The Scottish Liberal Democrats have demanded massive investment in carbon capture technology in the north-east as part of a national plan for a green recovery. It comes just days after a £62 million package was unveiled by the First Minister to support oil and gas firms in diversifying towards net zero by 2045 and help attract private sector investment. However, the Scottish Liberal Democrats are calling for at least £1 billion of investment in carbon capture technology from both the UK and Scottish governments. St Fergus power station, near Peterhead, was previously earmarked to be transformed into a world-leading energy scheme, which was projected to create thousands of jobs in the north-east.
Energy Voice 15th June 2020 read more »