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Newly opened Sutherland wind farm 'an excellent example of green recovery'

Newly opened Sutherland wind farm 'an excellent example of green recovery'

Newly opened Sutherland wind farm 'an excellent example of green recovery'

12 August 2021

The Gordonbush Extension wind farm has been hailed as "an excellent example of the green recovery" by Scotland’s energy secretary Michael Matheson.


Subsea 7 completes pipeline bundle for Buzzard field after 'tremendous collective effort'

Subsea 7 completes pipeline bundle for Buzzard field after 'tremendous collective effort'

Subsea 7 completes pipeline bundle for Buzzard field after 'tremendous collective effort'

30 July 2021

Subsea 7 has completed the installation of a 5km pipeline bundle made at its Wester site in Caithness for the Buzzard field in the North Sea.


Newly completed Halsary wind farm will help Tesco stores to 'go green'

Newly completed Halsary wind farm will help Tesco stores to 'go green'

Newly completed Halsary wind farm will help Tesco stores to 'go green'

27 July 2021

The latest onshore wind farm to be built in Caithness will help a supermarket giant to achieve its sustainability and climate goals.


New owners have ambitious plans for Ardersier fabrication yard

New owners have ambitious plans for Ardersier fabrication yard

New owners have ambitious plans for Ardersier fabrication yard

25 July 2021

Ardersier's long dormant fabrication yard is set to take on a new life as one of Europe's most important green energy and decommissioning facilities


Extra £9 million of funding to tackle fuel poverty and climate change

Extra £9 million of funding to tackle fuel poverty and climate change

Extra £9 million of funding to tackle fuel poverty and climate change

25 July 2021

A programme to tackle fuel poverty and improve energy efficiency in Scotland will receive an extra £9 million of funding this year.


Dounreay floating wind farm could create hundreds of jobs, says Caithness councillor

Dounreay floating wind farm could create hundreds of jobs, says Caithness councillor

Dounreay floating wind farm could create hundreds of jobs, says Caithness councillor

23 July 2021

Matthew Reiss says a floating wind farm off Dounreay could create hundreds of jobs but the environment and shipping routes must be considered too.


PICTURES: Greenpeace heads out of Wick harbour on protest mission for oil workers

PICTURES: Greenpeace heads out of Wick harbour on protest mission for oil workers

PICTURES: Greenpeace heads out of Wick harbour on protest mission for oil workers

21 July 2021

The John O'Groat Journal was given special access to a protest by Greenpeace activists as they set out from Wick harbour to the Beatrice wind farm.


Caithness pipeline yards not affected by Subsea 7's involvement with Norwegian company

Caithness pipeline yards not affected by Subsea 7's involvement with Norwegian company

Caithness pipeline yards not affected by Subsea 7's involvement with Norwegian company

20 July 2021

Subsea 7's operations in Caithness will not be affected by its involvement in a new company which will have its headquarters in Norway.


Greenpeace ship arrives in Wick tomorrow for latest campaign

Greenpeace ship arrives in Wick tomorrow for latest campaign

Greenpeace ship arrives in Wick tomorrow for latest campaign

19 July 2021

A Greenpeace ship will arrive in Wick tomorrow (Tuesday, July 20), as the campaigning group embarks on the second leg of its Just Transition Tour.


Dounreay floating wind farm plan 'exciting' says Caithness business chief

Dounreay floating wind farm plan 'exciting' says Caithness business chief

Dounreay floating wind farm plan 'exciting' says Caithness business chief

16 July 2021

A Caithness business chief has described plans to build a floating wind farm off the Dounreay coast as “an exciting development.”


Noss Head works will see Shetland link to national grid for first time

Noss Head works will see Shetland link to national grid for first time

Noss Head works will see Shetland link to national grid for first time

12 July 2021

Work has begun in Caithness to connect the mainland electricity grid with Shetland via a high voltage cable.


Opportunity Cromarty Firth appoints manager to lead world leading Highland green energy centre

Opportunity Cromarty Firth appoints manager to lead world leading Highland green energy centre

Opportunity Cromarty Firth appoints manager to lead world leading Highland green energy centre

29 June 2021

Opportunity Cromarty Firth has appointed a manager to lead the development of a global centre of energy excellence in the Highlands


Free event on how Caithness and Sutherland communities can help address climate change

Free event on how Caithness and Sutherland communities can help address climate change

Free event on how Caithness and Sutherland communities can help address climate change

24 June 2021

In its second free online event, Community Land Scotland is holding a discussion on the climate emergency.


Compelling case for nuclear fusion station to come to Caithness, says Dounreay Stakeholder Group chairman

Compelling case for nuclear fusion station to come to Caithness, says Dounreay Stakeholder Group chairman

Compelling case for nuclear fusion station to come to Caithness, says Dounreay Stakeholder Group chairman

18 June 2021

The chairman of Dounreay Stakeholder Group has said there is a compelling case for Caithness to host the world's first nuclear fusion power station.


Councillor says 'all our economic worries will be sorted' if nuclear fusion station comes to Caithness

Councillor says 'all our economic worries will be sorted' if nuclear fusion station comes to Caithness

Councillor says 'all our economic worries will be sorted' if nuclear fusion station comes to Caithness

16 June 2021

A councillor has declared that "all our economic worries will be sorted" if the world's first nuclear fusion power station comes to Caithness.


Mocean wave power prototype begins tests at EMEC's Orkney base

Mocean wave power prototype begins tests at EMEC's Orkney base

Mocean wave power prototype begins tests at EMEC's Orkney base

14 June 2021

The prospect of generating clean energy from waves moved a step closer as Mocean Energy testis wave energy prototype in Orkney


Caithness 'ideally placed' as nuclear fusion power station plans take a step forward

Caithness 'ideally placed' as nuclear fusion power station plans take a step forward

Caithness 'ideally placed' as nuclear fusion power station plans take a step forward

11 June 2021

Plans for Caithness to host a nuclear fusion power station have moved forward with news that the idea has been selected for further investigation.


No appeal for Hill of Forss wind farm refusal

No appeal for Hill of Forss wind farm refusal

No appeal for Hill of Forss wind farm refusal

08 June 2021

A Caithness wind farm campaigner has welcomed the news that there will be no appeal for Cairnmore Hill after Highland Council knocked back the plans.


Funding available for electricity connections in Caithness

Funding available for electricity connections in Caithness

Funding available for electricity connections in Caithness

07 June 2021

The Scottish Hydro Electric Community Trust invites applications for financial support to connect to the electricity network in Caithness.


£2.8million of investment for a green economic recovery in Thurso

£2.8million of investment for a green economic recovery in Thurso

£2.8million of investment for a green economic recovery in Thurso

05 June 2021

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution is set to accelerate £2.8m of investment in the local electricity network in Thurso.


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