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WATCH: Orbex reveals full-scale prototype Prime rocket set for launch at Space Hub Sutherland

WATCH: Orbex reveals full-scale prototype Prime rocket set for launch at Space Hub Sutherland

WATCH: Orbex reveals full-scale prototype Prime rocket set for launch at Space Hub Sutherland

11 May 2022

A pioneering prototype rocket that is due to take off from Space Hub Sutherland has been unveiled for the first time.


Innovative marine sector businesses in the Highlands and Islands urged to apply for funding share

Innovative marine sector businesses in the Highlands and Islands urged to apply for funding share

Innovative marine sector businesses in the Highlands and Islands urged to apply for funding share

27 April 2022

Marine sector businesses in the Highlands and Islands have until July 6 to apply for funding to make offshore production and transport sustainable


Highland councillors give green light to Strath Tirry and Sallachy wind farms, but move made to call in Sallachy

Highland councillors give green light to Strath Tirry and Sallachy wind farms, but move made to call in Sallachy

Highland councillors give green light to Strath Tirry and Sallachy wind farms, but move made to call in Sallachy

26 April 2022

North councillors this morning voted 7:5 to grant planning consent to the four-turbine Strath Tirry Wind Farm


Highland Council makes deal with net zero technology specialist with the aim of becoming a centre of innovation for decarbonised transport

Highland Council makes deal with net zero technology specialist with the aim of becoming a centre of innovation for decarbonised transport

Highland Council makes deal with net zero technology specialist with the aim of becoming a centre of innovation for decarbonised transport

11 March 2022

The Highlands is set to be a leader in the decarbonisation of transport following an agreement between the council and net zero specialist Getech


Iconic shipbuilder Harland & Wolff holds its first ever Highland careers fair

Iconic shipbuilder Harland & Wolff holds its first ever Highland careers fair

Iconic shipbuilder Harland & Wolff holds its first ever Highland careers fair

20 January 2022

One of the most famous names in shipbuilding, Harland & Wolff, is to host its first Inverness-Nigg Careers’ Evening in Alness


Growth in offshore wind is expected to be instrumental in attracting new young talent to the Highlands and Islands, HIE says

Growth in offshore wind is expected to be instrumental in attracting new young talent to the Highlands and Islands, HIE says

Growth in offshore wind is expected to be instrumental in attracting new young talent to the Highlands and Islands, HIE says

17 January 2022

The economic impact of the offshore wind industry could match oil and gas developments, according to HIE


Port of Cromarty Firth is ideally placed to support the majority of new ScotWind offshore wind farms

Port of Cromarty Firth is ideally placed to support the majority of new ScotWind offshore wind farms

Port of Cromarty Firth is ideally placed to support the majority of new ScotWind offshore wind farms

17 January 2022

The expansion of offshore wind that will follow the ScotWind leasing announcement will be a game-changing opportunity, says the Port of Cromarty Firth


Highland Council leader says Nigg proposal will put the Highlands at the forefront of the green industrial revolution

Highland Council leader says Nigg proposal will put the Highlands at the forefront of the green industrial revolution

Highland Council leader says Nigg proposal will put the Highlands at the forefront of the green industrial revolution

03 December 2021

Highland Council leader Margaret Davidson has welcomed confirmation of plans to create the UK's biggest wind farm tower rolling factory at Nigg


Firm to change blade heights

Firm to change blade heights

Firm to change blade heights

21 October 2021

Energiekontor UK was granted permission to build the Lairg 2 wind farm near Toroboll last year and has since made several requests for amendment.


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


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


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.


Strathy South wind farm should have four fewer turbines, says Highland Council report

Strathy South wind farm should have four fewer turbines, says Highland Council report

Strathy South wind farm should have four fewer turbines, says Highland Council report

03 June 2021

The proposed wind farm at Strathy South should have four fewer turbines, taking the number from 39 to 35.


'Widespread local support' for Strathy South wind farm plan, say SSE

'Widespread local support' for Strathy South wind farm plan, say SSE

'Widespread local support' for Strathy South wind farm plan, say SSE

03 June 2021

A plan to build a huge wind farm near Strathy has "widespread local support", according to the company behind the project.


Election 2021: Alex Salmond discusses independence, optimism, mistakes and the Alba Party

Election 2021: Alex Salmond discusses independence, optimism, mistakes and the Alba Party

Election 2021: Alex Salmond discusses independence, optimism, mistakes and the Alba Party

27 April 2021

The former First Minister also talks about making the Highlands a renewables 'powerhouse'


Have your say on power line plans

Have your say on power line plans

Have your say on power line plans

10 December 2020

Two online events will take place on Tuesday to ask the public their views on a new overhead power line to connect the Sallachy wind farm near Lairg.


Deal puts local firm in pole position for wind farm jobs

Deal puts local firm in pole position for wind farm jobs

Deal puts local firm in pole position for wind farm jobs

08 December 2020

Hopes of local jobs connected to a Sutherland wind farm have been boosted after a pledge was made with a local contractor.


Navy denies causing power failure on isles after military exercise

Navy denies causing power failure on isles after military exercise

Navy denies causing power failure on isles after military exercise

28 October 2020

The Royal Navy has denied it is responsible for damaging the subsea power cable in the Minch that takes electricity to the Outer Hebrides.


Turbine deliveries to Sutherland's Gordonbush wind farm to commence after trial run

Turbine deliveries to Sutherland's Gordonbush wind farm to commence after trial run

Turbine deliveries to Sutherland's Gordonbush wind farm to commence after trial run

28 October 2020

Deliveries of wind turbine components to Sutherland's Gordonbush Extension Wind Farm will begin soon


£100 million wind farm factory in firth could create up to 450 jobs

£100 million wind farm factory in firth could create up to 450 jobs

£100 million wind farm factory in firth could create up to 450 jobs

23 October 2020

HUNDREDS of jobs could be created under ambitious £100 million plans to construct a major offshore wind fabrication yard at a Cromarty Firth port.


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