Category: Scotland

Why unions are lobbying Labour over a ‘just transition’ to cleaner energy

Jobs and communities dependent on oil and gas sector must be considered in plan to ban North Sea licences, say GMB and UnitePeace may have broken out between Labour and its union backers over workers’ rights, but shadow ministers face fierce lobbying i…

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Why unions are lobbying Labour over a ‘just transition’ to cleaner energy

Jobs and communities dependent on oil and gas sector must be considered in plan to ban North Sea licences, say GMB and UnitePeace may have broken out between Labour and its union backers over workers’ rights, but shadow ministers face fierce lobbying i…

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Subsea project to bring renewable power from Scotland to England awarded £1.8bn

Eastern Green Link 1 has been designed to carry enough clean electricity to power 2m UK householdsOne of Britain’s biggest power grid projects has awarded contracts worth £1.8bn for a 190km subsea electricity superhighway to bring renewable power from …

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Starmer says £2.5bn renewables jobs fund will help North Sea oil workers

Labour leader aims to set up ‘British jobs bonus fund’ to challenge oil firms to accelerate shift to clean energyKeir Starmer has challenged the oil industry to dramatically speed up its shift to clean energy by offering up to £2.5bn to subsidise new j…

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Scottish windfarm built in 1995 to be ‘repowered’ with new turbines

ScottishPower expects Hagshaw Hill to produce five times as much energy with half the turbines by early 2025Hornsea Four offshore windfarm given green light after five-month delayOne of Britain’s oldest onshore windfarms will soon be “repowered” so it …

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