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A 100-metre tall wind turbine burst into flames after being struck by hurricane-force winds in Scotland yesterday.
The Met Office has this afternoon stepped up the number of severe weather warnings for later this week as a huge snow storm and hurricane-strength winds threaten to cause severe disruption.
Forecasters at the Met Office have today increased the warning of heavy snowfall from a yellow alert to an amber warning across parts of the UK.
Initial prototype testing of Mitsubishi’s SeaAngel, a seven megawatt offshore wind turbine with a diameter of over 165 metres, will begin in the UK next year.
Chancellor George Osborne has today announced more than £100 million of additional funding will support Scottish renewable energy in a deal over unspent surplus cash from Scotland's energy industry.
The Scottish Government has called on Energy Secretary Chris Huhne to defer the December deadline for cuts to the Feed-in Tariff support for solar PV.
The world's first low-carbon, battery-powered passenger ferries are being built on the banks of the Clyde.
An £18 million fund has been announced that will help develop Scotland's first commercial wave and tidal power arrays.
The Scottish Government has announced plans to shake-up the funding mechanism it provides to support renewable energy developers and operators.
Cutting-edge wave and tidal technology is regenerating island communities, bringing new jobs and new skills, says Niall Stuart, chief executive of trade body Scottish Renewables.
The first UK wind farm to support green skills, via a £2 million apprenticeship scheme, has been given the go-ahead in Scotland.
Small wind manufacturer Proven Energy Ltd has ceased trading and called in the receivers following a problem with one of its turbines.
Greenhouse gas emissions in Scotland have fallen by 28.9 per cent since 1990, according to latest official statistics.
Low carbon businesses in Britain’s coastal communities are set to benefit from a new multi-million pound Treasury fund.
A Scottish company has launched a new insulation product that uses waste textiles to help buildings retain heat.