“millions of older people are wondering if they will be abandoned by the government and left with unaffordable energy bills and freezing homes next year. ” John Palmer, Independent Age
OE35 – The World’s Largest Capacity Floating Wave Energy Device.
OceanEnergy has developed the OE35, which is the world’s largest capacity floating wave energy device
Raising The School Starting Age: Success for Orkney At SNP Conference
“One of the key policy changes for me was the move to raise the formal school age to six, with the introduction of a statutory play-based kindergarten stage for three to six year olds, similar to early years education in Nordic countries.” Robert Leslie
Local Campaigners Yes Orkney Focus On Energy
“we feel it is important to explore how things could be done differently, and in a way that is fairer for all, making Orkney’s energy work for Orkney’s people, not private energy companies and their shareholders” Robert Leslie
Delay in Installing Meters Continues to Affect Housebuilding
“. Given that demand for housing in our islands far outstrips supply, the need to find a solution could scarcely be more urgent.” Liam McArthur MSP
Methane levels near the Nord Stream leak “1,000 times higher than normal”
After five days at sea, the research vessel Skagerak is back home in Gothenburg. The hastily organised expedition to the Nord Stream leaks in the Baltic Sea is over.
Offshore Drilling Workers Back Strike Action
Over 300 offshore drilling and contract maintenance workers employed by Archer, Maersk, Transocean and Odfjell have backed strike action.
UPDATED Eday Islanders Campaign Against Proposed “industrial styled turbines”
The massive wind turbines will dominate the southern coast of Eday including Greentofts Bay and Malt Barn Sands home to a permanent seal colony and otters.
Unfairness of Orkney’s Energy Standing Charges
“The blame for the billions of pounds that consumers throughout the country will now have to pay back as a result falls squarely at the UK Government’s door for its failure to regulate the energy markets properly on behalf of consumers” Michael Matheson
Eday Islanders Campaign Against Proposed “industrial styled turbines”
The area circled in red is where the application if successful will see massive wind turbines dominating the southern coast of Eday including Greentofts Bay and Malt Barn Sands home to a permanent seal colony and sea otters.