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Tag: renewables

More power: Scotland needs control of electricity policy

Commentary by Fraser Wallace Scotland has made significant progress with regard to the development of renewable energy systems. However, it is clear that to maximise...

Applecross community hydro scheme races to beat UK rule change on...

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter The north west Highland community of Applecross is in a race against time to complete fund-raising for a £780,000 community hydro...

Oil prices: we need a sensible, holistic view and we need...

In the third part of his series on oil , Russell Bruce urges swift Government action As Scotland worries about the fall in oil prices,...

Nuclear subsidy bad for Scottish renewables say environmentalists

  By Martin Kelly The UK government’s decision to earmark billions to new nuclear power is threatening Scotland’s renewables industry according to Friends of the...

Law firm survey suggests Scotland best place to invest in renewables

  By Martin Kelly  Scotland is the most attractive part of the UK for renewables investment, according to a survey carried out by a leading...

First Minister announces renewable energy investment fund

  A multi-million pound renewable energy investment fund (REIF), geared to stimulating greater levels of private finance into innovative green power and renewable district...

Cameron must clarify party position after Scots Tory attack on renewables

By a Newsnet reporter A public attack on Scotland's offshore wind energy sector by Scottish Conservative MEP Struan Stevenson has been condemned as "disgraceful",...

Scottish renewables potential underlined as first Marine Energy Park launched

By Martin Kelly  Scotland has launched its first Marine Energy Park in the north of of the country. The Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Energy...

Salmond issues renewables warning as UK Coalition in-fighting threatens sector

By Martin Kelly  Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has sent a strongly worded letter to the UK coalition warning that their continued failure to...

Lib Dems blasted after Crown Estate ‘betrayal’

By Martin Kelly  The Liberal Democrats have been accused of betrayal after much vaunted changes to how the Crown Estate is administered in Scotland...