The Energy & Natural Resources sector is going through a period of great change. With oil price fluctuations, climate change, ongoing market regulations, new technologies and fuel poverty affecting projects, we understand the pressure some of our clients are under. At the same time, renewable energy is growing at an immense rate. The vast expanse of land, plentiful wind, rivers, waves, tide and sunshine available in Scotland and the rest of the UK provides a great opportunity to develop renewables projects. Furthermore, the sector continues to develop ever more innovative technologies and systems to support it.
Renewable Energy Proposed register of persons holding a controlled interest in land in Scotland In September of last year, the First Minister announced the Scottish Government’s intention to continue its programme of land reform and to prioritise transparency, accountability and community ownership.
Renewable Energy Corporate PPAs – why would a business be interested? The announcement last week that Vattenfall will be seeking to offer Corporate PPAs to provide renewable energy from its new windfarm is likely to spark renewed interest in these electricity supply contracts.