Stroking amber for electricity: Derbyshire valley may be charged with its third solar farm

Solar energy developer Anesco is seeking planning permission for a 20MW farm in the Amber Valley, north of Derby.  If approved, the installation will be...

UK solar surges beyond 14 GWp, as 175 MW of new PV lights up...

Britain’s solar developers and installers reckon the nation is on track to install 1GWp of new clean PV power capacity this year. Trade body Solar...

‘Jam, jute and joules’: Dundee-built world’s most powerful tidal turbine set for grid-linked Orkneys...

Tidal power generation in British waters will break another record next week, as the world’s highest rated marine turbine is set to be floated...

Sow the wind, reap the returns: UK is Number 1 in European wind farm...

UK-focused offshore developers lead Europe’s drive towards harnessing wind power, committing £11.2bn (Euros 13bn) in 2020, according to industry body WindEurope. But the continent’s total...

Good Energy restructures to take on more business accounts, pushes like-for-like profits up 15%

Integrated green power supplier Good Energy today signalled its continuing drive towards business customers, posting a 15% ‘normalised’ pre-tax profits rise to £2.4 m...

Drax completes acquisition of Pinnacle Renewable Energy

Drax today announced completion of its acquisition of Pinnacle Renewable Energy – a major producer and supplier of  good quality, compressed bioenergy pellets. The acquisition...

Hydrogen trio seek green light for UK’s biggest electrolyser near Glasgow

ITM Power and partners ScottishPower Renewables and BOC are seeking planners’ approval to double the size of their intended green hydrogen electrolyser near Glasgow. Co-located...

97.4% of Scotland’s electricity consumption met by renewables In 2020

New figures released yesterday reveal that Scotland has not met its 2020 target of generating the equivalent of 100% of the nation’s gross electricity...

Global wind power growth must triple over next decade to achieve Net Zero

2020 was a record year for the global wind power industry, but a new report published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) warns...

RWE supporting research into concrete foundations for Scottish supply chain

RWE  is partnering with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to study the potential for Scottish businesses to produce commercial scale concrete foundations for floating...

Octopus Renewables partners with pensions manager Nest

Renewable energy investor Octopus Renewables has been selected as a partner by institutional investor Nest, which manages some £16 billion in UK pension savings,...

Nissan announces plans for major expansion of renewable energy at Sunderland Plant

Nissan has announced plans for a major expansion to renewable energy generation at its Sunderland plant. If approved, the 37,000-panel extension would result in 20%...

GE Renewable Energy plans to open new offshore wind blade manufacturing plant in Teesside,...

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it plans to open a new blade manufacturing facility in Teesside in the North East of England. LM...

Kingston homes to be powered by heat from sewage

A scheme to provide green heating to homes on a regenerated estate in Kingston, Surrey, will see excess heat recovered from the sewage treatment...

Delivering green hydrogen across Europe at the price of fossil fuels

After 2 years of research and confidential preparation, a group of 30 European energy players has officially launched 'HyDeal Ambition' with the aim of...

REA publishes ‘green pathway’ to accelerate drive to net zero and provide thousands of...

The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) have unveiled their ‘green recovery pathway’ which will accelerate the drive to net zero and...

BT Group sources 100% renewable electricity from Total

Total Gas & Power will supply BT Group with 100% renewable electricity for three years from April 2022. A mix of renewable sources will...

Global energy majors lead pivot to geothermal solution

Canadian firm, Eavor Technologies has completed a USD$40 million funding round. These investments, and the partnerships formed around them, are critical to the commercialization...

ScotWind Leasing application timings extended

Following last week’s announcement of the result of The Crown Estate’s offshore wind leasing auction for sites in waters around England and Wales, Crown Estate...

Renewables Obligation (RO) buy-out price and mutualisation ceilings for 2021-22

The buy-out price for the 2021-22 obligation period is £50.80 per Renewables Obligation Certificate (ROC). This is the amount suppliers will need to pay for each...