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  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities & Government

    Ahead of the UK Government’s launch of the Industrial Strategy today, Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse, has called on the UK Government to ensure that renewable energy investment is a key priority in the strategy.

  • 21 September 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Scottish ministers will meet with the energy industry representatives today to discuss the effects the UK-wide vote to leave the EU will have on Scotland’s energy sector.

  • 13 April 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Paul Wheelhouse, Scotland’s Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, has congratulated the project team behind the MeyGen tidal energy array on reaching the milestone of officially putting the Phase 1A, comprising four turbines, into operation. 

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse, has warned that the inability to access EU funding as a result of Brexit puts Scotland at risk of losing the market lead in tidal energy sector.

  • 19 May 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    Paul Wheelhouse has been appointed as Scotland’s new Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy.

  • 11 February 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The Scottish Government has relaunched the Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund to help commercial deployment of tidal projects. The £10-million fund will target support to achieving commercial deployment of tidal energy generation in Scottish waters through driving innovation and reduction in the cost of electricity generated. The Saltire Prize challenge was initially launched in 2008 […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Scottish Government’s Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, Paul Wheelhouse MSP, marked the official completion of SSEN Transmission’s flagship Caithness-Moray HVDC link with a visit to Blackhillock substation in Moray. The £1bn transmission link, delivered on time and within regulatory allowances, has unlocked the vast renewables potential of the north of Scotland. The […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    The pioneering Surf ‘n’ Turf hydrogen community energy project has been launched in Orkney by the Scottish Government’s Business, Innovation and Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse.

  • 17 March 2017
    Technology

    Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse granted planning consent to the two-turbine Dounreay Trì Floating Wind Demonstration Project on 17 March.

  • 17 July 2019
    Research & Development

    Scotland’s Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse, has announced funding of £4 million to help maximize the economic benefit to Scotland from the decommissioning of North Sea infrastructure. The money from the Decommissioning Challenge Fund is in addition to the £10 million committed in the first three rounds of the fund in a number of locations including […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    In the first quarter of 2018, renewable electricity generation in Scotland has increased for 11% or 736 GWh from the same quarter last year, with installed renewable electricity capacity also rising by 11% or 999MW over the same period, according to government reports.

  • 18 September 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    In the aftermath of the CfD2 allocation round, Scotland’s Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse said the pressure on the UK government to commit to a fairer system for emerging technologies will be continued.

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    Scotland’s Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse, has praised Nova Innovation’s milestone of delivering baseload power to the grid by combining tidal energy generation with Tesla energy storage system.

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scotland is on course for a record year of renewable electricity generation, with 19% greater output in the first three quarters of 2017 than in the same period last year.

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Sonomatic has created a centre of excellence for NDT and integrity services at its brand new, multi-disciplined facility at The Core business park in Bridge of Don, Aberdeen. Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse joined Sonomatic with the unveiling of a plaque dedicated to the grand opening. This expands Sonomatic’s services with the […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Research & Development

    The Port of Dundee welcomed the Scottish minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse, to the port on Wednesday to hear about the £10 million investment programme to create a hub for future North Sea oil and gas operations and offshore wind projects. The minister was briefed on the £10m quay extension which will […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Moray Council has been granted an extension to the deadline for repairs to the damaged seawall at Lossiemouth. The Scottish Government agreed to fund half of the £450,000 estimated cost of a permanent repair to the structure, which was breached by heavy seas during stormy weather in December 2012. However, ministers stipulated that the money […]

  • 6 June 2016

    Scotland’s new Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse, will give his first address to the country’s renewable energy industry tomorrow at Scottish Renewables’ Low-Carbon Heat Conference in Perth. He is expected to address topics including climate change, renewable heat and the new Energy Strategy for Scotland. Scottish Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse said: “Scotland is already a world-leader […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish engineering company Orbital Marine Power has been awarded Government funding of £3.4 million as the first recipient of the £10-million Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund. The funding will be used to deliver Orbital’s next generation O2 2MW Floating Tidal Energy Turbine, capable of powering more than 1,700 homes per year. Scotland’s Energy Minister, Paul […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Scotland’s Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse has officially opened Natural Power’s new ControlCentre facility in Dumfries and Galloway, from where Natural Power will manage 5GW of onshore and offshore wind, biomass, solar and hydro capacity. 

  • 6 September 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering (EC-OG) has commercially launched the hybrid device based the ocean current energy conversion system with integrated energy storage called the Subsea Power Hub.

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering (EC-OG) commercially launched the Subsea Power Hub at the Offshore Europe Conference and Exhibition in Aberdeen this week. The Subsea Power Hub is an autonomous electrical power system which harnesses the energy within ocean currents to convert, store and deliver reliable electricity on demand. The audience at the launch […]