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  • 19 May 2011

    In a paper published today at All-Energy conference and exhibition in Aberdeen, Scottish Renewables outlines the necessary actions … (scottishrenewables) [mappress] Source: scottishrenewables, May 19, 2011

  • 14 September 2011

      Responding to the Scottish Government Economic Strategy, Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said:  “The renewable energy sector is already a major part of our energy mix, and a significant employer, supporting thousands of jobs across Scotland.  “The industry’s growth has resulted in the birth of many new service and engineering businesses, brought […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection, R&D

    An independent consultancy company Xero Energy has prepared a report, commissioned jointly by the UK and Scottish governments, which helps to unlock the huge renewable energy potential of the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland Islands. The new report identifies a series of actions to help deliver necessary electricity grid connections. It is part of ongoing, collaborative […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm project reached another milestone with the recent breaking of ground near Portgordon in Moray, Scotland, SSE reports. Enabling works are now underway at the main onshore construction compound near the cable landfall point for the route to Blackhillock. Work on the Operations and Maintenance site based in two historic […]

  • 8 February 2016

    Scotland’s wind power output got “off to a flying start” in January, environmental groups said today. Analysis by WWF Scotland of data provided by WeatherEnergy found that for the month of January wind turbines in Scotland alone provided 1,125,544MWh of electricity to the National Grid, enough to supply, on average, the electrical needs of 123% […]

  • 11 June 2015

    Power and energy industry group, the Scottish Energy Association® (SEA) has celebrated its official launch at a re-brand event yesterday evening in Glasgow. Taking place at the University of Strathclyde’s newly developed building, the Technology and Innovation Centre, the event marks the reveal of the association’s new identity following months of anticipation within the energy industry. Formerly […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Anas Sarwar, MP for Glasgow Central and Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party joined 70 representatives of the renewable energy industry alongside Scottish Renewables Chief Executive, Niall Stuart, to officially open the new offices in Bath Street on August 1. Scottish Renewables is a membership organisation representing more than 330 businesses working in the […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola and ScottishPower Chairman Ignacio Galán today announced that Professor Susan Deacon has been appointed as a Non Executive Director to the Board of ScottishPower Limited. Professor Deacon was until recently Non-Executive Chairman of the ScottishPower Renewables Board, which has now been restructured following the full re-integration of the global renewables operation back into the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2013

    At the Scottish Renewables-Scottish Enterprise Offshore Wind & Supply Chain Conference in Aberdeen, First Minister Alex Salmond revealed the new target to cut carbon emissions from electricity generation by more than four-fifths by 2030, underlining the huge market for offshore wind beyond 2020. The Scottish Government posted a video from the conference, where Scottish Renewables […]

  • 13 January 2016

    Scottish Renewables is calling for a new target of generating the equivalent of 50% of Scotland’s total electricity, heat and transport demand from renewables by 2030, as part of its manifesto launched today ahead of Scottish Parliament election scheduled for May 2016. The document sets out steps Scotland’s next Government should take to maximise the economic and environmental benefits of renewable energy. Scottish […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education

    Scottish Enterprise (SE), Highlands & Island Enterprise (HIE) and BVG Associates (BVGA) are continuing their collaboration within the Offshore Wind Expert Support framework, and are launching a new phase of this programme designed to support Scottish companies in making the most of renewable energy opportunities, valued at GBP 60 billion. The Offshore Wind Expert Support framework was developed by SE and […]

  • 11 November 2011

    The Chancellor and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury​ today visited Nigg on the Cromarty Firth, where they announced around £100 million of additional funding for Scottish renewable energy, including marine renewables. This announcement is additional to the existing budget and spending plans of the Scottish Government. It represents a significant boost for renewable energy […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following approval yesterday by the Board of Directors, ScottishPower has today outlined plans to develop a new 14 storey office headquarters in Glasgow City Centre. The 220,000sq ft development will support the Company’s continued UK growth, acting as a hub for delivering the significant planned UK investment over the coming years. ScottishPower anticipates work on the […]

  • 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. […]

  • 1 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy plc) remains on course to deliver the financial and operational goals for the period to 31 March 2011 set… (scottish-southern) [mappress] Source: scottish-southern, February 01, 2011

  • 14 January 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    On January 10, INTPOW attended an industrial lunch with the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing in the run up to the Norwegian delegation visit to Scottish Offshore Wind Supply Chain event at the end of January. It was agreed that there were ample opportunities for Norwegian and Scottish companies from the offshore wind and hydropower […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Scottish Renewables has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of the creation of a wave energy technology development body. Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “Capturing wave energy is a complex and demanding process, and although the sector is still in its infancy Scotland can rightly be said to hold a world lead […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Ministers have lodged an appeal against the Scottish Court of Session’s decision in favour of the petition filed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) to review the consent by the Scottish Ministers for four offshore wind farms in the Firths of Forth and Tay, Mainstream Renewable Power, the developer […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Scottish Renewables has responded to news that the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator programme, which aims to cut the cost of offshore wind by at least 10%, has been awarded £2.2 million by the Scottish Government. Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “Offshore wind holds huge opportunities for Scotland, and the industry […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Scottish Renewables has welcomed a new report which confirms the cost of offshore wind can be cut by 30 per cent to £100 per megawatt hour by 2020. Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said: “The Offshore Wind Cost Cutting Task Force has presented a clear case that offshore wind can become increasingly competitive […]

  • 25 April 2013

    Offshore wind energy represents a large opportunity for sustainable economic growth in Scotland, and will play a key part in achieving the country’s renewable energy targets. With world-class infrastructure and expertise in offshore technology, Scotland has an unparalleled opportunity to take advantage of its natural resources. The following is a video from Scottish Enterprise about offshore wind opportunities in Scotland:  [mappress] Offshore WIND […]

  • 24 November 2011

      The Scottish Government’s flagship renewables target is “not realistic”, according to engineering leaders – the second such… By Kate Devlin (heraldscotland) [mappress] Source: heraldscotland, November 24, 2011

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ignacio Galán, the chairman and chief executive officer of Iberdrola, has outlined a strategy for further multi-billion pound investments in renewables in the UK, with a strong focus on Scotland, in a lecture at the University of Strathclyde.  Mr Galán was delivering the fourth James Blyth lecture at the university, in which he gave a detailed […]

  • 28 November 2018

    Bourbon Subsea Services has shared a video showing the installation of the first turbine at the 50MW Kincardine offshore wind farm in Scotland.