Low-carbon technologies generated half of the UK’s electricity in 2017, outstripping the combined power from coal and gas for the first time, analysis shows.
British wind farms generated more electricity than coal plants on more than 75% of days this year, figures show.
Low carbon power from renewables and nuclear accounted for record highs of more than 54% of British electricity between July and September, official figures showed.
Hundreds of workers at the struggling engineering firm BiFab have marched on the Scottish Parliament in their fight to safeguard jobs and secure the future of the company.
Levels of carbon pollution from Britain’s electricity generation have almost halved in just a few years, making the country’s power system one of the world’s cleanest, a report said.
Power generated by wind turbines provided enough energy for almost double the number of homes in Scotland last month, according to data.
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.
Green energy schemes, an income tax review and a plan to tackle homelessness were among the key features of Nicola Sturgeon’s “fresh, bold and ambitious” programme for government.
Developers have revealed nearly 2,000 jobs will be created as part of plans for an offshore windfarm to be based on the Moray coast. Nearly 190 wind turbines will be built in the Outer Moray Firth, which will power nearly 750,000 homes. Visit our sister site, Energy Voice, for the full story.
A new £500,000 fund has been established to help farmers, land managers and small to medium-sized businesses in rural areas develop sustainable energy schemes.
Major wind farm applications are being pushed through by ministers despite local opposition, according to official figures.
Alistair Carmichael has urged the UK Government to spell out how it will honour its manifesto commitment to support the development of wind projects on Scotland's remote islands.
There is a sense of unease beginning to emerge as livestock producers and processors begin to realise the potential damage which may be inflicted on the livestock industry as valuable sources of animal feedstuffs become diverted towards producing renewable energy from anaerobic digestion (AD) and biomass plants.
A rise in the number of anaerobic digestion (AD) plants could put food security at risk, a Moray farmer has warned.
It is hoped a Scandinavian touch will better prepare the Highlands for a jobs boom.
Two Highland ports are set for job boosts if planning permission is granted for a floating wind energy demonstrator project off Dounreay.
Locals are calling for a community fund to be established if a £250million windfarm off the north-east coast is given the go-ahead.
North-east residents want work on a controversial windfarm halted - because two councillors breached their code of conduct when they backed it.
Environmentalists have hailed an "astonishing" month for wind power amid claims turbines provided the equivalent of all of Scotland's energy for two days in September.
These images show how a £250million floating wind farm off of the north-east coast would look if given the backing of the Scottish Government.
Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire after he pledged to set a target date to end new fossil fuel extraction and wind-up support for "dirty" energy.
The owners of north-east home designed with renewable energies in mind will throw open the doors to the public next week.
A £250million floating wind farm off the north-east coast could be located further out at sea to protect coastal views.
The Scottish Government has reversed a local authority decision to reject plans for a 260ft mast in a scenic Aberdeenshire locale.
An innovative farm-based renewables project has been short-listed for a prestigious national award.
Green power is meeting more than half of Scottish electricity demand for the first time, new figures show.
Communities across Scotland received a record sum of more than £10million from green energy projects in 2015, the country’s energy minister said yesterday.
Japanese officials are taking inspiration from Aberdeenshire in a bid to make their nation greener.
Scotland is falling short of its 100% renewable electricity target, according to a new study commissioned by the trade body Scottish Renewables (SR).
Plans to build a 260ft mast on an Aberdeenshire estate have been rejected by councillors due to flight safety fears.
An Aberdeen-based company has announced it is about to commence work on a 26-acre solar power project at Kinblethmont Estate near Arbroath.
Scottish Greens leader Patrick Harvie has said the UK oil and gas industry should start decommissioning now in order to allow the north-east to become the global leader in renewable energy.