SSEN moves ahead with plan to remove electricity lines from Scottish national park

More than 7,500 kilometres of overhead lines and 25 transmission towers are expected to be removed – the energy infrastructure will instead be buried underground

ScottishPower to add 165MW of new wind power capacity to Central Scotland

The energy company will develop two wind farms in South Lanarkshire, with the potential to power 100,000 Scottish homes with clean energy

Gravitricity to launch trial energy storage project in Scotland

The pilot project aims to demonstrate the firm’s technology, which works by using excess electricity to lift 12,000 tonnes of weights in a deep shaft and releasing them at a later time to generate energy

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group and RIDG join forces to compete in ScotWind leasing round

ScotWind is the next round of seabed leasing for offshore wind development off the Scottish coast – the organisations aim to develop large-scale projects which will enhance the Scottish supply chain and economy

‘Water sector could feel more pressure in post-coronavirus era’

That’s the suggestion from Josh Gill, CEO at Everflow Group who spoke to ELN about how the pandemic is affecting the water market

Vattenfall reaches deal to deliver giant wind farm in Scotland

The new onshore project will be capable of powering 170,000 homes, saving close to 300,000 tonnes in carbon dioxide emissions annually

SPEN promises ‘uninterrupted’ supply to frontline healthcare amid pandemic

The firm has introduced a ‘special measures package’ to protect power flow to priority sites

Community wind farm donates £40k to NHS

The donation will support frontline staff, Covid-19 patients and people suffering from cancer

SSEN invites Scottish generators to bid on flexible services

SSEN has identified five areas on the west coast that will benefit from smarter grid solutions

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Scottish firms receive £1m grant to reduce cost of wave power

Applications will explore the use of concrete and floating net buoys as part of the Scottish government funding