Energy

7 Apr 2015 06:30

Cloud-based business management and ERP software key for digital oilfield

FIFE-based systems integrator Cooper Software, says that mid-sized exploration and production companies could see immediate benefits by embracing cloud-based business management and reporting software for the digital oilfield.

25 Mar 2015 09:30

Power to Switch campaign driving down energy costs in Edinburgh

TWENTY-SIX thousand households in Edinburgh have saved around £1.8 million in the last six months by changing electricity supplier.

27 Feb 2015 07:30

Hotels urged to shop around for water suppliers

SCOTLAND’S hotels are being urged to seize the opportunity to save money and become more efficient by putting their choice of water supplier to the test.

24 Feb 2015 09:30

Global research reveals opportunities for Scotland's oil and gas sector

NEW international research has confirmed Scotland’s global position as a world leading training ground for the oil and gas sector.

19 Feb 2015 07:30

How SMEs could unlock cash for growth by saving on water charges

By Ian Hewson - SAVING money is something every SME has an interest in but not every small business will consider water as an obvious place to start.

9 Feb 2015 09:30

Event to debate Scotland’s energy future

IS the energy future secure and balanced?

12 Jan 2015 09:30

Event to debate Scotland’s energy future

IS the energy future secure and balanced? That’s the question the Power Scotland Conference will be asking on March 19.

8 Jan 2015 09:30

iPower first to land investment from Scotland’s £16m Social Growth Fund

LOW carbon developer and social enterprise iPower has become the first customer to receive investment from Scotland’s £16 million Social Growth Fund.

22 Dec 2014 09:30

Mandatory energy audits come into effect this December, warns SQMC

THIS month heralds the arrival of the qualification date for mandatory energy audits for large businesses across the UK, according to the Scottish Quality Management Centre (SQMC).

19 Dec 2014 09:30

Becoming a green business: Four tips to save energy around the workplace

FOR many businesses, energy saving is written into their corporate social responsibility policy (CSR) from the outset. Along with the rest of the UK, Scotland has pledged to reduce its carbon emissions by 80 per cent by the year 2050, which means saving energy, using less fuel and rethinking the way many businesses are run.

5 Dec 2014 09:30

Mines Rescue Service honoured for workplace protection

A West Fife firm has scooped a prestigious green award for its work in protecting those operating in the energy industry.

25 Aug 2014 09:30

Low carbon investment park gets go-ahead for Buckhaven

FIFE Council’s Executive Committee has approved plans for a joint funding proposal with Scottish Enterprise for the proposed Low Carbon Investment Park in Buckhaven.

15 Aug 2014 09:30

New industry links with West Africa

SCOTTISH businesses look set to benefit from new Commonwealth links with West Africa now that Scottish Development International (SDI) has opened an office in Ghana.

24 Jun 2014 09:30

WWF Scotland-appointed firm to propose Scotland’s 2030 renewable energy targets

INTERNATIONAL energy and environmental firm Ricardo-AEA, in collaboration with University College London (UCL), has been tasked with proposing Scotland's 2030 renewable energy targets on behalf of a leading wildlife organisation.

13 Mar 2014 09:30

Building on success: GRAHAM Construction

We may still only be in the first financial quarter, but 2014 has already proved to be a stellar year for privately-owned construction, asset management and project investment sector specialist GRAHAM Construction.

9 Dec 2013 09:30

Energy savings help for landlords

A new energy efficiency consultancy has launched in Fife to help landlords and tenants get a better deal, save money and tackle climate change in the process.

18 Jul 2013 09:30

Council survey to tackle energy costs

FIFE Council is planning to help businesses in the Kingdom tackle rising fuel costs by looking at ways of reducing fuel bills and driving down carbon emissions.

18 Jul 2013 09:30

Supply chain sales increase for oil and gas

SCOTLAND'S oil and gas industry saw an increase in supply chain sales of 5.8 per cent in 2011/12 to £17.2 billion against its 2020 target of £30 billion, with an increase in direct international sales of 8.4 per cent to £8.2 billion, according to a new document published last month outlining the Scottish Government, industry and public sector's progress in supporting the sector.

14 Jun 2013 09:30

Tullis Russell to flick the switch in October

Tullis Russell, which employs 763 and turns over in excess of £150 million a year, is set to reduce its fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions by 250,000 tonnes a year when by switching its entire power generation to a new £212 million biomass Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant in October.

22 May 2013 16:45

Campaigners slam Scottish Coal courts petition to walk away from winding up

Coal Action Scotland (CAS) has slammed a Scottish Coal appeal to the Court of Session to allow the company and its liquidators to abandon its opencast sites and statutory obligations.

22 May 2013 15:20

LAON says Scottish Coal job losses might not be the last

Of the 50 jobs lost as a result of the collapse of Scottish Coal, 25 were based in Fife.

26 Apr 2013 13:50

Fife Renewables Innovation Centre opens its doors

Fife Renewables Innovation Centre at Energy Park Fife is now open for business after Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change Rt. Hon. Edward Davey MP, who is pictured above, officially cut the ribbon before a group of guests and the Scottish media on April 18.

26 Apr 2013 11:50

Design firm diversification leads to energy solutions

A Fife-based firm has landed its first license to supply breakthrough technology advice after migrating from a traditional design company to commercialising its own products.