Energy and Renewables

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Fife has a longstanding and expanding reputation as an ideal location for the Energy & Renewables sector.

A living heritage of engineering and energy expertise Fife’s history in energy began with its coalfields and grew through decades of service to the North Sea Oil and Gas industry. Today, our clusters of engineering and energy service businesses look to the future as Fife cements its position as a leading UK hub for the development of dynamic low carbon industries, from marine and offshore renewables, to low carbon heat and energy storage technologies.

Success stories

10 Green Distilleries Hydrogen Feasibility Studies Announced.

InchDairnie Distillery will focus on the potential to use hydrogen at the distillery to significantly decarbonise the process heat required.

SGN has received the go-ahead to build their world-first hydrogen heating network

SGN has received the go-ahead to build a world-first hydrogen heating network at Methil in Scotland.


The Hydrogen Accelerator, a new initiative led by the University of St Andrews and supported by the University of Strathclyde, is seeking businesses to get involved in its inaugural project – to create the UK’s first hydrogen-fuelled train.

Decommissioning firm to open in Fife

A new oil infrastructure decommissioning facility at Energy Park Fife, Methil, is on track to open later this year.

H100 Fife

H100 Fife is a national research project led by SGN that aims to deliver a 100% Hydrogen gas network.

Glenrothes Energy Network

Glenrothes Energy Network delivers low carbon heat from RWE’s biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Markinch, to a range of buildings in Glenrothes town centre. The heat is transported through a network of underground pipes.

Cowdenbeath’s AJS Production at work on two renewable energy projects

Cowdenbeath-based fabricator, AJS Production, has reopened to complete two significant projects for clients in the renewable energy sector.

Ductform hfe completes marine project

Glenrothes-basedDuctform HFE has just completed a significant marine project to rectify damageto an oil rig off the North East coast of Scotland.

H100 Fife

H100 Fife is SGN’s pioneering plan for a world-first greenhydrogen heating network.