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Scottish Government signs transport decarbonisation agreement

The Scottish Government announced that it signed the Transport Decarbonisation Alliance (TDA) Charter at the UN COP25 summit. The TDA is seeking to pave the way for an accelerated worldwide transformation towards a net zero emission mobility, to be achieved … Continued

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Caithness-Moray transmission link completed

SSEN Transmission’s £1bn Caithness-Moray HVDC link was officially completed on 10 December. The link has been operational since January and all major works associated with the project were completed in the summer. The 113km subsea link allows the efficient transfer … Continued

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EMEC awards HyFlyer contract to Fuel Cell Systems

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) announced on 11 December that it has awarded a contract to fuel cell technology solutions provider Fuel Cell Systems to supply a mobile hydrogen refuelling vehicle for the HyFlyer project. The HyFlyer project, being … Continued

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Educational energy theatre to be unveiled at Aberdeen Science Centre

Skills body for the energy sector OPITO has invested more than £600,000 in an educational energy theatre, which will be unveiled at Aberdeen Science Centre (ASC) when it reopens in summer 2020. Announced on 11 December, OPITO has signed a … Continued

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St Fergus Energy seeks planning permission for renewable energy park

St Fergus Energy Ltd has submitted a planning application to build a renewable energy park on land to the south of the St Fergus Gas Terminal, Aberdeenshire, the Press and Journal reported on 6 December. The company wants to erect … Continued

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SSEN Transmission submits Business Plan to deliver net zero network

Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Transmission submitted its A Network for Net Zero Business Plan to Ofgem on 9 December. It sets out plans for the future of the north of Scotland electricity transmission system for the period from … Continued

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Energy saving wastewater treatment works opens in Inverurie

A £21mn wastewater treatment works that has the potential to reduce the amount of energy used during the treatment process by half has officially opened in Inverurie, Scottish Water announced on 6 December. The site is the first in Scotland … Continued

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ScottishPower to use hybrid technology for renewable energy

ScottishPower announced plans on 4 December to utilise a new hybrid technology strategy to maximise onshore renewable energy potential in the UK and Ireland, as well as construct solar projects for the first time. The company intends to add a … Continued

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