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Council raps Ross firm for thrice failing to seek planning permission first

Council raps Ross firm for thrice failing to seek planning permission first

Council raps Ross firm for thrice failing to seek planning permission first

AN EASTER Ross oil firm has been rapped by planners after it built three new structures at its Evanton site in 2019 without planning permission.


North's own green energy awards to power on after success

North's own green energy awards to power on after success

North's own green energy awards to power on after success

THE call is out for businesses and individuals involved in the north’s pioneering renewable energy sector to share the stories of their success.


VIEWPOINT: Who said oil and gas was boring?

VIEWPOINT: Who said oil and gas was boring?

VIEWPOINT: Who said oil and gas was boring?

Andrew Bradshaw, head of energy insight at Fifth Ring, looks back at the high drama of 2019 - a year which saw protests and net-zero targets set


Novar wind farm operator lodges bid to extend lifespan of site

Novar wind farm operator lodges bid to extend lifespan of site

Novar wind farm operator lodges bid to extend lifespan of site

AN application to extend the life of a north wind farm for a further ten years has been lodged with Highland Council.


Call to double energy efficiency spending on homes

Call to double energy efficiency spending on homes

Call to double energy efficiency spending on homes

The Scottish Government is being asked to double its budget to help make homes more energy efficient.


Wind farm community fund helping career aspirations

Wind farm community fund helping career aspirations

Wind farm community fund helping career aspirations

Two local women, Zoe Farquhar and Louise Todd, are following their work dreams thanks to a local wind farm community fund.


Easter Ross welding firm hopes to have fresh work in pipeline

Easter Ross welding firm hopes to have fresh work in pipeline

Easter Ross welding firm hopes to have fresh work in pipeline

An Easter Ross firm is hopeful about an upturn in the oil and gas sector.


Marine plan shows where next generation of renewables could land

Marine plan shows where next generation of renewables could land

Marine plan shows where next generation of renewables could land

Sites with the potential for offshore energy development have been identified around Scotland's coasts as part of Scottish Government consultations.


VIEWPOINT: Supply chain – and communities – can benefit from expansion of green technologies

VIEWPOINT: Supply chain – and communities – can benefit from expansion of green technologies

VIEWPOINT: Supply chain – and communities – can benefit from expansion of green technologies

Renewable energy will play a key role in future oil and gas activities, writes Gavin MacKay of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE)


Hydrogen truck will fuel zero-emission test flights

Hydrogen truck will fuel zero-emission test flights

Hydrogen truck will fuel zero-emission test flights

A deal has been struck to provide a hydrogen refuelling vehicle to help power the first zero-emission flights from Orkney.


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