Scotland greenlights power link with Norway

The NorthConnect interconnector will have a total capacity of 1.4GW

Scottish Infrastructure Commission to plan 30-year strategy

It will provide informed advice on the vision, ambition and priorities for infrastructure in Scotland

Scotland announces new £10m wave of funding for tidal energy

It aims to help drive innovation and reduce the cost of electricity produced

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Scientists work out way to get geological CCS rockin’

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh say interrupting the flow of gas into underground rock storage can improve efficiency

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Glasgow’s single-use plastic cups get binned in new scheme

Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Cup Movement will see convenient recycling points installed across the city

Scotland’s Business Stream buys Kelda’s non-domestic customers

It will manage water and wastewater services for around 140,000 new customers in the Yorkshire area

Scotland ‘could achieve net zero emissions by 2045’

A new report suggests the power, transport and buildings sectors could all reach zero or near-zero emissions

New global hub in Scotland aims to transform decommissioning

It will work with businesses on projects focused on reducing costs as well as extending field and asset life

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Caithness-Moray transmission link reaches completion

The undersea cable allows new renewable capacity to be connected to the Scottish energy grid

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Scotland’s Kype Muir wind farm successfully connected to grid

French cable manufacturer Nexans linked the onshore wind facility to the country’s power network