News


19th April 2012
Doosan pull-out is (delayed) bad news for the renewables industry
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17th April 2012
Scottish wind turbine manufacturer wins record export order
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13th April 2012
Tory MEP Struan Stevenson in Friday 13th Bid To Sink Marine Renewables
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9th April 2012
Viking windfarm may install more powerful machines to compensate for planning reduction in turbine numbers
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22nd March 2012
Osborne budget fails to invest in Scotland’s renewable future
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22nd March 2012
Osborne budget fails to invest in Scotland’s renewable future
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15th March 2012
Vattenfall takes final berth at Orkney's EMEC marine energy centre
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7th March 2012
Interactive renewable energy and electric vehicle public exhibition opens in Glasgow
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3rd March 2012
Scotrail's renewable energy initiatives - solar and wind power for Scottish railway stations
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16th Feb 2012
'Largest hydro project in Scotland' - plan for pumped storage scheme above Loch Lochy
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16th Feb 2012
Contract signed For new 2GW HVDC subsea interconnector to England and Wales
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14th Feb 2012
Denialgate - the dark heart of America's climate denial machine exposed
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8th Feb 2012
New blueprint will streamline scoping and planning for offshore renewables
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31st Jan 2012
£900,000 offshore wind initiative Launched at the Scottish Offshore Wind Conference and Exhibition
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19th Jan 2012
Anglo-Scottish interconnector moved to connect new borders windfarm to grid
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17th Jan 2012
Joint Venture to Develop World’s Largest Wave Farm off Orkney
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17th Jan 2012
Scotland’s First Minister Calls For Year of Climate Justice in 2012
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26th Dec 2011
Prototype tidal turbine installed in Orkney waters
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24th Dec 2011
Record year for renewable energy in Scotland
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11th Nov 2011
CBI criticises solar subsidy cut, says it will destroy projects and jobs
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7th Nov 2011
Renewables industry slams flawed KPMG energy report
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4th Nov 2011
Postpone solar Feed-In Tariff changes, minister urges Huhne
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2nd Nov 2011
Report warns of risks of investing in Scottish renewable energy
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28th Oct 2011
Approval granted for five major offshore wind sites in Scotland
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27th Oct 2011
SSE withdraws plans for Waterhead Moor Wind Farm - hen harriers will be left in peace
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25th Oct 2011
More wind farms being refused, particularly in England - but the Scottish rate is down as well
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21st Oct 2011
Beauly-Denny line stalemate now official, referred to government
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20th Oct 2011
UK Renewable energy subsidies cut - except for offshore wind, wave and tidal
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17th Oct 2011
Cairngorms pylons to be removed as part of the Beauly to Denny upgrade
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5th Oct 2011
Legal challenge over 'clean' Hunterston coal station fails
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3rd Oct 2011
On-site Renewables Conference & Exhibition, Stirling, 13th October
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30th Sept 2011
Scotland's first community owned wind-fuelled electric vehicle powers up
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28th Sept 2011
Highlights from Al Gore'address to the Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference today
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27th Sept 2011
Public meeting at Stirling rejects Beauly-Denny power line mitigation plans
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26th Sept 2011
Energy conference at Lerwick in November will focus on wind, wave and tidal power
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21st Sept 2011
Highland Council reject Druim Ba wind farm plans
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16th Sept 2011
Wind turbine maker Proven Energy in administration
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16th Sept 2011
Scottish college to meet energy demands through solar power
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15th Sept 2011
Scottish wind turbine manufacturer Proven Energy in serious trouble after technical problems discovered
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13th Sept 2011
Work now under way at Gordonbush wind farm
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12th Sept 2011
Aberdeen consultancy says current UK government policy is stalling offshore wind development.
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3rd Sept 2011
Councillors cleared over Shetland windfarm backing
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31st August 2011
Calls to bury Beauly-Denny power line rejected
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22nd August 2011
Consultation dates announced for Aberdeen offshore wind farm bid
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10th August 2011
Scottish government announces new agri-renewables strategy
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4th August 2011
Application lodged for wind farm project off Aberdeen
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2nd August 2011
Technip and Iberdrola team up for French offshore bid
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28th July 2011
RWE npower Renew-ables announces it is pulling out of the Siadar wave energy project
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27th July 2011
New Kinlochleven hydro-electric scheme given go-ahead by Scottish Government
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18th July 2011
Reid Exhibitions acquires Scotland's leading alternative energy show
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30th June 2011
Scottish government announces action plan for the renewables revolution
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28th June 2011
New technology will resolve windfarm radar problem at Prestwick Airport
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26th June 2011
Offshore wind technology centre for Strathclyde Business Park
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24th June 2011
New certification body set up in Scotland to combat green energy cowboys.
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20th June 2011
UK government offers to subsidise Irish offshore wind farms
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20th June 2011
First review of Mark Lynas' forthcoming book 'The God Species'
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17th June 2011
Highland Council lifts Achany wind farm stop notice
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15th June 2011
Pro-nuclear prof says renewables will double Scots electricity bills
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10th June 2011
Highland Council force SSE to shut down Sutherland wind farm after noise complaints
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9th June 2011
Renewable energy targets 'unachievable' says Scots economist
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6th June 2011
Natural Power publishes tidal resource maps for Scottish West Coast sites
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3rd June 2011
St Andrews University plans 6-turbine wind farm to cut energy costs
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1st June 2011
First electricity from Scottish and Southern Energy's Clyde wind farm.
