Rising domestic fuel prices push CPIH and CPI inflation rates to levels last seen over 40 years ago
Hydrogen Power from Plastic Waste
Increasingly how to extract hydrogen from plastic waste which cannot be recycled is being looked at through various projects.
Aiming for Green Heating in Buildings
The Green Heat Innovation Support Programme is backed with £17.6million of funding from the Scottish Government. The idea is to research and develop new and green heating solutions.
West of Orkney Windfarm: Consultation Events
There are to be 4 information and public consultations in Orkney about the proposed offshore windfarm west of Orkney: 2 in Kirkwall, 1 in Stromness and 1 in Hoy.
Wood Burning Stove Users Needed for a Study
Researchers at the University of Nottingham and Sheffield are studying the Burner Alert system – the first and only system in the UK.
Industrial Action To Hit Flotta Terminal
“Unite’s members working at Petrofac’s Repsol assets are furious at the way the company are treating them.” Unite general secretary Sharon Graham
Emma Roddick MSP: Scotland’s Baby Box Transforming Lives
“According to the latest figures of boxes distributed by health boards, 235,622 boxes have been distributed across Scotland since the start of the scheme, with 908 having gone to families in Orkney.”
Strike Action By Offshore Drilling Workers Called Off
Over 450 offshore drilling and drilling maintenance workers covered by the United Kingdom Drilling Contractors Association (UKDCA) have accepted an improved offer of 10% on their rates of pay back dated to 1st June 2022.
Hit To Community Renewables By UK Energy Prices Bill
“there is a risk that this Bill could lead to unintended and very damaging consequences for community-based projects. ” Liam McArthur MSP
Energy Crisis: Does It Have To Be This Way In Orkney?
Producing over 100% of its own energy needs through renewables, mostly wind, in Orkney we pay the most to buy back our own electricity. Why? And is there a solution?