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Ground-breaking renewable company secures €26.5m for growth plans to drive down cost of energy

Dutch renewable energy company 2-B Energy has secured an investment package of €26.5 million to help commercialise its cutting-edge offshore wind technology in a bid to significantly drive down the cost of offshore wind.


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First power exported from Hunterston Offshore Wind Turbine Test Facility

SSE Renewables reached a significant milestone after electricity was exported for the first time from its offshore wind turbine test facility at Hunterston, North Ayrshire.

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Scottish Enterprise welcomes official launch of Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

Scottish Enterprise has welcomed the official opening of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult in Glasgow today (Thursday 13th March 2014) which marks a significant step forward on Scotland’s journey towards being a major player in the global renewables sector.

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Innovative tidal energy company secures REIF funding

Ambitious tidal energy developer, Oceanflow Energy Limited, has attracted a £300,000 package of support to further develop and commercialise its second generation tidal energy device, Evopod.

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Pioneering community hydro project secures investment package

Scotland’s first community developed and wholly owned hydro scheme on Forestry Commission land is to secure a finance package of £1.9 million.

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£2m REIF injection for Scottish wave and tidal project

Scotland’s emerging wave and tidal sector has received an injection of £2 million after an ambitious project was awarded funding from the Renewable Energy Investment Fund, (REIF).

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£10.6m for oil & gas innovation

First Minister Alex Salmond today (Monday February 24, 2014) announced £10.6 million for a new Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) which will create and fast track pioneering solutions.

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Scottish Enterprise welcomes Peterhead CCS announcement

Scottish Enterprise has welcomed announcement today that the Peterhead CCS Project has signed an agreement with the UK Government for a front-end engineering and design (FEED) study.

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Scotland strengthens links with Algeria as it welcomes the UK Ambassador

Robert Gordon University (RGU) played host to a special guest on Wednesday, February 12 as it welcomed the UK Ambassador for Algeria to its Garthdee campus.

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Scottish Loan Fund invests £3.5 million in Oil & Gas service specialist Coretrax Technology

Aberdeen-based energy services business Coretrax Technology Limited is the latest ambitious Scottish company to benefit from the Scottish Loan Fund.

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£200,000 grant to support WGM Engineering

Workforce to increase to 168 to grow market share in oil and gas sector