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Tag: renewables

Historic clean sweep for French President highlights weaknesses in UK energy...

By Bob Duncan Recently elected French President Francois Hollande tightened his grip on power yesterday as his anti-austerity Socialist party and its allies won...

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...

Hidden nuclear subsidies show UK energy policy in tatters say SNP

By G.A.Ponsonby  The SNP has seized on a leaked document that reveals UK Ministers are secretly planning to subsidise nuclear power plants. SNP MP Mike...

Boost for Scotland’s renewables sector as report shows 11,000 jobs currently...

By a Newsnet reporter  The strength of Scotland’s renewables sector and investment in Scotland’s wind and wave energy potential has been reaffirmed with the...

Hundreds of new jobs in pipeline as ScottishPower announces £5 billion...

By a Newsnet reporter  ScottishPower has announced plans to recruit 300 engineers as it upgrades the electricity network in central and southern Scotland. The power...

Renewables jobs boost for Fife as Samsung announce significant investment

By G.A.Ponsonby  Korean giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is to base its first European offshore wind project in Fife in an inward venture worth...

SNP give cautious welcome to Ofgem ‘Grid Charging’ report

By G.A.Ponsonby  The SNP has issued a cautious welcome after energy watchdog Ofgem published their interim proposals for changing the model that determines electricity...

Michael Moore accused of betrayal over Crown Estate comments

By Martin Kelly  Lib Dem MP Michael Moore has been challenged over remarks he made to the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee after he...

Devolving energy could lead to £billions as Scotland realises renewable potential

By G.A.Ponsonby  Scotland could earn at least £2bn a year and become a world leader in new-energy technologies according to a new report by...

Lloyds report shows increasing confidence in Scottish renewable sector

By a Newsnet reporter  A report to be published today by Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets will show that 26% of oil and gas companies...