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Campaigners hail first grid-connected offshore tidal power in Scotland

Tidal energy company celebrates having first commercial model connected to the grid

NOVA INNOVATION, Edinburgh-based tidal power specialists and engineers, have deployed the world’s first fully-operational, commercially based and grid-connected offshore tidal array in Shetland.

Two out of a series of three 100 kW turbines have been deployed this month, making the group the first offshore tidal array in the world to deliver electricity to a national grid.

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Scottish Government encourages central Scotland to invest in green space

Scotland's largest green space initiative seeks to empower disadvantaged communities 

SCOTTISH ENVIRONMENT secretary Roseanna Cunningham has confirmed that the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) funding is now open for bidding.

Green space projects throughout central Scotland will now be able to bid from a fund of £400,000 to either maintain or enhance existing woodlands, boost green infrastructure and schemes for active travel, or encourage 'green entrepreneurship'.

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