Tag Archive for 'Scottish Enterprise'

More funds for developing wave and tidal power technology in Scotland

August 30th, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, welcomed the announcement on the 29 August 2012 by the Scottish Government that it will provide nearly £8 million to help fund the testing of five prototype marine energy devices. The second round of WATERS funding, worth £7.9 million, will be […]

Growth in UK offshore wind farms provides many job opportunities

March 9th, 2012 by Vicky Kenrick

“Growth in the wind energy sector is attributable to a range of factors including financial confidence, technological advancements, legislative support from local governments, and increased public support and awareness,” writes David Blake, Renewable Energy Recruitment Manager for Allen & York. The UK reached 8 GW of installed wind power capacity at the start of 2012 […]