Good news for scottish islands
Ofgem has announced that it intends to change the transmission charging regime to encourage more low-carbon energy in a move welcomed by SNP MEP Alyn Smith.Read more
Islands must get fair access to the National Grid demanded SNP MEP Alyn Smith. In a top-level deal to be struck this week, Ofgem will agree how much to charge generation companies for transmitting electricity and the MEP says it must stop overcharging islands.Read more
On the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster, Alyn reflects on the improvements in offshore safety.
Published in the British Safety Council's 'Safety Management' magazine on 2nd July 2013.Read more
SNP MEP Alyn Smith today addressed a policy conference on the risks and rewards from emerging renewable technologies.Read more
Showcase for Scotland
As the EU's Sustainable Energy week begins, SNP MEP Alyn Smith prepares for a busy week in Brussels.Read more
SNP MEP Alyn Smith has become a member of an advisory group set up to drive the development of Europe's wave and tidal energy sector.Read more
SNP MEP Alyn Smith has welcomed the news that Edinburgh-based company, Aquamarine Power, has got the go-ahead from the Scottish Government to develop the world's most advanced wave farm off the north-west coast of Lewis.Read more
"SCOTTISH FINGERPRINTS ALL OVER THIS DIRECTIVE"
The European Parliament has today sealed the deal on a package of rules covering the safety of our offshore oil and gas sector.Read more
SNP MEP Alyn Smith has welcomed the opening of a multi-million pound electricity grid research centre in Cumbernauld today.Read more
The European Commission has outlined its plans for energy technology. The new strategy moves away from strict boundaries towards a more free-flowing whole system approach.Read more