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Noss Head switching station teams give a helping hand to Wick community

Noss Head switching station teams give a helping hand to Wick community

Noss Head switching station teams give a helping hand to Wick community

23 October 2021

Workers involved in the Noss Head switching station have donated defibrillator equipment, improved a footpath and funded activities for youngsters.


Planned green hub in the Highlands would 'lay the foundations for a more sustainable and brighter future for everyone'

Planned green hub in the Highlands would 'lay the foundations for a more sustainable and brighter future for everyone'

Planned green hub in the Highlands would 'lay the foundations for a more sustainable and brighter future for everyone'

19 October 2021

Highland Council has set out its plans to create a green hub


Award success for Caithness company and employee Carla

Award success for Caithness company and employee Carla

Award success for Caithness company and employee Carla

14 October 2021

A family-owned Caithness company and one of its employees are celebrating success with a prestigious business award.


Advice for Caithness residents after collapse of more energy firms

Advice for Caithness residents after collapse of more energy firms

Advice for Caithness residents after collapse of more energy firms

14 October 2021

Many Caithness residents will be affected by the announcement that two more energy firms, Pure Planet and Colorado Energy, have ceased trading.


'Many reasons to remain optimistic' after Caithness misses out on nuclear fusion plant

'Many reasons to remain optimistic' after Caithness misses out on nuclear fusion plant

'Many reasons to remain optimistic' after Caithness misses out on nuclear fusion plant

14 October 2021

Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership's bid to host the STEP prototype power plant is not among the five that are shortlisted.


Liberal Democrat leader tells of his pride over party's offshore wind role

Liberal Democrat leader tells of his pride over party's offshore wind role

Liberal Democrat leader tells of his pride over party's offshore wind role

12 October 2021

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey has spoken of his pride that his party "effectively created Britain's offshore wind industry".


Lib Dems demand 'fair transition' for Highland oil and gas workers

Lib Dems demand 'fair transition' for Highland oil and gas workers

Lib Dems demand 'fair transition' for Highland oil and gas workers

09 October 2021

Liberal Democrats are demanding a "fair transition" to new, sustainable jobs for oil and gas workers from the Highlands.


Noss renewable energy station 'something we should be immensely proud of'

Noss renewable energy station 'something we should be immensely proud of'

Noss renewable energy station 'something we should be immensely proud of'

08 October 2021

The massive renewable energy switching station taking shape outside Wick should be a source of immense pride to the community, it has been claimed.


Pentland team receiving 'valuable feedback' over floating wind farm off Dounreay

Pentland team receiving 'valuable feedback' over floating wind farm off Dounreay

Pentland team receiving 'valuable feedback' over floating wind farm off Dounreay

07 October 2021

The developers of the proposed wind farm off the north coast of Caithness say they are receiving "valuable feedback" during the public consultation.


'Warm words' won't help Highlanders heat homes

'Warm words' won't help Highlanders heat homes

'Warm words' won't help Highlanders heat homes

07 October 2021

Tens of thousands of people in the Highlands could be left in the cold unless the Scottish Government acts now, claims Labour MSP Rhoda Grant.


Highlands and Islands projects shortlisted for Scottish Green Energy Awards

Highlands and Islands projects shortlisted for Scottish Green Energy Awards

Highlands and Islands projects shortlisted for Scottish Green Energy Awards

06 October 2021

Carbon-cutting projects at opposite ends of Loch Ness are among those vying for success in the Scottish Green Energy Awards


Maree Todd highlights Thurso campus role in developing renewable energy skills

Maree Todd highlights Thurso campus role in developing renewable energy skills

Maree Todd highlights Thurso campus role in developing renewable energy skills

05 October 2021

The opportunities offered by North Highland College UHI will play a big part in the growth of renewables in the area, according to Maree Todd.


Hydrogen train could be trialled on Caithness line

Hydrogen train could be trialled on Caithness line

Hydrogen train could be trialled on Caithness line

05 October 2021

A pressure group is pushing for a hydrogen-fuelled train to be run on the railway line between Wick and Thurso.


Offshore wind project "once in a generation opportunity" for Scrabster

Offshore wind project "once in a generation opportunity" for Scrabster

Offshore wind project "once in a generation opportunity" for Scrabster

04 October 2021

A major Scottish consortium has confirmed a bid for an Orkney and Caithness offshore wind project which could create skilled jobs at Scrabster.


Caithness specialist battery firm takes first step towards building Australian Gigafactory

Caithness specialist battery firm takes first step towards building Australian Gigafactory

Caithness specialist battery firm takes first step towards building Australian Gigafactory

04 October 2021

Specialist battery maker AMTE Power is to open a new factory in Australia’s Lithium Valley to add to its existing production facility in Caithness


'Worrying time' for Caithness residents with energy price cap rise

'Worrying time' for Caithness residents with energy price cap rise

'Worrying time' for Caithness residents with energy price cap rise

01 October 2021

The energy price cap will rise by 12 per cent today, with those on standard tariffs facing an average increase of £139-a-year.


'Important not to panic' – advice for Caithness residents after more energy firms go bust

'Important not to panic' – advice for Caithness residents after more energy firms go bust

'Important not to panic' – advice for Caithness residents after more energy firms go bust

29 September 2021

'Customers should not panic' as three more energy firms – Igloo, Symbio, and Enstroga have become the latest UK suppliers to collapse.


Virtual consultation to get under way on floating wind farm project off Dounreay

Virtual consultation to get under way on floating wind farm project off Dounreay

Virtual consultation to get under way on floating wind farm project off Dounreay

24 September 2021

Consultation begins next week on a proposed wind farm off the north coast of Caithness that could offer "big opportunities" for the local economy.


Green jobs boost ahead with more than 5000 wind turbines to be decommissioned

Green jobs boost ahead with more than 5000 wind turbines to be decommissioned

Green jobs boost ahead with more than 5000 wind turbines to be decommissioned

12 September 2021

More than 5000 wind turbines will be decommissioned in Scotland within the next 30 years – opening up the prospect of a green jobs boost.


MeyGen electricity production to increase from six to 86 megawatts by 2025/26, say Simec Atlantis Energy

MeyGen electricity production to increase from six to 86 megawatts by 2025/26, say Simec Atlantis Energy

MeyGen electricity production to increase from six to 86 megawatts by 2025/26, say Simec Atlantis Energy

10 September 2021

The next stage of the MeyGen tidal project in the Pentland Firth is expected to be completed by 2025/26.


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