UK cities shortlisted to share £20m green taxi fund

The UK has announced a shortlist of eight cities that are in line to share a £20 million fund to increase the number of plug-in taxis. They will each receive a government-backed study into providing more environmentally-friendly travel opportunities in their areas. The research will look into how local authorities could use the money to […]

New £2.5m oil rig repair facility to be built in Scotland

A new oil rig repair and subsea fabrication facility is to be built at the Port of Dundee. Aberdeen-based firms PD&MS Energy and Harlen have committed £2.5 million for the project which will manage offshore asset service works “in excess of £8 million in its first financial year alone”. It will house 50 full time […]

New Scottish institute for offshore renewables industry

Three Universities in Scotland are combining their expertise and experience to launch a new facility for offshore wind energy in the country. The Offshore Renewables Institute (ORI) in Dundee will provide effective and practical help to the offshore renewables sector and Government through consultancy, research, policy advice and professional development. It will focus specifically on […]