Vestas bags big Scots order while rival looks to new boss for ‘turnaround’

Danish engineer Vestas has landed an order to supply eight of its biggest turbines for the onshore Greengairs East wind farm near Caldercruix, south...

Wholesome hydrogen hubs for Highlands hailed by h-enterprise starting with an “H”

A regional network covering almost a third of Scotland offering stations making and refuelling vehicles with green, electrolysed hydrogen, is on the cards, following...

Glasgow Airport to install 15 MWp of ground mounted solar PV

Scotland’s busiest airport may be powered exclusively by solar-generated electricity as early as next year. Glasgow Airport’s owners AGS Airports are seeking planning permission to...

NG-ESO’s Networks Options Assessment: SSEN happy, preps three Peterhead pipes

SSEN Transmission, the network owner serving Scotland’s north, has today welcomed the National Grid’s greenlight to pump £5 billion into the region’s distribution wires. National...

Whitehall’s £31.6 m floats turbines higher

Eleven offshore wind farms equipped with floating turbines are to benefit from grants totalling £31.6 million, the government announced today. D-BEIS’s Floating Offshore Wind Demonstration...

Floating turbines win big among ScotWind’s 24.8GW of awards

Scotland’s government is looking forward to pocketing bidding fees of around £680 million from ScotWind, the nation’s first round of offshore plot leasing for...

Onshore wind: Octopus commits up to £10 million to develop in Wales & Scotland

Energy provider Octopus’ development arm today announced it will invest up to £10 million in new wind farms being co-developed by specialist firm Wind...

Six Highlands hydro dams sold for £26.6 million

A total of 4.1 MW of hydro capacity across six Highland dams at least five years into their working lives changed ownership today, guaranteeing...

Celtic seas: Sturgeon opposes Cambo, as its minority owner Shell snaps up Irish floating...

After months of equivocation, Scotland’s First Minister this week confirmed her opposition to drilling the vast Cambo oil field, but stressed the final decision...

Holyrood consults on green H2, as bank warns world “50% short of electrolyser capacity...

The world will fall short by as much as half in the electrolyser capacity it needs to meet by 2030 the planet's green hydrogen...

Energy co-ops slam Johnson’s Net Zero Strategy

Leaders of England's 300-plus power co-operatives have slammed the Johnson administration's Net Zero Strategy. They say it shuns the work of thousands of hard-working...

Holyrood consults on doubling onshore wind by 2030

Scotland’s coalition government is pressing ahead with plans to boost onshore wind generation by as much as 12 GW this decade, adding to the...