A new type of window glass that is effectively a transparent solar panel could be used to charge mobile phones, electric cars and power homes, scientists say.
Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have developed small solar panels which can be embedded in clothes and used to charge a mobile phone.
A large number of high-value items have been stolen from building sites across the north-east in a spate of thefts.
A council Trading Standards group has issued a warning to householders and businesses after two separate scams came to light.
A bungled Aberdeen City Council deal to fix solar panels to public buildings could end up costing taxpayers more than £500,000.
Aberdeenshire Council is spending £100 million making its properties more energy efficient in a bid to meet Scottish Government targets in time for the December 2020 deadline.
SOLAR panels worth £5,000 were stolen from a North-east building site.