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Renewable energy in the UK
Scotland business & economy editor
Oil majors have long been trying to mix some greenery with the black stuff, but it's clear now that the pace of that transition is picking up.
- Oil companies are switching on to renewable technology, to reduce their carbon footprints and be ready for a more electric future.
- Hopes for a carbon capture and storage industry in Britain have been revived. A new report suggests it could sustain 44,000 jobs in Scotland.
- North Sea collaboration is being encouraged between offshore wind and offshore oil, with far-reaching possibilities for generating power from gas out at sea, and creating a new hydrogen industry.