Scottish Ministers grant extension to Sutherland wind farm

Scottish Ministers, on 5 November, revised the planning consent for an 11-turbine extension to SSE Renewables’ Gordonbush onshore wind farm in Sutherland. Consent had previously been granted in 2017 for a 15-turbine extension beside the existing Gordonbush site. However, the … Continued

Scottish Renewables launches its green energy manifesto

Scottish Renewables has published its manifesto for the upcoming General Election, which sets out a package of measures to support the UK’s aim to modernise its energy system and tackle the climate emergency. Published on 7 November, the organisation’s six priorities … Continued

Costain secures energy sector contracts

Construction and engineering company Costain announced on 7 November that it has secured design, engineering and consultancy contracts worth £4mn for the energy market. The contract awards being delivered by the Aberdeen team include topside modification projects for several subsea … Continued

Think-tank urges Scottish renewables manufacturing support

In a report entitled Re-energising Manufacturing: Industrial Policy for Renewables Manufacturing in Scotland, published on 4 November, think-tank New Economic Foundation urges the Scottish Government to do more to support domestic manufacturing in alignment with its industrial strategy devised for … Continued

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