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Fife battery energy plant sold to TagEnergy

Hertfordshire-based renewable energy company RES has announced the sale of the 50MW Roaring Hill Energy Storage Project near Glenrothes in Fife to international clean energy investors…







Barclays opens 5,000-employee Glasgow HQ

Barclays has officially opened its new campus on the south bank of the River Clyde in Tradeston, Glasgow, to house its technology, operations and functions…


Rocket firm Skyrora plans Shetland launches

Edinburgh-based rocket company Skyrora said it has agreed a multi-launch deal with the SaxaVord spaceport on Unst, the most northerly of the Shetland Islands, as it…

























Anderson says ESG damaging; reveals Musk clash

ESG investment frameworks “are profoundly damaging to the prospect of changing the corporate sector” according to James Anderson, the outgoing joint manager of Baillie Gifford’s high-flying…


Scotgold reports 24% increase in gold concentrate

Scotgold Resources Limited, the Australia-based gold exploration firm focused on Scotland, has reported a 24% increase in gold concentrate produced at its Cononish Gold and Silver Project…


Ofgem investigates SSE Generation

The UK’s energy market regulator Ofgem said on Monday it has launched two investigations into whether SSE Generation Limited, part of Perth-based SSE, and transmission…


Gilbert’s AssetCo completes Parmenion deal

Martin Gilbert’s investment firm AssetCo plc announced it has completed the acquisition of a 30% equity interest in Parmenion Capital Partners LLP, a discretionary investment…




Exscientia, Dundee Spin Out, raises $304m in IPO

Edinburgh-based Frontier IP, a specialist in commercialising university intellectual property, said on Friday its portfolio company Exscientia plc has announced the pricing of its initial public…


Scottish Mortgage hires Prudential CFO FitzPatrick

Baillie Gifford’s high-flying flagship fund, the £20 billion Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc, announced the appointment of Prudential plc chief financial officer Mark FitzPatrick as a non-executive director….







Virgin Money to cut 31 branches and 112 jobs

Glasgow-headquartered Virgin Money has announced plans to close another 31 branches, including 12 in Scotland, as it “accelerate its digital strategy, enabling greater efficiency.” When…