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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 […]

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.

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.

18 December 2015 Business & Finance

Scottish Enterprise (SE) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) are looking for offshore wind contractors for expert support to companies wanting to diversify into the offshore wind sector. SE and HIE said they wish to procure a framework of a maximum of six suitably qualified and experienced offshore wind contractors to provide Expert Support consultancy input and advice to a range of […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 November 2014 Business & Finance, Environment

Scottish Enterprise is inviting quotes for the provision of a study on cluster cooperation in the European Atlantic Area as detailed in the invitation to quote. The Scottish European Green Energy Centre (SEGEC) is a team within Scottish Enterprise responsible for supporting access to European Funding, as part of this role they are project partners in […]

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, […]

2 October 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

Scottish ocean energy companies will be able to bid for a share of a new €7 million funding pot, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing will say today. At the Ocean Energy Conference in Paris, Mr Ewing will announce Scottish Enterprise will contribute £450,000 towards the first joint call of the Ocean Energy European Research Area Network […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 May 2013 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Scottish Enterprise has awarded Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) £6.04million POWERS funding to support the development of its latest 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine prototype at the Energy Park in Fife. This award will support an intended total investment of £100 million in Scotland, which SHI announced last year, to launch a successful test demonstration project followed […]

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. […]

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 […]

22 February 2013 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Scottish Enterprise have launched a research and development funding call to support project ideas with the potential to reduce the cost of producing energy from offshore wind. R&D funding is available to support the development of the offshore wind industry in Scotland, which it’s estimated has a direct market […]

3 December 2012 Ports & Logistics, R&D

Scottish Enterprise, in association with Forth Ports Limited and City of Edinburgh Council, is considering investment options for the Port of Leith. The aim will be to provide flexible facilities at Leith for a range of possible industry uses including dry bulk cargo, cruise shipping, offshore wind turbine manufacturing, installation and maintenance vessels, oil and […]

10 October 2012 R&D

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 […]

29 August 2012 Business & Finance

Oceanflow Development Limited has been successful in winning WATERS-2 (Wave and Tidal Energy R&D Support) funding from Scottish Enterprise for the development of a twin-turbine variant of its floating, tethered Evopod technology. This latest award follows WATERS 1 funding in 2010 to demonstrate Oceanflow’s mono-turbine device, a quarter scale version of which is currently being […]

19 June 2012

Morgan Sindall has been chosen to deliver Scottish Enterprise’s new £10 million Industry Engagement building (IEB) in Glasgow’s International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ). The leading UK construction, infrastructure and design company won the contract to build the five storey, 53,819 sq ft office complex which is to become the headquarters for the new […]

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. […]

21 May 2012 Business & Finance, Technology

Trident Energy, the independent developer of generator solutions for the offshore renewable energy industry, announced that it has been awarded a Scottish Enterprise SMART: SCOTLAND R&D grant to help fund the forthcoming sea trials of its linear generator technology. Together with on-going commitments from existing investors and new funding, the £225k SMART: SCOTLAND grant will […]

18 May 2012

Scottish Enterprise’s new £10 million Industry Engagement Building, based at the heart of Scotland’s International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ) in Glasgow, is to become the headquarters for the new Technology Strategy Board funded Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. This news comes during a visit to the site by Scottish Enterprise senior director of technology […]

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 […]

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 […]

31 January 2012 Authorities

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 […]