April 19th, 2024

Lauren Anderson, Project Officer with Shetland Aerogenerators, received the Personal Achievement Award at a gala event hosted by Scottish Renewables on the 18th of April 2024.

March 1st, 2024

The Shetland Net Zero Energy Forum and UHI Shetland will mark International Women’s Day 2024 with a with a celebration of women in STEM and the net zero energy transition.

February 15th, 2024

Application closing date is Monday 19th February 2024

February 2nd, 2024

Have your say on a major offshore wind farm planned for development off the each coast of Shetland

January 29th, 2024

Shetland Islands Council is seeking the views of interested parties on the draft Shetland Energy Strategy.

January 24th, 2024

A single wind turbine and battery energy storage system with combined total generating capacity of up to 19.9 megawatts is proposed for development at Luggie’s Knowe, Lerwick.

January 24th, 2024

Engineering specialist Ocean Kinetics marked its 30th anniversary with the announcement that it has increased employment at its range of bases in Shetland, Orkney, and Aberdeen by some 40 per cent over the past year.

January 19th, 2024

SHEAP is looking for a new Non-Executive Director to join the team and help steer SHEAP confidently into the next phase of its development.

December 1st, 2023

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland, the largest producer of organic Scottish salmon, has deployed its first hybrid feed barge in Shetland.

November 30th, 2023

Malakoff was awarded the 5% Club Earn and Learn Scheme Quality Award for SME's out of a selection of 66 SME companies in the UK.

September 20th, 2023

Lerwick Port Authority has entered its first collaboration agreement aimed at providing support for the development and operation of a major floating offshore wind farm with ESB, the Irish energy company.

September 19th, 2023

We're pleased to confirm that local company and SNZ member Nordri Ltd have been successful in joining the supply chain for the next phase of the Scottish Government’s Warmer Homes Scotland scheme.

Shetland Net Zero Members in the News

Source: The Shetland Times
April 10th, 2024

North Yell Development Council (NYDC) have been given almost £100,000 by the Scottish Land Fund to buy two buildings for cultural and community events.

Source: Shetland News
April 6th, 2024

More details have emerged on how community benefit money from the Viking Energy wind farm may be distributed once it goes live.

Source: Shetland News
March 28th, 2024

Councillors have voted to delay the publication of Shetland’s first energy strategy to allow it to be developed further following a proposal from officers to adopt an “interim” version.

Source: Shetland News
March 21st, 2024

A Lerwick based consultancy and engineering services company is expanding its reach and expertise by merging with a Norwegian counterpart specialising in clean marine fuel systems.

Source: Shetland News
March 15th, 2024

The upcoming Staney Hill housing development will connect to the Lerwick districting heating system, it has been confirmed.

Source: Shetland News
February 29th, 2024

A record number of passengers came to Lerwick by ferry or cruise ship in 2023, new figures show.

Source: Shetland News
February 28th, 2024

A local industry body is calling on the council to pause the Shetland energy strategy consultation process – claiming it lacks vision, priorities and focus.

Source: Shetland News
February 9th, 2024

Sullom Voe Terminal could became a base for the production of synthetic fuels that could help decarbonise the local economy.

Source: Shetland News
February 7th, 2024

Power supply to the Sullom Voe Terminal is set to be provided by two 43-kilometre underground power lines from the Gremista substation by the end of next year.

Source: The Shetland Times
February 5th, 2024

A £40 million bond has been agreed between the SIC and Viking Energy for the decommissioning of the 103-turbine windfarm.

Source: Shetland News
January 28th, 2024

Engineering firm Ocean Kinetics has marked its 30th anniversary by announcing it has increased employment at its range of bases in Shetland, Orkney, and Aberdeen by some 40 per cent over the past year.

Source: Shetland News
January 26th, 2024

Plans have been lodged for a new wind turbine up to 150 metres high on the outskirts of Lerwick – along with a battery energy storage system with a capacity up to 15MW.

Source: The Shetland Times
December 22nd, 2023

Viking Energy Windfarm have donated £2,500 for the upkeep of Lerwick’s iconic Viking longship.

Source: Shetland News
December 12th, 2023

Managing director of local energy consultancy Voar, Daniel Gear, shares his thoughts on navigating Shetland’s resource ownership in the wind and hydrogen age

Source: Shetland News
December 12th, 2023

Shetland's Voar Energy is part of a UK “trade mission” which has travelled to Chile to discuss hydrogen and renewable opportunities.

Source: Build Scotland
December 12th, 2023

Viking Wind Farm has been named 'Best Community Engagement Strategy' at this year's Scottish Green Energy Awards for its work with young people across Shetland.

Source: Shetland News
November 29th, 2023

Shetland’s well-known engineering and fabrication contractor has won a prestigious award for the quality of its apprenticeship and training programmes.

Source: The Shetland Times
November 16th, 2023

Shetland Heat Energy and Power celebrates a quarter century

Source: The Shetland Times
October 19th, 2023

SSE Renewables has been nominated for two awards relating to work at the Viking Energy windfarm.

Source: Shetland News
September 22nd, 2023

Local engineering alliance, Norn, was awarded around £100,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to accelerate plans to deliver major floating offshore wind contracts and large-scale energy projects.

Source: Shetland News
September 8th, 2023

The Viking Energy wind farm has been offered a second government subsidy award from a scheme which supports new renewable projects.

Source: Shetland Heat Energy & Power
September 1st, 2023

Shetland Heat Energy and Power (SHEAP) were pleased to welcome Patrick Harvie, the minister for zero carbon buildings and representatives from the Scottish Government Heat Network Fund to their offices on Tuesday.

Source: Shetland News
August 16th, 2023

Two jobs are expected to be created through upgrades to Malakoff’s slipway in Lerwick.

Source: Shetland News
May 9th, 2023

Watching the Viking wind turbines go up in the Central Mainland these last few months, people are reminded that Shetland is again hosting a large energy project, yet the direct financial return for the local community – in comparison to the expected profits for the developer – is rather limited.