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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.
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.