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DREW HENDRY: Renewables make sense for variety of reasons

DREW HENDRY: Renewables make sense for variety of reasons

DREW HENDRY: Renewables make sense for variety of reasons

08 February 2024

Reducing investment in renewable energy now is the worst possible decision at the worst possible time, says our MP.


Heating bills crisis sparks help for hundreds of Albyn tenants in Highlands

Heating bills crisis sparks help for hundreds of Albyn tenants in Highlands

Heating bills crisis sparks help for hundreds of Albyn tenants in Highlands

29 January 2024

The biggest provider of affordable homes in the Highlands has secured heating bills support for 600 tenants to help them with winter costs.


Highland contractor RJ McLeod wins multimillion-pound award to upgrade north roads

Highland contractor RJ McLeod wins multimillion-pound award to upgrade north roads

Highland contractor RJ McLeod wins multimillion-pound award to upgrade north roads

25 January 2024

Minor roads in the west Highlands that offer vital routes for local people as well as access to remote mountains and glens are to be improved.


2000 homes still without power after Storm Jocelyn

2000 homes still without power after Storm Jocelyn

2000 homes still without power after Storm Jocelyn

24 January 2024

Around 2000 homes across the north were still without power at lunchtime on Wednesday, but SSEN hopes to reconnect them by the end of the day.


3500 homes still without electricity after Storm Isha power cuts – and some will remain blacked out overnight

3500 homes still without electricity after Storm Isha power cuts – and some will remain blacked out overnight

3500 homes still without electricity after Storm Isha power cuts – and some will remain blacked out overnight

22 January 2024

Thousands of homes across Scotland were still without power at 5pm on Monday evening following overnight outages caused by Storm Isha.


Power cut hot food and drink support set up in Strathglass amid ongoing Storm Isha impact

Power cut hot food and drink support set up in Strathglass amid ongoing Storm Isha impact

Power cut hot food and drink support set up in Strathglass amid ongoing Storm Isha impact

22 January 2024

A support unit serving hot food and drink has been set up in Cannich to help those still affected by Storm Isha power cuts.


Wind turbine 'practice run' set to cause disruption between Skye and Loch Ness

Wind turbine 'practice run' set to cause disruption between Skye and Loch Ness

Wind turbine 'practice run' set to cause disruption between Skye and Loch Ness

16 January 2024

Motorists travelling on the A87 and A887 are being warned to expect possible disruption while a wind turbine delivery practice run takes place.


Power cut knocks out electricity to hundreds of homes in Nairn

Power cut knocks out electricity to hundreds of homes in Nairn

Power cut knocks out electricity to hundreds of homes in Nairn

07 January 2024

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks reported an outage affecting almost 500 customers in parts of Nairn shortly before 3pm.


Freeport opportunities there to be grasped, says Highland Council stalwart reflecting on 50 years' service

Freeport opportunities there to be grasped, says Highland Council stalwart reflecting on 50 years' service

Freeport opportunities there to be grasped, says Highland Council stalwart reflecting on 50 years' service

30 December 2023

'New people will come but there’s nothing to fear. They will become your friends, your doctor, your mechanic.'


48-hour wait for all Storm Gerrit power cuts to be resolved, customers warned

48-hour wait for all Storm Gerrit power cuts to be resolved, customers warned

48-hour wait for all Storm Gerrit power cuts to be resolved, customers warned

28 December 2023

Almost 8000 homes across Scotland were still without power shortly before lunch on Thursday & some may have to wait up to 48 hours to be reconnected.


Inverness-based energy group report £273million of turnover

Inverness-based energy group report £273million of turnover

Inverness-based energy group report £273million of turnover

21 December 2023

Energy sector services group, Global Energy Group (GEG), has reported a 21 per cent increase in revenue for 2023.


Statkraft hopes to have Red John hydro scheme above Loch Ness running by 2030

Statkraft hopes to have Red John hydro scheme above Loch Ness running by 2030

Statkraft hopes to have Red John hydro scheme above Loch Ness running by 2030

18 December 2023

A major new hydro power scheme in the Great Glen could be fully operational by 2030, its operators hope.


Red John hydro plant above Loch Ness to be taken forward by Europe's biggest renewable power generator

Red John hydro plant above Loch Ness to be taken forward by Europe's biggest renewable power generator

Red John hydro plant above Loch Ness to be taken forward by Europe's biggest renewable power generator

15 December 2023

Plans for a major 450MW hydro power scheme above Loch Ness will be taken forward by Europe's largest renewable power generator, Statkraft.


Highland entrepreneur's UK awards success makes it two years in a row

Highland entrepreneur's UK awards success makes it two years in a row

Highland entrepreneur's UK awards success makes it two years in a row

30 November 2023

A successful Highland entrepreneur is celebrating after triumphing in a coveted UK awards for the second year running.


Breaking: Highland Council defers Caley Thistle’s bid for a battery storage scheme

Breaking: Highland Council defers Caley Thistle’s bid for a battery storage scheme

Breaking: Highland Council defers Caley Thistle’s bid for a battery storage scheme

22 November 2023

Members want a site visit and to offer the club the opportunity to address some of the concerns of planning officials.


FERGUS EWING: People can have a stake in Highland wind farms they look at – here's what has to happen

FERGUS EWING: People can have a stake in Highland wind farms they look at – here's what has to happen

FERGUS EWING: People can have a stake in Highland wind farms they look at – here's what has to happen

07 November 2023

Better than a fixed cash payment is a share in ownership of each farm, says Inverness and Nairn MSP.


UPDATE: Power restored to hundreds of Highland homes after electricity outage

UPDATE: Power restored to hundreds of Highland homes after electricity outage

UPDATE: Power restored to hundreds of Highland homes after electricity outage

26 October 2023

Electricity is understood to have been restored to most homes affected by a large power cut south of Inverness.


Power cut knocks out electricity to hundreds of homes south of Inverness

Power cut knocks out electricity to hundreds of homes south of Inverness

Power cut knocks out electricity to hundreds of homes south of Inverness

26 October 2023

More then 200 customers are affected by the outage in Strathdearn, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks has confirmed.


Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness homes hit by power cut

Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness homes hit by power cut

Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness homes hit by power cut

21 October 2023

A power cut has taken down electricity to a number of homes and properties on the north side of Loch Ness – including Urquhart Castle.


Third day of Storm Babet power cuts leaves hundreds of Highland residents without electricity

Third day of Storm Babet power cuts leaves hundreds of Highland residents without electricity

Third day of Storm Babet power cuts leaves hundreds of Highland residents without electricity

21 October 2023

Hundreds of Highland residents were without electricity on Saturday morning as Storm Babet continues to wreak havoc.


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