Giant H2 hub will put jobs sunshine on Leith, chief proclaims

Edinburgh’s port of Leith is set to become “Scotland’s biggest renewable energy hub” in a £40 million development showcasing green hydrogen. Around 1,000 direct full-time...

SIMEC Atlantis: big in Japan, hoping to spin in Wales

Waste-to-energy innovator SIMEC Atlantis’s link up with Japanese partners has yielded dividends, with tests of its current-harnessing technology off a Japanese island. Trials of the...

How Can Energy Companies Enable A Risk-Free Transition to Renewable Business?

How Can Energy Companies Enable A Risk-Free Transition to Renewable Business? Climate change is already making its mark on the world. Extreme and unpredictable weather,...

The Energyst – Latest issue out now

The latest edition of The Energyst is now ready to read today online or via the new Energyst App. The Energyst is now published monthly,...

UK climbs to 4th in league of world’s hottest RE investment spots

Consultancy EY today ranks Britain at fourth place among nations in its influential yearly Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index, a rise of one place...

Ray of hope: UK’s biggest co-operative solar PV farm secures funding

A loan from ethical bank Triodos is today confirmed as securing the construction of Britain’s biggest community-owned PV generator, a 19.2MWp ground mounted farm...

Turbine maker Vestas takes a spin into the circular economy

Intelligent re-use of hundreds of mammoth end-of-life turbine blades got a boost today, as European wind engineers Vestas spun into recycling. The Aarhus -headquartered engineer...

Zestful Octopus inks deal, stretches out to bond with asset managers

Fast-growing Octopus Group’s clean energy subsidiary has sealed a development deal aimed at building out its £10 million pipeline of solar PV projects. Zestec Asset...

The future is here: IEA’s “new normal” means 90% of post-Covid power investment will...

Further confirmation – if confirmation were needed – that this planet energy’s future is both green and low-carbon, comes today from the world’s power...

“British kit for British CfDs”, BEIS signals, as coal-to-biomass is dropped in December’s AR4...

Britain’s next auction round of clean power generation under five-year CfD support will open for bids in December, the government has announced.   In a...

Johnson must commit to 30GW of onshore wind, floating wind, ship power & ‘rainbow’...

Wind power advocates RenewableUK today urge the Johnson government to commit to specific deployment targets for onshore wind, offshore floating wind, renewable hydrogen and...

Vestas blows hard for growth with Euro 2 Billion credit deal, ponders adding up...

Turbine titan Vestas is doubling its loan facility, as the Danish-headquartered engineering firm celebrates delivering the 1,000th giant blade from its UK base, and...

Octopus stretches its tentacles around 86 MWp at two East of England biomass plants

Fast-growing integrated power supplier Octopus Renewables has taken its generation capacity to £3bn worth of assets, as it buys two biomass generators in East...

New PPA start-up secures almost £1m in funding

PPAYA, a continuous auction and management platform, that connects commercial energy purchasers with renewable energy generators, has secured almost £1 million pounds in funding...

BP pushes deeper into green power, preps to retail electricity in 5 US states

First quarter results out this morning from BP highlight the oil supergiant’s continuing expansion into green power. CEO Bernard Looney signals a big rebound in...

Germany aims for 5.2GW of new renewables in 2022 alone

Europe’s biggest economy has signposted its intention to add a massive 5.2GW next year alone in green power capacity. Tenders for Germany’s new onshore wind...

“New epoch” of renewables unlocks capacity “to meet world energy needs 100 times over”:...

Energy economists Carbon Tracker believe fossil fuels will be ousted from world electricity production by the mid-2030s, displaced by tumbling costs of solar and...

Virgin Money backs Gresham House solar distribution in multi-million pound deal

Virgin Money has agreed a new financing partnership with specialist alternative asset management company Gresham House, the bank’s largest transaction in the renewable sector...

Ireland sets target for 5GW of offshore wind by 2030

Two giant power projects off Ireland’s east and west coasts are set to power the nation towards its target of 5 GW of maritime...

The Army’s first solar farm to deliver £1m in savings

Work has begun on the Army’s first solar farm as part of a major project expected to deliver £1million in efficiency savings and a...