Scottish oil and gas industry receives £5.1m investment boost
Research and development programme will create 17 new jobs in Livingston
THE SCOTTISH oil and gas industry received a boost this week after the Scottish Government revealed a £5.1m funding plan for a research and development (R&D) programme.
Scottish Enterprise is giving £2.2m to Scaled Solutions, with the Livingston-based company investing a further £2.9m.
The initiative will see Scaled Solutions develop technology in corrosion and scaling mechanisms, creating 17 new jobs in R&D techniques.
Scots wave power expertise behind Chinese green tech sector boom
Scotland joins with European countries to aid Chinese renewables development
SCOTLAND’S wave and tidal technology sector is playing a key role in research and development of Chinese renewables.
EU funded Scots experts in tidal and wave energy who work at the Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) are helping to build testing centres in China.
Glasgow renewable firm poised for expansion into Africa and US
Renewables company is one of many to branch out from UK trading to American and African energy markets
A GLASGOW BASED company is set to advance into the energy markets of Africa and the US with a newly developed renewable energy generator.
CCL Components builds hybrid power battery systems which can store and give power to areas that are far off the grid and therefore ideal for parts of the global south lacking direct energy infrastructure.
Six figure grant for tidal technology testing by Aberdeenshire marine company
As tidal energy gets a big boost in the news, government body gives aid to north east energy developers
CURRENT2CURRENT LTD (C2C), a Scottish marine energy company, has received a research and development grant of £100,000 from Scottish Enterprise.
The grant will be added to the company’s own allocated funds of £260,000 and match funding from a private investor to allow the testing of a new tidal energy convertor it is building in rural Grampian over the next six months.