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31st May 2011
Committee launches new inquiry into the Crown Estate in Scotland.
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29th May 2011
First application to drill onshore in Scotland using controversial 'fracking' technology.
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27th May 2011
Bid by protesters for a judicial review of the approval of a wind farm in the Borders rejected.
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27th May 2011
Anger as MSPs overturn decision on waste energy plant
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26th May 2011
Five sites identified around Shetland for possible offshore windfarm development
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26th May 2011
Scottish Enterprise welcomes plans for Offshore Energy Technology Innovation Centre.
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24th May 2011
Work starts on £60m Strathspey 'whisky' biomass plant
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20th May 2011
Wind Towers acquire Skykon’s wind turbine tower manufacturing and assembly plant at Machrihanish
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19th May 2011
Lewis wave power project triggers new Western Isles interconnector call
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18th May 2011
Tidal energy could provide a quarter of the UK's electricity, but renewable experts are lukewarm
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17th May 2011
New borders wind farm guidance will make it harder for developers
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16th May 2011
Grangemouth biomass protest: demonstrators block access to port
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16th May 2011
Cameron intervenes in row over new UK emissions targets
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14th May 2011
Spring/Summer Community Energy Scotland Newsletter
now available
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9th May 2011
Renewables industry must lead apprentice-ships drive says MD
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7th May 2011
SSE asked to protect salmon from Sutherland wind farm
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5th May 2011
Aberdeen conference will explore the use of public assets to generate green energy
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4th May 2011
New Speyside biomass plant to be powered by whisky by-products
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27th April 2011
Glenluce wind farm development rejected by councillors.
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27th April 2011
First Minister questioned on wind farm 'industrialisation' of countryside on BBC Radio Scotland
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27th April 2011
Proposal for 18-turbine wind farm in Wigtownshire to be debated by councillors
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25th April 2011
Scottish Greens launch National Energy Policy for Scotland.
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21st April 2011
Lewis fabrication yard surfing the marine energy wave.
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21st April 2011
Project will ensure dolphins are not harmed by Scottish marine energy developments.
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16th April 2011
Scottish Green Party outline their 5-point climate change policy for the election
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15th April 2011
SNP increase electricity renewables target to 100% by 2020
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13th April 2011
Shale gas 'worse than coal' for climate
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12th April 2011
Scottish election hots up on energy issues as Greens claim SNP insulation plans don't go far enough
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2nd April 2011
Lack of wind saw Scottish land-based turbines generate only 21.9% of installed capacity in 2010
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1st April 2011
SSE announce plans to develop Scotland's first offshore wind turbine testing facility at Hunterston
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1st April 2011
Marine Current Turbines plan tidal energy installation at Kyle Rhea, Isle of Skye
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31st March 2011
UK greenhouse gas emissons rose in 2010
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30th March 2011
Wind farm at Burn of Whilk in Caithness approved
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29th March 2011
Canadian millionaire holds up Beauly-Denny approval
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26th March 2011
Port authority moves ahead with plan for Peterhead wind turbines
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24th March 2011
Energy minister keen on reducing transmission charges for island renewables
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23rd March 2011
Scotland's newest university is working on a project to identify potential wave power sites in the sea off the Western Isles.
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23rd March 2011
Corriemoillie wind farm approved by Highland Council
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22nd March 2011
Blackcraig and Black Law wind farm bids approved
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19th March 2011
Poor turnout at Edinburgh wind protest march on Wednesday
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18th March 2011
The Scottish government has abandoned plans for two offshore wind farms in the Solway Firth and Wigtown Bay
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17th March 2011
The UK's first serious tidal energy power plant in the Sound of Islay gets the go-ahead
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16th March 2011
Scottish Borders council pioneers electric car pool
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14th March 2011
Scotland launches interest-free loan scheme for domestic renewables
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12th March 2011
Swinney calls for end to Fossil Fuel Levy block
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11th March 2011
Renewable Energy Zone Announced for Glasgow
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9th March 2011
Skykon wind turbine plant saved by joint venture at Machrihanish
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8th March 2011
Beauly to Denny pylon plans must be reconsidered
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8th March 2011
Councillors consider bid for 600ft Methil wind turbine — amid concerns over noise level
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5th March 2011
Poll shows wind NIMBYs are a small minority
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2nd March 2011
Scotland to host second global low-carbon finance conference
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1st March 2011
SSE ditches plans for Kintyre offshore wind farm
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25th Feb 2011
Scotland could see 22,000 new jobs in renewable energy in the next four years of an SNP Government.
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21st Feb 2011
Libyan revolution drives oil price to highest point since 2008
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18th Feb 2011
Big protests in Lerwick today against Viking Energy's giant windfarm
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17th Feb 2011
Electric car to hit Argyll roads
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16th Feb 2011
Scottish farmers to benefit from renewable energy fund
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14th Feb 2011
ScotsRenewables website launched
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10th Jan 2011
Marine Scotland Given Short Shrift at Windfarm Workshop
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