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Significant investment in renewables means Scotland is on the right course to meet ambitious targets to reduce carbon emissions by the end of the decade, the UK’s climate change watchdog has said.
Investors were being invited to back two of the UK’s most commercially advanced marine energy projects, today, as details of the country’s first marine energy park – stretching from Bristol to the Isles of Scilly – were unveiled.
Scotland's Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has called on the renewable energy industry to build on the successes of 2011.
After a remarkably mild and settled Christmas break, the UK Met Office has issued an amber severe weather warning warning of 90 miles per hour (mph) winds to hit Scotland today.
Scotland's Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has hailed 2011 as a "momentous" and "ground breaking" year for renewable energy in Scotland.
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.