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Glenmuckloch coal mine restoration plans unveiled A landmark restoration project has been announced at one of the biggest open cast coal mines in southern Scotland. It involves landscaping the Glenmuckloch site which straddles the Dumfriesshire and Ayrshi ...
Plans for carbon-capture power station abandoned Controversial plans to build a major coal-fired power station in Ayrshire using unproven "clean coal" technology have been abandoned, to the delight of environmental campaigners. The developers, A ...
UK Energy: Questions on electricity market reform Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has today warned the UK government not to attempt to use Electricity Market Reform to provide public subsidies for nuclear power but instead to concentrate on renewable energy ...
Alex Salmond unveils oil and gas strategy First Minister Alex Salmond has unveiled a new oil and gas strategy for Scotland. It includes targeting higher long-term recovery rates, boosting exports and aiming for £30bn annual sales by 2020. Mr Salmond also ...
All Scottish coal plants to use carbon capture by 2025 Scotland plans to fit all its existing coal-fired power plants with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology by 2025 and require new coal stations to be fully equipped with CCS from the turn of the ...
The bottom line on independence SSE, formerly Scottish and Southern Energy and known to most of us through its Scottish Hydro brand, was a significant first mover in raising its concerns about the independence referendum, on 24 February. It didn't pe ...
Energy firm warning on referendum Scotland's second biggest company has warned the independence referendum will increase the risk it attaches to investment projects. Energy firm SSE said there was also an increased likelihood of regulatory and legisl ...
Electricity Market Reform Energy Minister Fergus Ewing today urged the UK Government to set up a Ministerial Group to oversee delivery and implementation of fundamental and far-reaching reforms to the UK electricity market. At a meeting between the UK Gov ...
United Arab Emirates Promotes Alternative Energy Masdar, a renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi, plans to spend millions of dirhams in clean energy projects in Scotland after signing an agreement with the Scottish government.   The agreement outlin ...