In the second part of his energy review Philip Johnstone explores the areas of energy policy Scotland needs control of. The starting gun for the race for the General Election has fired. The only thing predictable about this election is… Read More ›
According to a study by the Crown Estate Energy and Infrastructure Portfolio Scotland has the potential to generate 35040 GWh of power from wave power to put that into some perspective Scotland consumes 38000 GWh of electricity annually …
by George Gunn Last week aftershocks from two earthquakes in the Irish Sea were felt for several days. The Irish National Seismic Network (INSN) said they were probably caused by stresses built up by the weight of glaciers during the… Read More ›
by George Gunn When the two MSP’s decided to leave the secure pastures of the SNP because their party will not commit a future independent Scotland to be outside of NATO they began a journey the rest of the Scottish… Read More ›
by George Gunn Wednesday April 25th was a very windy day in Caithness. A fierce North Easterly gale blew down from Norway and blasted the blossoms off what pass for trees in this flat, mainly treeless land. It felt, in… Read More ›
Two Scottish community renewable energy projects have teamed up to
make a St. Andrew’s Day appeal for support. The two projects – one
from Edinburgh and the other from Strathpeffer in the Highlands – have
chosen Scotland’s national day to appeal for online votes to help them
win funding from the Energyshare fund.
The real issue is not the relationship between sovereignty and prosperity but between prosperity and growth. Ireland’s real ‘crime’ was not to be independent, or to be part of Europe, it was to be obsessed with growth.
The recent announcement of a massive boost for green jobs sees the first tangible sign of the much vaunted ‘Green New Deal’ in Scotland while the recent tidal energy announcements, represent the delayed inheritance of Stephen Salter’s lifes work and… Read More ›