New wind farm helps sponsor apprenticeships

Planning approval granted for an eight-turbine wind farm in Scotland will start a renewable scheme aiming to help create apprenticeships in the renewable energy sector. ​The scheme, which is based on a partnership between Carbon Free and Adam Smith College in Fife, will be given cash from the Earlseat wind farm to establish five engineering […]

Scotland gets £6.9m Euro-cash for renewables

Scotland yesterday unveiled a £6.9m boost from the European Regional Development Fund for renewable energy and low carbon economy projects. The cash will be divided between universities and other research centres focusing on low carbon innovation and includes £ 800,000 for Fife’s Adam Smith College to help companies develop new products, £831,000 to provide skills […]