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Pinsent Masons advises Red Rock Power on landmark Scottish offshore wind project

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Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Red Rock Power Limited on the sale of 50% of the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm development and subsequent joint venture with ESB.Once complete, the wind farm...

Saughton Park Micro-hydro Scheme has Bespoke Archimedes Screw Installed

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The latest feature in Saughton Park's stunning £8m refurbishment, a 10-tonnes and 10 metres long Archimedes Screw, made quite a splash when it was hoisted into position earlier today .The made-to-measure device, capable of...

Community renewables growing all the time in Scotland

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Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has said that community energy projects have had a strong year, and will continue to grow.From large scale wind farms to small scale hydro projects, over £10 million was last...

Scotland on the way to meeting 50% renewables target

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The Scottish Government announced today that the 2015 target of producing half of our electricity from renewables has almost been met a year ahead of schedule.Renewables are now the single largest contributor to electricity...

Greens explain how to create jobs in Scotland

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The Scottish Green MSPs are today publishing a major research paper outlining how Scotland could create 10,000 jobs a year over the next 20 years by pursuing a new economy built on strengths such as...

New CEO at Aquamarine Power

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Edinburgh-based wave energy company Aquamarine Power has  a new CEO who will take up the reins in mid-October. The company continues to test and develop its Oyster 800 machine in the Pentland Firth and...

Edinburgh renewable company signs up to Fourth Carbon Budget

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Aquamarine Power has today joined some of the UK’s major businesses, investors and trade associations, calling on the Government to follow the advice of the Committee on Climate Change and stick to its current...

Fergus Ewing raises threat to renewables with UK Government

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Minister raises grave concerns in letter to Ed Davey.Scotland’s Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, has warned that the UK Government’s Electricity Market Reform proposals could undermine Scotland’s renewables sector and supply chain, while threatening security...

Scottish Government launches Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund

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A multi-million pound fund to help develop Scotland’s first commercial wave and tidal power arrays was opened today. Addressing the AllEnergy conference in Aberdeen, First Minister Alex Salmond announced that Scotland’s Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund...

Edinburgh wave company says Ofgem is off the mark

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Wave energy company, Aquamarine Power employs a large workforce here in Edinburgh, in Orkney and in Belfast. The company is working hard on its second generation wave energy converter, Oyster 800 at the EMEC...

Renewable Energy Investment Fund launched

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Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has today announced a new £103 million investment fund which will drive the growth of renewable energy in Scotland for generations.The Renewable Energy Investment Fund (REIF) will initially focus on...

Edinburgh wave energy firm announce new investment

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A new green investment fund has acquired a significant shareholding in Edinburgh wave energy company Aquamarine Power it was announced today. The deal sees the Environmental Energies Fund (EEF) acquire a portion of the...

Leith Biomass Plant turn attention to government subsidies

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Protesters against the planned Leith Biomass Plant have turned their attention to government subsidies in the hope that they will be the key to preventing Forth Energy’s plans to build a power plant in...

Scottish Green Energy Awards – an Edinburgh winner

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Aquamarine Power Limited has scooped a prize in this year’s Green Energy Awards.The prestigious accolades - run by industry body Scottish Renewables and now in their ninth year – took place in the Edinburgh...

Edinburgh firm will put wind into Mitsubishi’s sails

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On Friday there was a huge announcement of up to £100m investment in Edinburgh. Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe Ltd (MPSE) are to invest this sum in an engineering facility to carry out research and...

Aquamarine Power gain accreditation

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Edinburgh wave energy company Aquamarine Power’s scheme for the professional development of its engineers has been awarded accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).  The IMechE is licensed by the ...

Low Carbon Investment Conference – back next year!

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The Scottish Low Carbon Investment conference will be held again next year, First Minister Alex Salmond announced today, saying the gathering of senior executives from finance, energy and government in Edinburgh can become the...

The Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference

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Innovation and advances in clean green energy present a "pivotal turning point in human history", Scotland's First Minister said yesterday, urging private finance leaders to seize the multi-billion pound opportunities in renewable and low carbon technology.

Holyrood pitches renewables target even higher

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Scotland's renewable electricity target for the next decade is being raised from 50 per cent to 80 per cent, First Minister Alex Salmond announced today.The FM confirmed the Scottish Government's increased national target -...

Scotland a clean energy leader

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A Scottish led EU partnership looking to increase onshore and offshore wind development was launched by Energy Minister Jim Mather today.The Good Practice Wind Project aims to help the EU achieve its 2020...

Renewables – obstacles removed…

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Plans to improve the development of renewables in Scotland were unveiled by Energy Minister Jim Mather today.Two separate consultations have been published, one proposing the combination of capital grants plus Renewable Obligation Certificates for...

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