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Three more towheads due to arrive at Wick next week

Three more towheads due to arrive at Wick next week

Three more towheads due to arrive at Wick next week

27 November 2019

Six towheads for the Equinor Snorre project have been delivered to Subsea 7's site at Wester, with a further three due to arrive at Wick next week.


Protest planned against seven additional wind turbines at Limekiln

Protest planned against seven additional wind turbines at Limekiln

Protest planned against seven additional wind turbines at Limekiln

13 November 2019

Plans for an extra seven turbines at Limekiln Wind Farm near Reay have met with widespread opposition locally.


Energy firm agrees to broadband studies after request by Caithness councillor

Energy firm agrees to broadband studies after request by Caithness councillor

Energy firm agrees to broadband studies after request by Caithness councillor

06 November 2019

A wind farm company will investigate the possibility of enhancing high-speed broadband services following a request from Councillor Karl Rosie.


Advice sessions on accessing wind farm community funding

Advice sessions on accessing wind farm community funding

Advice sessions on accessing wind farm community funding

31 October 2019

Advice for communities interested in accessing wind farm funds will be available at special sessions on Thursday.


Caithness councillor discusses nuclear decommissioning impact on visit to Japan

Caithness councillor discusses nuclear decommissioning impact on visit to Japan

Caithness councillor discusses nuclear decommissioning impact on visit to Japan

28 October 2019

Struan Mackie, deputy chairman of the Dounreay Stakeholder Group, has visited Japan to discuss the impact of nuclear decommissioning on communities.


Electric bus hits the rural roads

Electric bus hits the rural roads

Electric bus hits the rural roads

25 October 2019

A new low-emission vehicle is busily making its way along the country roads of the county thanks to Caithness Rural Transport.


Nimbyism is simply not acceptable, insists Limekiln landowner

Nimbyism is simply not acceptable, insists Limekiln landowner

Nimbyism is simply not acceptable, insists Limekiln landowner

25 October 2019

A controversial wind farm near Reay will not damage tourism and will generate around £350,000 a year in community benefit, the landowner has said.


Beatrice shortlisted three times in Scottish Green Energy Awards

Beatrice shortlisted three times in Scottish Green Energy Awards

Beatrice shortlisted three times in Scottish Green Energy Awards

16 October 2019

The Beatrice offshore wind farm off the coast coast of Caithness is in contention for three honours at this year's Scottish Green Energy Awards.


Caithness port has fifth consecutive record-breaking trading year

Caithness port has fifth consecutive record-breaking trading year

Caithness port has fifth consecutive record-breaking trading year

04 October 2019

Scrabster harbour is on the crest of a wave after a fifth record-breaking trading year in a row.


MeyGen delivers best operating results to date

MeyGen delivers best operating results to date

MeyGen delivers best operating results to date

03 October 2019

Simec Atlantis Energy's results show that the pioneering MeyGen project exported more than 21 GWh of electricity to the national grid.


Public meeting in Wick over subsea link to Shetland

Public meeting in Wick over subsea link to Shetland

Public meeting in Wick over subsea link to Shetland

29 September 2019

A public meeting is to be staged in Wick as part of the consultation into the proposed transmission subsea link to Shetland.


Renewable generation in Scotland at record levels

Renewable generation in Scotland at record levels

Renewable generation in Scotland at record levels

27 September 2019

Newly released figures underline that green electricity generation forms "the backbone of Scotland's energy system", according to Scottish Renewables.


Far north could be training base for ops and maintenance for offshore industry

Far north could be training base for ops and maintenance for offshore industry

Far north could be training base for ops and maintenance for offshore industry

27 September 2019

Caithness could become a base for training people in operations and maintenance work for offshore wind, Thurso and Wick Trade Union Council has heard.


'Orwellian' planning system means local voices are ignored, says Caithness councillor

'Orwellian' planning system means local voices are ignored, says Caithness councillor

'Orwellian' planning system means local voices are ignored, says Caithness councillor

27 September 2019

A councillor has said the planning system is "broken and over-centralised" after he was refused a meeting with the energy minister over a wind farm.


Drop-in sessions for Bad á Cheò Wind Farm Community Fund

Drop-in sessions for Bad á Cheò Wind Farm Community Fund

Drop-in sessions for Bad á Cheò Wind Farm Community Fund

26 September 2019

Money from a local wind farm community fund is to be made available to help individuals increase their chances of getting a job.


Moray West team remains committed to project despite CfD setback

Moray West team remains committed to project despite CfD setback

Moray West team remains committed to project despite CfD setback

20 September 2019

The operators of the Moray West offshore wind farm have insisted that the project remains viable despite failing to win a Contract for Difference.


World's first tidal-powered data centre could be set up in Caithness

World's first tidal-powered data centre could be set up in Caithness

World's first tidal-powered data centre could be set up in Caithness

11 September 2019

The first tidal-powered data centre in the world could be set up in Caithness in the next five years


MP Stone highlights Beatrice 'success story' in Commons

MP Stone highlights Beatrice 'success story' in Commons

MP Stone highlights Beatrice 'success story' in Commons

06 September 2019

North MP Jamie Stone has praised the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (Bowl) development in the House of Commons.


Highland companies invited to bid for Moray West work

Highland companies invited to bid for Moray West work

Highland companies invited to bid for Moray West work

04 September 2019

Highland firms are being invited to bid for work worth tens of millions of pounds from one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects.


Suppliers get chance to meet Dounreay consortia at Wick event

Suppliers get chance to meet Dounreay consortia at Wick event

Suppliers get chance to meet Dounreay consortia at Wick event

03 September 2019

Some of the biggest names in the global decommissioning market will come face to face with Caithness and Sutherland businesses at an event in Wick.


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