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Funding for UK's largest community windfarm

Beinn Ghrideag Community Wind Farm, based in the Isle of Lewis, has received £11 million in funding from Santander Corporate & Commercial to build the wind farm and deliver the project’s extensive community-focused business plan. Developed by Point and Sandwick Power, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Point and Sandwick Development Trust (PSDT), Beinn Ghrideag is set to be the UK’s largest 100% community wind farm.

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Scottish Enterprise welcomes offshore wind farm consents

Scottish Enterprise has welcomed the news that four offshore wind farms have received consent from the Scottish Government.

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New report reveals scale of decommissioning market for North Sea oil and gas projects

Report calls for talent, innovation and procurement strategy improvements to overcome market challenges

By 2040, investment of around £30 billion is expected in the UK Continental Shelf (UKSC) on decommissioning North Sea oil and gas projects according to a new report commissioned by Decom North Sea and Scottish Enterprise.

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Energy Minister announces Scottish contribution to €7 million research and development fund.

Scottish ocean energy companies will be able to bid for a share of a new €7 million funding pot, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing will say today.

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Jee Ltd awarded pioneering cable solutions contract

Jee Ltd, a leading independent multi-discipline subsea engineering and training firm, has been awarded a contract from Scottish Enterprise to develop subsea electrical array cable solutions for tidal energy installations.

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£10m Scottish expansion for Hyspec

New state-of-the-art Kilmarnock premises and 80 jobs for Scottish-based firm

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£20.5 million for tidal power

First phase of new development that could eventually power 175,000 homes.

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Scottish Government Minister inspects £1.3m dock development project at Westway Park, Renfrew

Project will advance renewable infrastructure in Scotland

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SDI opens new office in Africa to support significant growth opportunity for Scotland

A new guide to doing business in West Africa launched as Scotland strengthens ties with Commonwealth nations

A new guide to doing business in West Africa launched as Scotland strengthens ties with Commonwealth nations

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Doosan Babcock to create nearly 400 jobs with new Process Engineering Centre in Renfrew

Doosan Babcock to create nearly 400 jobs with new Process Engineering Centre in Renfrew.

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New strategic agreement to increase R&D investment in Scotland

A new scheme, part of a programme of activity, to increase Scotland’s investment in innovation and contribute to an additional £80 million of Research and Development (R&D) spend in Scotland over the next five years, has been launched today with the signing of its first strategic agreement with leading global oil and gas firm, Statoil.

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CEO for leading power research centre appointed

A senior power sector professional and engineer with 30 years’ experience in the industry has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the University of Strathclyde’s Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC).