Alok Sharma emphasises UK’s intention for live COP26 despite calls to make it virtual

COP Bureau announces virtual-only warm-up event this May and June

Office for Nuclear Regulation greenlights restart of EDF’s reactors

The two reactors at Hunterston B on Scotland’s west coast were taken offline in 2018 after cracks were found in the cores of both of them

SP Energy Networks deploys drones for grid inspection

A fleet of drones is carrying out condition-based assessments across the transmission network, which covers Central and Southern Scotland

First power generated from subsidy-free Gordonbush Extension Wind Farm in Scotland

When completed, the wind farm will generate 38MW of electricity, enough to power around 46,000 homes in the UK every year

Wind farms become one of the most ‘Instagrammable’ places for Scots influencers

A new study finds 250,000 Scottish 16-24-year-olds have taken a picture of a wind turbine

Underwater cable being laid
National Grid to consult on Scotland to Yorkshire energy link

The project will bring renewable energy from Scotland under the North Sea to Drax in North Yorkshire

Scottish waves make a splash by powering EVs

An EV charging point on the island of Yell in Shetland is claimed to be the UK’s first that allows drivers to fill up from a tidal energy source

MPs launch inquiry into Scotland’s green energy credentials ahead of COP26

They are likely to examine how net zero targets can be met through the development of renewable energy in Scotland and the technologies that would best serve the country

BayWa r.e. acquires 50MW Scottish wind farm

The ten-turbine project was bought from Blue Energy

Scotland to invest £70m in new recycling infrastructure

The fund aims to support local authorities to take forward projects that increase recycling performance