Scotland awards £1.84m for North Sea oil and gas decommissioning

The Decommissioning Challenge Fund supports infrastructure upgrades and innovation in retrieval and transportation methods at ports and harbours, as well as supply chain projects

Scottish fuel poverty charity calls on Nicola Sturgeon for ‘mercy over lockdown energy debts’

Fuel poverty kills six people in Scotland every day of winter, according to the Energy Action Scotland, which asks for protection of customers as companies start to pursue unpaid bills

Ofgem greenlights SSE’s 600MW Shetland power link

The regulator’s approval is conditional on the basis the 443MW Viking wind farm will go ahead by the end of 2020

Scotland ploughs £1m into helping farmers diversify into forestry and fight climate change

The Agriculture Transformation Programme is a key initiative that aims to support the agriculture sector in helping Scotland meet its greenhouse gas emissions targets

Welsh Government injects £1.4m into wave energy projects

The funding will support technologies to develop quick connection systems to improve the installation efficiency and infrastructure of wave power devices

SSE Renewables renames two of the largest offshore wind farms in development in Scotland

The two projects are to be renamed to Berwick Bank wind farm and Marr Bank wind farm

Statkraft launches new partnership for grid stability without CO2 emissions

The partnership will see the deployment of rotating stabiliser technology, which will provide grid stability services without CO2 emissions

Substation works for Scotland’s Seagreen wind farm project get started

The Seagreen 1 project could power one million homes with clean energy annually and is said to be Scotland’s largest offshore project

Investment fund buys 50MW Scottish energy storage project

The plant is scheduled to become operational in 2022

Cable route for ‘Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm’ receives green light

The development will allow works to begin along the cable route which will connect Carnoustie and Tealing