Energy investors “bullish on backing Labour’s low-carbon transition”, lawyers find

Power suppliers and clean energy backers are among the most optimistic market players in believing private capital will respond well to new premier Kier...

Government lifting onshore wind ban will bring cheaper bills for consumers and strengthen Britain’s...

Responding to the announcement by the Chancellor Rachel Reeves that the Government will reform the National Planning Policy Framework before the end of this...

New ‘hollow mountain’ power station moves forward to important design stage

Renewable energy leader Drax has appointed global technology and engineering firm Voith Hydro to move forward its plans to build the UK’s first pumped...

Peak solar season: Smarter household energy storage as solar PV and battery sales surge...

As the UK enters its peak solar season, homeowners are witnessing a significant advantage with the integration of Photovoltaic (PV) panels and battery storage...

Latest Talking Power Podcast: Solar PV for business: Benefits, challenges, and dispelling age-old myths

In this episode, Raghav Singh, Head of Large Business at EDF Business Solutions, and Rob Murphy, Sales and Origination Director at SAS Energy discuss how solar...

Electrifying! Rail pension fund extends platform, buys ticket to AGR’s returns

Pension fund managers Railpen have bought a 50% shareholding in AGR Power, a privately owned British renewable power developer, with over 1.1GW already generating...

Storage heavyweights Highview raise £300 million to bring UK’s biggest LAES battery to Manchester

Compressed gas storage specialists Highview Power have raised £300 million from investors including Centrica & the UK Infrastructure Bank to build Britain’s first grid-scale...

Hot rockers! UK debuts national research hub for geothermal energy

Britain’s burgeoning geothermal sector could generate 50,000 jobs and avoid 10 million tonnes of carbon emissions annually. That’s the belief of technologists and academics backing...

Rendesco pumps up £6m to expand low carbon heat networks

Operator of non-gas heat networks Rendesco has raised £6 million to boost its operations and develop more under-home pipelines in the UK & continental...

Ørsted to pump Hornsea 3 juice into 600MWh battery near Norwich

Wind power developers Ørsted are committing to store electricity from their 1.2GW Hornsea 3 marine farm next to a substation at Swardeston, near Norwich The...

EdF debuts UK’s first PV tariff without a standing charge

Energy retailer EdF is launching what it claims is Britain’s first electricity tariff that bundles together an off-peak discount, plus no standing charge or...

New green steel capacity ‘can turbocharge Ukraine’s post-war recovery’; say Oxford researchers

As investors & politicians meet today in Berlin to discuss rebuilding a Ukraine freed of Putin’s psychopathy, innovators at Oxford University say low-carbon steel...

Microgrid clean power traders UrbanChain secure supplier licence

Peer-to-peer energy exchange provider UrbanChain has succeeded in its application for a supply  licence.  Seeking new equity from investors is set to follow. Backed by...

China “to install 2.5GW of green hydrogen projects this year”: analysts Rystad

China will breeze past its 2025 target for 200,000 tonnes of renewable hydrogen a year, as the country is on track to install 2.5GW...

“Share Britain’s solar roadmap by October, then stick to it”, PV chiefs urge new government

Britain’s solar industry is calling for more ambition and greater consistency from the nation’s new government after 4 July. Included in its electoral demands issued...

West Burton’s 480MWp solar leviathan reaches Planning Inspectorate

Solar farm developer Island Green Power is celebrating the advance of its giant 480MWp West Burton scheme towards the granting of development consent. The planned...

Sky’s the limit for Scottish rooftop solar, as Holyrood cuts planning red tape

Scotland’s solar energy industry has warmly welcomed the removal of the need for planning permission for solar panels on rooftops in Scotland. The Scottish government’s...

REA pinpoints key priorities for new PM’s first 100 days

The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has today launched its vision for the new government’s first 100 days in office. The...

“Soundddddd, our kid!” Manchester Uni sorts itself for PV & watts…from Essex

Nearly two thirds of the electricity used by Manchester University will next year be supplied by a giant solar PV farm, now under construction...

Enviromena seeks apprentices for solar expansion

A leading solar developer is launching its first ever apprenticeship scheme, offering opportunities in the fast-growing renewables sector together with a challenging and rewarding...