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Cromarty Firth wind power deal could create 500 jobs

Cromarty Firth wind power deal could create 500 jobs

Cromarty Firth wind power deal could create 500 jobs

18 November 2020

Port of Cromarty Firth enters partnership with international leader in floating wind


New group set up to help win offshore wind work

New group set up to help win offshore wind work

New group set up to help win offshore wind work

19 October 2020

Energy supply chain companies in the the Highlands will benefit from a new group helping them to secure work from the offshore wind sector.


Highlands revealed to be worst area in Scotland for power outages

Highlands revealed to be worst area in Scotland for power outages

Highlands revealed to be worst area in Scotland for power outages

16 October 2020

The data shows the region suffered 173 power outages in the past month with each incident lasting an average of 5.7 hours.


'This winter could prove equally extreme'

'This winter could prove equally extreme'

'This winter could prove equally extreme'

08 October 2020

Highland residents using LPG for heating are being urged to prepare for winter by filling their tanks and checking their boilers.


Highland Council reveals carbon savings over past year

Highland Council reveals carbon savings over past year

Highland Council reveals carbon savings over past year

25 September 2020

Councillors have acknowledged Highland Council’s ongoing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint over the past year.


Kishorn investment paves way for more work

Kishorn investment paves way for more work

Kishorn investment paves way for more work

20 September 2020

An ongoing drive to reawaken a sleeping Wester Ross giant to secure well-paid jobs and high-end contracts is gathering momentum.


Kishorn arrival marks new milestone for port

Kishorn arrival marks new milestone for port

Kishorn arrival marks new milestone for port

08 September 2020

A WESTER Ross port which sustained thousands of jobs at its peak has welcomed a new visitor.


SSEN power play aims to get Wester Ross ready for winter

SSEN power play aims to get Wester Ross ready for winter

SSEN power play aims to get Wester Ross ready for winter

01 August 2020

Homes and businesses across an area of Wester Ross are to benefit from an upgrade aimed at making their power supplies ready for winter.


A firm with strong links to the Highlands and Islands has been named lead contractor for a 103-turbine Shetland wind farm

A firm with strong links to the Highlands and Islands has been named lead contractor for a 103-turbine Shetland wind farm

A firm with strong links to the Highlands and Islands has been named lead contractor for a 103-turbine Shetland wind farm

30 July 2020

Civil engineering firm RJ MacLeod has been named main contractor for SSE Renewables' 103-turbine Viking Wind Farm in Shetland.


Electric hook-up grants for individuals and community groups flagged

Electric hook-up grants for individuals and community groups flagged

Electric hook-up grants for individuals and community groups flagged

18 July 2020

PEOPLE looking for help hooking up to the electricity network are being alerted to a grant programme which could help meet 75 per cent of the cost.


Schoolgirl praised by Scottish Water over energy ideas

Schoolgirl praised by Scottish Water over energy ideas

Schoolgirl praised by Scottish Water over energy ideas

07 July 2020

HOME school may be out for summer, but an enterprising Ross girl isn’t letting that stop her thinking of ways to tackle the future's big challenges.


£1.2m project to upgrade power network to hundreds of Ross homes gets under way

£1.2m project to upgrade power network to hundreds of Ross homes gets under way

£1.2m project to upgrade power network to hundreds of Ross homes gets under way

06 July 2020

A £1.2 million project that includes construction of a new substation 'will improve' reliability of the power supply in hundreds of Wester Ross homes.


Council go-ahead for multimillion-pound Highland space hub

Council go-ahead for multimillion-pound Highland space hub

Council go-ahead for multimillion-pound Highland space hub

26 June 2020

A multi-million pound project for a satellite launch site in Sutherland as a key part of the UK’s growing space sector has taken a step forward.


Webinar to discuss smarter energy generation in Wester Ross communities

Webinar to discuss smarter energy generation in Wester Ross communities

Webinar to discuss smarter energy generation in Wester Ross communities

26 June 2020

EFFORTS to better manage electricity demands during maintenance or faults have prompted calls for Wester Ross communities to join a special webinar.


Corriemoillie wind farm fund offers training cash help through energy giant EDF

Corriemoillie wind farm fund offers training cash help through energy giant EDF

Corriemoillie wind farm fund offers training cash help through energy giant EDF

21 June 2020

Individuals, small businesses, charities and voluntary groups are being encouraged to apply for education and training support funding.


Hundreds of homes and businesses hit by large power cut

Hundreds of homes and businesses hit by large power cut

Hundreds of homes and businesses hit by large power cut

26 May 2020

MORE than 450 homes and businesses were left without power in part of Ross-shire this afternoon after a fault on overhead power lines.


WATCH: Video captures collapse of giant crane destined for the Cromarty Firth

WATCH: Video captures collapse of giant crane destined for the Cromarty Firth

WATCH: Video captures collapse of giant crane destined for the Cromarty Firth

04 May 2020

The shocking moment a giant crane – destined for the Cromarty Firth and Moray East offshore wind farm – collapses was caught in a YouTube video.


Power supplies at almost 150 homes to be disrupted by repairs to faulty transformer

Power supplies at almost 150 homes to be disrupted by repairs to faulty transformer

Power supplies at almost 150 homes to be disrupted by repairs to faulty transformer

04 May 2020

REPAIRS to a faulty transformer will result in power being temporarily cut to almost 150 homes in Coigach, engineers have warned.


Global pledge on workforce safety as Ross-shire staff return during lockdown

Global pledge on workforce safety as Ross-shire staff return during lockdown

Global pledge on workforce safety as Ross-shire staff return during lockdown

24 April 2020

A MAJOR Ross-shire employer has insisted the safety of its employees "is of paramount importance" as it carries out "essential work".


'We're here to help': Energy giant moves to help those at greater risk during lockdown

'We're here to help': Energy giant moves to help those at greater risk during lockdown

'We're here to help': Energy giant moves to help those at greater risk during lockdown

17 April 2020

AN ENERGY giant is extending support to its most vulnerable customers to help those at increased risk of severe illness during the Covid-19 pandemic.


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