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Power Scotland keeps England’s lights on

By Russell Bruce AT 6.30 pm on Saturday evening (25th September) the UK grid required 30330 MW of power....
Scotland's primary energy output

Power Scotland: energy from land and sea

There is a long-term unionist narrative that Scotland's oil and gas days are over. Not so as our research shows. It is still 'privately' considered crucial to retaining Scotland in the Union. Scotland has more power than it can ever use for its own needs and is a major element of our exports. There is no end of willing European and other countries willing to buy our surplus energy.

Energy report blows hole in anti-independence scares say SNP

  By Martin Kelly  A report highlighting possible power shortages across the UK has blown a major hole in scaremongering claims that an independent...

Scottish households facing hike in bills due to energy gap in...

  By Bob Duncan  Scottish consumers are facing a hike in household energy bills after it emerged a shortfall south of the border means an...

Threat to Westminster nuclear plans as French constructor looks set to...

By a Newsnet reporter Doubts have been raised over the viability of the UK Government’s nuclear policy following claims that the French construction...

Unfair transmission charges hampering Scottish renewable sector

Electricity transmission charges in Scotland are acting as a disincentive to renewable energy projects a lobby group has warned. Highlands and Islands Transmission Working...

Electricity reforms must not threaten Scotland’s renewables potential

Changes to the electricity market must secure Scotland's low carbon future, First Minister Alex Salmond has said.The First Minister warned that the UK Government's Electricity...

Renewables can supply All of Scotland’s Electricity by 2025

Scotland will be producing renewable electricity in volumes equivalent to its entire demand by 2025, First Minister Alex Salmond forecast today, ahead of his...

Renewable Targets Increased as Scotland’s Green Potential Revealed

The Scottish government has responded to a call by energy body Scottish Renewables for a massive increase in Scotland’s renewable energy targets by increasing...

First Minister calls current grid charge system ‘indefensible’

OFGEM's review of electricity charging must bring a long lasting change to deliver a low carbon society, First Minister Alex Salmond has said. Mr...