World investment in renewables “to rise 25% in 2022”: SEB

Investment bank SEB sees one benefit of the global gas shortage as investors spending over $400 billion this year on power generation from clean...

Schroders buys three-quarters of green power asset managers Greencoat

International investment bankers Schroders have taken a 75% stake in renewables asset managers Greencoat Capital, at a cost initially agreed at £ 358 million. Global...

“Remember us, Europe?” – Ofgem to seek ££ Billions towards doubled interconnector capacity

Ofgem will next year seek billions of pounds of investment for further international power connectors, in a bid to boost energy security, hit Britain’s...

Contracts for Difference auctions open: AR4 “bigger than all the rest”

Power developers in clean tidal, solar, and wind technologies jumped at the starting gun today, competing for a slice of the government’s record £285...

Staunch greenwash sleaze? Track carbon through grid in real time, say Elexon and ES...

Restoring integrity to tarnished "clean power" certificates can be best guaranteed with new rules and new tech, tracking carbon from seed to flower through...

Unknown pleasures: Solid-oxide generation yields low-carbon electrochemical volts for North West firms

An independent arm of DNO Electricity North West today announced collaboration plans with US partners to bring innovative behind-the-meter (BtM) generation to the region's...

Six Highlands hydro dams sold for £26.6 million

A total of 4.1 MW of hydro capacity across six Highland dams at least five years into their working lives changed ownership today, guaranteeing...

Turquoise is latest shade of ‘clean’ hydrogen, says HiiROC  

After blue, green, pink and grey, surging hydrogen’s expanding palette of colours welcomed another hue this morning, reflecting the gas' spectrum of ever-increasing varieties,...

Tidal turbine titans toast Tories’ long-term £300 million tonic

Pioneers of Britain’s success in tidal stream generation today greeted the government’s 15-year pledge to support the technology, along with its world-spanning, power-spinning potential. In...

Speedster SSE accelerates Net Zero programme, commits £ 12.5 billion by 2026

Generator-retailer SSE pressed its pedal heavily to the environmental metal today, committing £12.5 billion from identified resources by 2026, on the way to attaining...

Crisis latest:  Wholesale gas & electricity prices trend upwards, as Social Energy Supply &...

Pressure on wholesale gas and electricity prices intensified this week, as two more exiting licensees brought this year's toll of failed UK power suppliers...

Energy co-ops slam Johnson’s Net Zero Strategy

Leaders of England's 300-plus power co-operatives have slammed the Johnson administration's Net Zero Strategy. They say it shuns the work of thousands of hard-working...

Britain “has 40 fossil fuel projects awaiting planners’ approval before 2025”

The UK has a pipeline of at least 40 major projects in oil, gas or coal extraction and refining awaiting planning consent, environmental analysts...

Brighton co-op secures EU cash for SMEs’ solar arrays

Whether "got done" already or only just beginning, the little matter of Brexit has not stopped a far-sighted energy co-operative from offering EU-sourced grants...

New funding mechanism mooted for Big Nukes

The costs of new nuclear power stations look set to be loaded more directly on to consumers, under new, Treasury-approved rules announced by D-BEIS. A...

Welsh and Scots cities benefit from green marine power, green H2 and green mobility

Three cities outside England may reap rewards from major green developments, under proposals announced coincidentally in recent days. Blue Eden is Swansea's latest £1.7 billion...

CRISIS LATEST: Colorado & Pure Planet latest to fail, as IEA spots oil following...

The continuing wholesale gas crisis has claimed its latest victims, with Ofgem today beginning its hunt to find a new provider for the quarter...

Kwarteng seeks to calm energy chiefs, as Price Cap’s architect calls for its overhaul

Beleaguered energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng won the support of Britain’s power bosses today, reassuring them that vulnerable consumers would be continue to be protected,...

SSE pledges £153 million to enter offshore wind in Japan

SSE Renewables has allied with one of Japan's biggest wind power developers, to pursue offshore projects around the nation’s islands. The Perth-based generator-developer today said...

Morocco unbound: £16 billion green power pipe mooted to Devon giga-battery

British energy entrepreneurs Xlinks have unveiled ambitious plans to link solar and wind power generated in the Moroccan desert with UK power consumers via...