Fergus Ewing

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Name: Fergus Ewing
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Referendum campaigns clash over plans for Highlands and Islands

STV29 August 2014 00:01 BST Inverness: Highlands a priority for both cvampaigns. © STVThe Scottish Government is trying to "airbrush out" the different identities of Scotland's communities in its drive for independence, according to chief secretary ... [Published Stv.tv - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Scotland's North Sea oil revenues lower than expected

Scotland's North Sea oil revenues fell by £1.5 billion to just over £4bn in 2013/14, official figures have revealed.Data published by the Scottish Government disclosed that cash generated by the North Sea has fallen several billion pounds short of SNP ... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Banks seeks Kype Muir boost

Banks Renewables will unveil plans to extend its approved Kype Muir wind farm in Scotland during a series of public exhibitions next month.The developer is seeking to boost the project, to be sited south of Strathaven in South Lanarkshire, from 26 to ... [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Legal challenge over wind farm

ENERGY giant SSE said it is "particularly" disappointed environmentalists are mounting a legal challenge to its plans for a giant wind farm in the Highlands.The company said the development would provide up to £30 million of community funds for 25 years ... [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland Region Conference & Exhibition - All About FM! 2014

The Scotland Region is holding its annual conference & exhibition at the BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh on Thursday 30 October.Building on last year’s success and running from 08:45-16:30, the itinerary includes ample networking opportunities, a wide ... [Published BIFM - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 6 reports

Charity To Challenge Wind Farm Ruling

A petition has been lodged to ask for a judicial review of a decision to approve a 67-turbine wind farm in the Monadhliath Mountains, it has been revealed.The John Muir Trust is behind the petition, which challenges the decision Energy Minister Fergus ... [Published Build Scotland.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

SNP: Academic highlights potential for major oil finds west of Shetland

Monday 25th August 2014 | 10:28 SNP press releaseThe SNP’s Fergus Ewing has welcomed comments from Professor John Howell,Chair of Petroleum Geology at the University of Aberdeen and one ofScotland's leading experts in petroleum geology, who has said ... [Published PoliticsHome - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Funding announced for Port of Cromarty Firth

| More Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has announced a £4 million grant from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for the development of a new deepwater quayside at the Port of Cromarty Firth – bringing the total redevelopment project to £25 ... [Published Offshore Shipping Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Academics and Industry figures challenge No campaign oil claims

By a Newsnet reporterNo campaign claims relating to North Sea Oil reserves are coming under increasing pressure following interventions by a leading industry body and respected academics.A Statement from the UK’s leading offshore industry body giving ... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 3 reports

Funding secured for MeyGen project

Funding of £20.5 million has been secured for the first phase of the 269-turbine MeyGen project in Scotland.After its completion, the initiative will be able to power nearly 175,000 properties and support over 100 jobs in the north of Scotland, with the ... [Published CareerStructure.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Refusal of windfarm welcomed by campaigners

Residents and wild land campaigners have declared a “victory” after the Scottish Government refused a controversial windfarm in the Highlands.Wind Energy (Glenmorie) proposed to build 34 turbines and 20 miles of access tracks in the hills between Ardross ... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Ardross celebrations as contentious wind farm plan is quashed

Maxine Smith ' true democracy'A HUGELY controversial wind farm plan which Ross-shire villagers claimed would lead to their community being encircled by massive turbines has been rejected by the Scottish Government.The decision by Energy Minister Fergus ... [Published Ross-shire Journal - Aug 22 2014]

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Fergus Ewing, SNP MSP for Inverness and Nairn, said: " a yes vote will mean that the people and industries of the north of scotland will have far gather influence over a scottish parliament than could ever be the case at westminster."

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Alexander warns of 'Holyrood elite' [Published Carluke Gazette - 6 hours ago]
Referendum campaigns clash over plans for Highl... [Published Stv.tv - 6 hours ago]
Scotland's North Sea oil revenues lower than ex... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - 12 hours ago]
Banks seeks Kype Muir boost [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - 13 hours ago]
Hit TV show Who Do You Think You Are? brings it... [Published Scotland Now - Aug 28 2014]
John Muir Trust in challenge to SSE Renewables ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 27 2014]
Legal challenge over wind farm [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 27 2014]
Scotland Region Conference & Exhibition - All A... [Published BIFM - Aug 26 2014]
Charity To Challenge Wind Farm Ruling [Published Build Scotland.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Stronelairg wind farm: Judicial review sought [Published The Scotsman - Aug 26 2014]
Stronelairg wind farm: Judicial review sought [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Meygen tidal stream project construction to com... [Published Energy Business Review - Aug 26 2014]
Analysis: Salmond bested Darling but faces race... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 26 2014]
Alex Salmond wins TV debate – but will it matter? [Published The Week UK - Aug 26 2014]
Conservation charity seeks judicial review on w... [Published Utility Week - Aug 26 2014]
Trust challenges government on huge Highlands w... [Published Third Force News - Aug 26 2014]
Stronelairg faces legal challenge [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Aug 26 2014]
John Muir Trust seeks judicial review over SSE’... [Published Scottish Energy News - Aug 26 2014]
Atlantic oil could herald second Scots boom, sa... [Published Scottish Energy News - Aug 26 2014]
Approval of 67 turbines challenged [Published BBC - Aug 26 2014]
Funding announced for Port of Cromarty Firth [Published Offshore Shipping Online - Aug 26 2014]
JOHN WOOD : Oil will almost be gone in 35 years... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 25 2014]
SNP: Academic highlights potential for major oi... [Published PoliticsHome - Aug 25 2014]
Debate continues over scale of N. Sea oil reserves [Published Scottish Energy News - Aug 25 2014]
Academics and Industry figures challenge No cam... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Aug 24 2014]
Week 34 Overview [Published Natural Gas Europe - Aug 24 2014]
UK energy market 'would continue' [Published AOL UK - Aug 23 2014]
Funding secured for MeyGen project [Published CareerStructure.com - Aug 23 2014]
Debate about Scottish Reserves to Continue till... [Published Natural Gas Europe - Aug 22 2014]
New Tidal Power Project Announced [Published Build Scotland.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]
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SNP accused of exaggerating North Sea oil reser... [Published Energy and energy security - Aug 21 2014]
Sir Ian Wood, the most influential figure in the Scottish oil industry, has accused Alex Salmond's government of exaggerating North Sea oil reserves by up to 60%. Wood, the billionaire founder of the oil services firm Wood Group, said the first minister's ...
Scottish Government says no to UK fracking plans [Published Water Conserve: News - Aug 15 2014]
Energy Live: The UK Government’s plans to remove the right of householders to object to fracking companies drilling under their homes are being opposed by Scotland. Earlier this year the UK Government proposed to grant shale oil and gas firms automatic ...
British oil revenue forecast cut in blow to Sco... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 11 2014]
EDINBURGH — Revenues from Britain’s oil over the next 30 years could be around 25 percent less than previously predicted, the UK’s independent budget office said on Thursday, delivering a blow to Scotland’s campaign for independence. The Office for ...
Ed Davey says an independent Scotland must fund... [Published Energy and energy security - Apr 10 2014]
The energy secretary Ed Davey has rejected Scottish government calls for the UK to continue subsidising Scottish energy projects after independence, warning he would withdraw billions of pounds in investment. Davey accused Alex Salmond's government ...
Scotland keeps England’s lights on, Davey told [Published EnviroLib - Mar 19 2014]
England’s lights would go out without Scotland’s large and growing supply of renewable energy, according to Scotland’s energy minister. Fergus Ewing hit back after the UK energy secretary, Ed Davey, said independence for Scotland would force up energy ...
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