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Weekly update, 30th July & 6th August

10th Aug, 2018

Sutherland Spaceport: Greg Clark MP, the UK Government’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) was in the north this week to visit the site of the proposed Spaceport in North Sutherland. Also on the visit, which was extensively covered on BBC and STV television news, were representatives of the UK Space […]

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Weekly update, 20th June

25th Jun, 2016

Energy & Business Services: The MeyGen project in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth has reached another milestone, with Atlantis Resources reporting this week that Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution has connected the MeyGen project to the 33kv Ness of Quoys electricity distribution network. More information is at Enabling activities: I was really […]

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Weekly update, 13th June

17th Jun, 2016

Energy & Business Services: The CNSRP Delivery Group met this week, and we took the opportunity to have a round table discussion on the likely actions needed to support the delivery of local economic benefit from the £2.6 Bn Beatrice Offshore Windfarm project. One of the strengths of the Partnership is the ability to bring […]

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Weekly update, 15th February

19th Feb, 2016

Energy & Business Services: It was good to speak last week with Magnus Davidson of Thurso’s Environmental Research Institute (ERI) about the transnational EU-funded project called REGINA. The project aims to reduce the vulnerability of small communities in remoter areas of the Nordic Arctic and Scotland which face the development – or closing down of […]

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Weekly update, 16th March

20th Mar, 2015

Energy & Business Services The Meygen tidal energy project continues to progress, with arrival in Caithness of the steel to be used by JGC Engineering Services to fabricate the underwater structures in Phase 1 of the project. The steel arrived at Scrabster harbour and was safely offloaded by staff from JGC and H. Simpson Contractors […]

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Weekly update, 2nd February 2015

06th Feb, 2015

Energy & Business services: I was delighted to take part this week with June Love in a visit from overseas representatives of an energy/ engineering company. The visit, which was coordinated by CNSRP partner Highlands and Islands Enterprise, took in specific locations in Caithness, and also allowed discussions to take place with relevant local representatives. […]

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Weekly update, 3rd March

07th Mar, 2014

Energy & Business Services: It was good to hear this week’s announcement of new ownership and opportunities for AGM Batteries and ABSL Power Systems in Thurso. Under the new structure ABSL Power Systems will become Denchi Power Systems Ltd (named after Denchi House in Thurso, where both businesses are based). CNSRP partner HIE has worked […]

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