Yearly archives for 2012

AREG’s members tackle renewable energy challenges

Legal issues facing renewable energy projects were tackled when Aberdeen Cityand Shire’s leading renewable energy industry body hosted its first members’ business breakfast today. (October 18).

Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) brought together industry experts at the meeting which was … [ More ]


Scottish Natural Heritage Lifts Objection to European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre.

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has lifted its objection to the cutting-edge European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen.

The news comes after it was revealed earlier this week that all other statutory consultees, which had objected to the plans, … [ More ]


Clashindarroch Wind Project Supply Chain Day

Vattenfall would like to invite you to attend their Clashindarroch Wind Farm Supply Chain Event to be held in the Sandston Room at the Castle Hotel, Huntly, Aberdeenshire AB54 4SH on Wednesday 17th October 2012 from 09.30 to 15.30.

Clashindarroch … [ More ]


Objections to EOWDC lifted

RSPB Scotland, CAA, NATS and MoD drop concerns about cutting edge offshore wind farm

Objections to a cutting edge offshore wind farm and test facility, off Aberdeen, have been lifted by key stakeholders following discussions with the developers behind the … [ More ]


AREG’s members tackle renewable energy challenges

Domestic and international business opportunities and cutting-edge technologies are among the subjects to be discussed when Aberdeen City and Shire’s leading renewable energy industry body hosts a business seminar in Aberdeen on Wednesday (September 26).

Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group will … [ More ]


Green light for Scottish hydrogen hub

FM confirms up to £3.3 million funding for EU-backed green transport in Aberdeen

Alex Salmond today gave the green light for a pioneering clean energy hub inScotland, includingEurope’s largest hydrogen bus fleet, as he announced funding of up to £3.3 … [ More ]


Cutting edge wind farm attracts major interest from global turbine suppliers

EOWDC makes minor adjustment to submission to accommodate new models

Significant global interest from wind turbine manufacturers to deploy at a cutting edge offshore wind demonstration centre, off Aberdeen, was confirmed today [07/08/12] with the scheme’s backers announcing that they … [ More ]


Aberdeen City and Shire key driver for renewable heat incentive

An abundance of natural fuel resources acrossAberdeenCityand Shire, combined with the region’s energy expertise, could play a major role in driving forward the success of the industry’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), according to Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG).

The RHI … [ More ]


North east biomass capacity doubles within two years

Aberdeen City and Shire has bolstered its biomass credentials with the region’s biomass capacity doubling over the last two years to around 20MW of heat generation.

The projects involved contribute to a multi-million capital injection for the local economy with … [ More ]


Scotland has chance to take global lead in offshore wind, says respected energy economist

An eminent energy economics expert has backed plans for a cutting edge wind farm off the Aberdeen coast today saying that it could be a “real Scottish success story” for offshore wind research and development and that Scotland could take … [ More ]


EOWDC Update

The European OffshoreWind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) has been hailed a world class facility which could address a ‘critical failure’ in the current offshore wind turbine supply chain and deliver £4billion to the country’s economy.

A recently published report by the … [ More ]