• ECO-EXTRAORDINAIRE farmer, entrepreneur and pilot, John Mckenzie, from Dingwall, is taking his green business to new heights thanks to funding from Resource Efficient Scotland’s SME loan scheme.

  • SCOTLAND'S Solar Trade Association has proposed a set of measures that would help solar energy play a part in the Scottish Government's plans to meet 100% of electricity demand from renewables by 2020.

  • SCOTLAND'S LARGEST live solar farm received an industry stamp of approval this week after it was listed as a finalist in the Scottish Green Energy Awards.

  • PIONEERING FAMILY farming business Mackies of Scotland have announced the completion of the country's largest solar farm to date - an installation involving 7000 solar PV panels generating 1.5million kWh of energy.

  • IN a surprise move on July 21, the Department of Energy and Climate Change indicated moves that will reduce the Feed-in-Tariff on some projects and set out proposals to remove the Renewable Obligations subsidies for solar projects up to 5mW.

  • GROUND MOUNTED solar PV could return £5k a year to farmers willing to give up just 1.5 acres of land.

  • ONE OF Scotland's first commercial-scale solar parks is set to be constructed on farmland in Carmyllie, Arbroath.

  • SCONE ESTATES has successfully completed the installation of a 50kW roof mounted solar PV system.

  • SOLAR POWER will prosper without subsidies in Britain as early as 2020, according to a new report which uses the experience of Germany to project the outlook for the UK's solar sector.

  • AN ABERDEENSHIRE egg business is to invest in a further 150kW-worth of solar PV panels after an earlier installation of 50 proved a 'resounding success'.