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A Scottish company has launched a new insulation product that uses waste textiles to help buildings retain heat.
Leading power generation and transmission company Alstom has announced its pioneer voyage into the wave energy sector by buying a stake in Scotland’s AWS Ocean Energy Ltd.
Two marine energy companies – Aquamarine Power and Thames Tidal Ltd – made strides over the course of this week to further the already expanding field of tidal energy in the UK by potentially allowing clean energy to be supplied to both London and the Western Isles.
An Endiburgh-based consultancy has gained Environment Agency approval for its carbon reduction scheme, which it says goes further than any other certified scheme helping firms cut their emissions.
It’s almost two years since Scotland passed the strongest legislation to tackle climate change in the world and its ambition to become the new "energy powerhouse of Europe" appears to have not wavered since.
UK tidal received a boost last week as two projects moved a step closer to realisation and new research and development was announced into the commercial development (R&D) of this marine energy sector.
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne has called Scotland's renewable industry "mission critical" to meeting UK climate change targets just days after the world's first large scale tidal power station received the go-ahead from the Scottish Government.
Energy technology and engineering company Doosan Power Systems Ltd has announced plans to invest £170 million in Scottish wind power research and development and manufacturing over the next 10 years.
Small wind firm Gaia-Wind has opened a turbine manufacturing, design and distribution facility in Glasgow.
With hopes of boosting tourism and reducing carbon emissions, the Government is considering extending British daylight in the summer by an extra hour.
Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe (MPSE) announced today that it will invest up to £100 million in a Scottish offshore wind research and development centre with the goal of commercialising efficient renewable technology.
Ports and shipyards in Scotland are being given £70m to help tackle a multibillion pound funding gap facing the offshore "green economy", Alex Salmond has announced.
Marine energy consortium MeyGen has entered into an agreement with the Crown Estate to develop one of the world’s largest tidal power schemes at a site in the Pentland Firth, Scotland.
Wave and tidal devices being tested in the Orkney Islands are proving their commercial viability through a deal that will see the power harnessed from them being sold to a leading purchaser and supplier of independently generated electricity.
Government is calling for it and investors are increasingly expecting it, but UK plc it seems is not leading the way when it comes to taking positive action on climate change.