A windfarm developer has claimed a lack of government funding has put its plans on hold.
Innovative thinkers and renewables leaders are being sought to enter this year’s highly coveted Gold Awards.
Aberdeen has lost its focus on being the energy capital of Europe, it has been claimed.
The success of a £29 million Orkney energy storage pilot scheme has the potential to generate “tens of thousands” of UK renewables jobs, according to the project developer.
Aberdeen’s Lord Provost Barney Crockett has spoken at a high-level conference in the United States, rubbing shoulders with the likes of the crown princess of Denmark and the American secretary of state.
Planners have renewed their objection to a proposed 26-turbine wind farm, which it is feared would blight the north-east's iconic landscape.
Two Highland wind farms will generate a £635 million cash boost for Scottish energy company SSE after it sells nearly half of its 100% stake in them to a London-based renewables firm.
An Austrian firm has been confirmed as the builders of a new plant which will transform Aberdeen’s discarded banana skins, tea bags and potato peelings into fuel for the city’s £333million new exhibition centre.
Expansion into new markets and continued investment in equipment put Aberdeenshire-based Flowline Specialists back in the black in 2017-18.
A Scottish wind energy developer has pledged to offer one of the “biggest cash injections” the Highlands has ever seen.
Concern is mounting no decision will be made in time for Christmas on a potential lifeline renewables contract for BiFab.
The Brexit agreement poses a “risk” to the future growth of renewable energy talent and jobs in the north-east, an SNP spokesman has said.
A multi-millionaire technology developer has been named as the new investor in tidal firm Scotrenewables.
The north-east countryside could soon become home to one of Scotland’s largest solar farms.
Oil giant BP has “no plans” to invest in renewables in Scotland, an energy chief said last night.
Over the last 3 months, workforce numbers at Nigg Energy Park have increased to more than 700 people on site, including provision from over 120 supply chain companies.
A new carbon reduction scheme has been launched in Moray to help businesses, individuals and visitors offset their greenhouse gas emissions.
A detailed planning application has been lodged for an electricity substation near New Deer that will process enough renewable electricity to power up to 900,000 homes.
An Aberdeenshire video production business has inked contracts worth £50,000 with energy sector clients since the start of 2018.
The agency behind a purpose built business park aimed at exclusively attracting renewable firms to the north-east is having to go back to the drawing board as a result of a lack of demand in the industry.