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Boost for isles renewables

Boost for isles renewables

14/11/2008, by in Public Affairs

By LOUISE THOMASONTHE FUTURE of renewable energy in Shetland received a major boost this week as Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond announced a major study to explore a grid of cables across the North Sea.It came as Viking Energy, the com­pany behind the proposed wind­farm for the ... Read more...

Community renewable projects win seal of approval

Community renewable projects win seal of approval

10/10/2008, by in

COMMUNITY Energy Scotland is taking a lead role in assisting the development of a wide variety of projects across Shetland.One example is the new and innovative approach to community wind energy projects. With no access to the national electricity grid, emphasis is being placed on small schemes ai... Read more...

Tidal power plan for North Isles

Tidal power plan for North Isles

18/07/2008, by in

By RYAN TAYLORSHETLAND could soon be at the forefront of tidal power, if plans by a Swedish company come to fruition. Sea Power International is planning to install its innovative EXIM tidal turbine system in the Bluemull Sound next year, once planning permission has been given for the project.I... Read more...