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  • 12 March 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise has welcomed decision by Vince Cable that the headquarters of the new UK Green Investment Bank will be located in Edinburgh. Scottish Enterprise chairman, Crawford Gillies, said: “This is fantastic news for Edinburgh and for Scotland. The Green Investment Bank will be an enduring institution supporting the growth of the UK’s renewable energy […]

  • 18 May 2012

    One of Scotland’s engineering giants is celebrating after achieving ‘Investors In People’ status. Renfrewshire based, Steel Engineering achieved the award with support from its partnership with Scottish Enterprise and Sound Advice Scotland’s senior partner, Mary McLuskey. The standard reinforces Steel Engineering’s commitment to its employees and the company’s long-term strategic vision. Peter Breslin, Managing Director […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Scottish Enterprise has published a summary paper setting out the research and development and innovation priorities for offshore wind power generation in Scotland. In a summary paper, Scottish Enterprise sets out the key research and development and innovation priorities for offshore wind power generation in Scotland. The paper summarises the findings of Scottish Enterprise’s foresighting […]

  • 15 November 2011

    SeaEnergy PLC, the energy ventures company focused on growing oil and gas and renewables businesses, announces it has secured further funding support totalling £88,510 from Scottish Enterprise to advance its plans to establish an offshore wind farm support business. The funding, which will supplement investment by the Company of £345,190, will enable SeaEnergy to undertake […]

  • 14 March 2012

    A public exhibition on plans for a wind turbine stretching to 196 meters in height is scheduled to take place tomorrow at Bayview football stadium between 3pm-7pm, reports Fife Today. Scottish Enterprise is going to submit a planning application to build a single offshore prototype wind turbine at the Fife Energy Park in Methil, for […]

  • 1 February 2011

    Scotland’s largest ever offshore wind conference will take place in Aberdeen this week bringing together 400 of the most influential… (scottish-enterprise) [mappress] Source: scottish-enterprise, February 01, 2011

  • 23 September 2011

      Scottish Enterprise (SE) wishes to procure a framework of a maximum of 8 suitably qualified and experienced offshore wind contractors to provide Expert Support consultancy input and advice to a range of company types, sizes and from differing principle sectors, who are looking to diversify into the offshore wind sector. This support will vary […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Scottish Enterprise director of energy and low carbon technologies, Adrian Gillespie, welcomes two new reports published today (13 June) by the industry-led Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force and The Crown Estate which shows the UK is on course to reduce the cost of generating electricity and details of how the reductions can be achieved. […]

  • 30 September 2011

      This new tool will help identify Scotland’s unique capabilities in the offshore environment and enable new Scottish entrants to showcase their capabilities. Jointly developed by Scottish Enterprise (SE) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), the directory allows SE and HIE to profile Scottish companies across over 100 sub-categories in the renewables supply chain. Both […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth, John Swinney, today announced the re-appointment of Crawford Gillies as Chair of Scottish Enterprise. Scottish Enterprise is the Scottish Government’s main agency for economic development in North East, Central and Lowland Scotland. The Scottish Government provides Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise with a clear […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise will not proceed with the development of its marine energy park at the former Cockenzie Power Station, located on the East coast of Scotland, the company said on its website.  Scottish Enterprise’s Cockenzie “Energy Hub” would have included a deployment quay for offshore renewables, preparation of development plots to accommodate a range of uses including manufacture of offshore […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D

    Scottish Enterprise (SE) has approval for up to £2,400,000 funding to invest in Marine Energy Array Cabling Solution Development. The Scottish Enterprise is calling for a competitive dialogue, where focus will be to produce practical solutions to the challenge of providing low-cost, safe and effective methods of locating, securing and protecting electrical array cables in […]

  • 27 February 2015

    Scottish Enterprise has welcomed yesterday’s announcement about Mainstream’s Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) being awarded a contract for difference by the UK Department of energy and Climate Change (DECC). Seonaid Vass, director of renewables & low carbon technologies at Scottish Enterprise, said: “Today’s announcement reinforces Scotland’s growing position as a global centre for offshore wind and is a real sign […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Ports & Logistics

    The large-scale development of offshore wind is the biggest current opportunity for sustained economic growth in Scotland… (offshorewindscotland) [mappress] Source: offshorewindscotland, October 27, 2011;

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise has welcomed the news that four offshore wind farms have received consent from the Scottish Government. Once completed, the developments in the Forth and Tay region – Neart Na Gaoithe, Inch Cape Offshore Limited, Seagreen Alpha and Seagreen Bravo – could be capable of generating up to 2.284 GW of electricity. Maggie McGinaly, […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise and SSE are investors in a project to develop the Port of Hunterston, for the testing of the latest full scale offshore turbine technology. Scottish Enterprise is developing one of the three test berths and is seeking initial expressions of interest from manufacturers interested in leasing this from July 2015. Hunterston has a […]

  • 18 July 2017

    Scottish Enterprise has announced that it is contributing GBP 11.7 million to the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour, in addition to a loan of up to GBP 175 million from the European Investment Bank and the support of up to GBP 11 million provided by Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils via the Aberdeen City Region Deal.

  • 11 February 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise is holding an event for the local offshore wind supply chain regarding the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme. The event will focus on lessons learned in previous CfD auctions, the opportunities expected in the forthcoming round and how the industry will evolve for future rounds. The speakers will present competition, innovation and skills to […]

  • 14 May 2013

    inovo, Scottish Enterprise’s Industry Engagement building, at the heart of Glasgow’s International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ), has been unveiled. Scheduled for completion in mid-July this year, this new building will offer Grade A office accommodation to renewable sector companies looking to collaborate with the University of Strathclyde and key industrial partners on innovations […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise has issued a new guide aimed at Scotland’s oil and gas supply chain to maximise opportunities in additional markets.

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise, unveiled its latest business plan on May 2, which aims to accelerate Scotland’s economic recovery. The plan, which outlines an ambitious increase in targets to drive investment in innovation and capital projects, will see the agency retain its focus on helping Scottish growth companies and niche sectors to compete globally. […]

  • 31 January 2012

    A new £900,000 offshore wind initiative will be launched today, 31 January 2012 at Scotland’s largest offshore wind conference in Aberdeen to support rapid growth in the developing offshore wind supply chain. To be announced by Scottish Enterprise chief executive, Lena Wilson, during her opening address to more than 600 delegates, the new Offshore Wind […]

  • 10 October 2012

    SSE and Scottish Enterprise (SE) are to invest up to £20 million to create an offshore wind turbine test centre, capable of hosting three full scale wind turbines designed for offshore deployment. SE has committed up to £4.3 million from the National Renewables Infrastructure Fund towards the joint venture with SSE which will in turn […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise (SE), an executive Non-Departmental Public Body of the Scottish Government, has published its annual results, which show that GPB 16.3 million has been written off in relation to wave energy company Pelamis Wave Power.  “Our ambitions in relation to Wave Energy were adversely affected by the difficulties experienced by two of Scotland’s key companies, Pelamis and Aquamarine. […]

  • 31 October 2011

      Stephen Robertson – Commercial Manager, will be giving a presentation at the Scottish Enterprise Event – Concept to commercialisation – Achieving successful renewable energy development. The event takes place at the Edinburgh Conference Centre on the 10th of November 2011. Stephen will be speaking at 11.45 – 12.00 on Test and demonstration in the […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Dundee is experiencing high levels of investment demand from manufacturers in the offshore wind sector. Scottish Enterprise, together with Forth Ports, are considering options for the development of the Port of Dundee to maximise these opportunities. One component of this is the potential expansion of the Port through a programme of land […]