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  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Scottish Oil Club has announced a relaunch, with a new name and refreshed branding that better reflects its role as a discussion forum for professionals from across the energy sector. Newly named ‘The Scottish Energy Forum’, the organisation will continue to host presentations on the economic, industrial, technological and political aspects of petroleum and […]

  • 17 March 2015

    Scottish Renewables, the voice of Scotland’s renewable energy sector, has appointed of its new Chairman and Vice-Chairman. Patricia Hawthorn, Partner at UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn, has been appointed Chairman of the renewables body while Gordon MacDougall, Managing Director, Western Europe at global renewable developer RES, has been appointed Vice-Chairman. Patricia replaces Ronnie Bonnar, Managing […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Human Capital

    Industry body Scottish Renewables, the voice of Scotland’s renewable energy sector, has appointed seven new directors to its board. An election for the posts saw 20 eligible candidates enter the ballot, with 65 per cent of the members voting. The election process also saw a greater focus on gender diversity – a key objective in […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish Renewables has identified six key innovation areas and called the UK government to work with industry to help guide investment to deliver a low-carbon, low-cost energy sector. Government innovation spending could deliver a world-leading energy system if £500 million of allocated funds are targeted correctly, a new paper from industry body Scottish Renewables states. […]

  • 23 May 2016

    Scottish Renewables, Scottish Enterprise (SE) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) have responded to news that the Beatrice offshore wind project reached financial close and will now proceed to construction. Lindsay Roberts, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “Beatrice is the first commercial offshore wind farm to reach this stage of development in Scottish waters. It’s fantastic […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish Renewables has set out the key objectives and policy requirements for the Scottish government as it prepares to publish its Energy Strategy for Scotland in early 2017.

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise, unveiled its latest business plan on May 2, which aims to accelerate Scotland’s economic recovery. The plan, which outlines an ambitious increase in targets to drive investment in innovation and capital projects, will see the agency retain its focus on helping Scottish growth companies and niche sectors to compete globally. […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola and ScottishPower Chairman Ignacio Galán today announced that Professor Susan Deacon has been appointed as a Non Executive Director to the Board of ScottishPower Limited. Professor Deacon was until recently Non-Executive Chairman of the ScottishPower Renewables Board, which has now been restructured following the full re-integration of the global renewables operation back into the […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish Renewables has called on the Scottish government to support renewable energy in its draft budget, which is expected to be announced on December 12, 2018.

  • 31 January 2013
    Authorities & Government

    At the Scottish Renewables-Scottish Enterprise Offshore Wind & Supply Chain Conference in Aberdeen, First Minister Alex Salmond revealed the new target to cut carbon emissions from electricity generation by more than four-fifths by 2030, underlining the huge market for offshore wind beyond 2020. The Scottish Government posted a video from the conference, where Scottish Renewables […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Authorities & Government

    At the Scottish Renewables-Scottish Enterprise Offshore Wind & Supply Chain Conference in Aberdeen, First Minister Alex Salmond revealed the new target to cut carbon emissions from electricity generation by more than four-fifths by 2030, underlining the huge market for offshore wind beyond 2020. The Scottish Government posted a video from the conference, where Scottish Renewables […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Anas Sarwar, MP for Glasgow Central and Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party joined 70 representatives of the renewable energy industry alongside Scottish Renewables Chief Executive, Niall Stuart, to officially open the new offices in Bath Street on August 1. Scottish Renewables is a membership organisation representing more than 330 businesses working in the […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering (EC-OG) has won an award for its Subsea Power Hub at the Scottish Environment Business Awards.

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scottish Renewables has responded to news that the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator programme, which aims to cut the cost of offshore wind by at least 10%, has been awarded £2.2 million by the Scottish Government. Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “Offshore wind holds huge opportunities for Scotland, and the industry […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Equipment

    U.S.-based ION Geophysical Corporation has been given a grant by the Scottish Enterprise (SE) for the company’s £1.5 million-worth ($1.93 million) Marlin software development program. ION said on Wednesday that SE’s £522,984 ($673,230) grant would be distributed over 15 months. The company added that the software development program would be aimed at revolutionizing offshore operations […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following approval yesterday by the Board of Directors, ScottishPower has today outlined plans to develop a new 14 storey office headquarters in Glasgow City Centre. The 220,000sq ft development will support the Company’s continued UK growth, acting as a hub for delivering the significant planned UK investment over the coming years. ScottishPower anticipates work on the […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Scotland’s Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has announced to Islands Council leaders that he has received assurances of the UK Government’s commitment to continuing the Scottish Islands Renewable Delivery Forum (SIRDF). The SIRDF was established in 2014 and has been co-chaired by the Scottish and UK Governments. Its purpose is to support the joint policy aim […]

  • 11 June 2015

    Power and energy industry group, the Scottish Energy Association® (SEA) has celebrated its official launch at a re-brand event yesterday evening in Glasgow. Taking place at the University of Strathclyde’s newly developed building, the Technology and Innovation Centre, the event marks the reveal of the association’s new identity following months of anticipation within the energy industry. Formerly […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two tidal and wave energy developers have been revealed as finalists for Scottish Renewables’ Green Energy Awards 2016.

  • 14 January 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    On January 10, INTPOW attended an industrial lunch with the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing in the run up to the Norwegian delegation visit to Scottish Offshore Wind Supply Chain event at the end of January. It was agreed that there were ample opportunities for Norwegian and Scottish companies from the offshore wind and hydropower […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish Parliament has passed a legislation which enables local authorities and communities will have a stronger voice in the management of Scottish Crown Estate assets.

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scottish Renewables has responded to news that the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator programme, which aims to cut the cost of offshore wind by at least 10%, has been awarded £2.2 million by the Scottish Government. Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “Offshore wind holds huge opportunities for Scotland, and the industry […]