Essex-based world’s longest power cable venture appoints project engineers

Xlinks, the Billericay-based clean energy innovators planning a £16 billion venture to pipe solar and wind power from Morocco to Devon, have appointed multinational...

Octopus & public pension fund partners buy 12.5% of world’s biggest windfarm

Renewables mega-investor Octopus Energy Group is teaming up to pay a combined £400 million for a one-eighth stake in Hornsea One, the world’s biggest...

EDF eyes south Wales for multi-tech renewables park

EDF Renewables UK is planning to develop a 100 MW renewable energy park in Neath Port Talbot. The Hirfynydd Park will feature of a mix of...

Anesco to part-decarbonise Dragon’s LNG terminal

Gas terminal operator Dragon LNG has teamed up with solar developer Anesco to build a 35-acre PV farm on its land near Milford Haven,...

Crown Estate bobs up likely licence zones for floating turbines in Celtic Sea

The government body issuing clean energy licences for Britain’s coastal waters today uncorked outline plans to licence floating wind turbines generating in the Celtic...

Merseyside WTE plant for Eqtec and Anaergia

Hydrogen and biofuels firm Eqtec is partnering up to build a multi-input waste-to-energy plant at Southport’s Hybrid Energy Park, Merseyside. The technology innovators announced this...

Octopus pays AGR £50 million for 68 MWp fens PV farm, goes 50:50 on...

The ever-expanding Octopus renewables empire stretched further this morning, as its LSE-quoted investment trust announced two deals featuring grid-scale batteries. In the first, the company’s...

Octopus to spin its first ‘asparagus’ turbines in Germany

 Fast expanding Octopus Energy Group is deepening its interest in Europe’s biggest power market, closing a deal to build a 35MWp wind farm near...

First time solar developer Conrad Energy has 45MWp PV farm approved near Hereford

Planners in rural Herefordshire have praised an application they’ve approved for a giant 45MWp solar farm. Debutant developer Conrad Energy’s application for the 120 acre...

‘Renewables acting like baseload’:  Octopus joins Essex-based £16 Bn pipeline to Morocco

Green mega-investor Octopus is teaming up with Billericay-based energy entrepreneurs seeking to pump renewable electricity from southern Morocco to Britain. Essex start-up Xlinks announced in...

Graze expectations: Birds, bees, bugs & biodiversity bigged up in new solar guide

Wild creatures munching grass and sipping nectar from flowers flourishing on pesticide-free ground beneath solar arrays are the focus of a guide just released...

Octopus stretches legs, links off Lincs to first offshore turbines

Renewables super-investor Octopus has squirted ink onto a deal yielding it direct entry for the first time into an offshore wind farm. Putting the ‘zephyr’...

Teralight seeks 180 MW of solar ventures in Britain

Israeli solar developer Teralight is seeking to launch in the UK, in quest of 180 MW of PV projects. In the second of today’s stories...

Octopus seeks Suomi wind and solar amid Northern lights

Fast-growing green power investor Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) is deepening its commitment to Finland. Founded in 2010, the trust boasts generation assets across Europe...

Centrica targets 900 MW of UK solar parks, needs Push to start

British Gas’s parent Centrica has inked an outline agreement aimed at achieving 900 MW of solar generation and storage in the UK by 2026. Partnering...

Solar farmers Anesco open Dutch operation

British renewables developer Anesco is powering up international expansion with the launch of its first operation outside the UK. Wouter Beerten (pictured) joins the company...

Ofgem hints at June green light for £3.4 billion Anglo-Scots ‘renewables superhighway’

Regulator Ofgem has inched closer to approving two giant undersea interconnectors totalling 4 GW and funded to the tune of £3.4 billion, together hailed...

Premium project: insurers AXA and Crédit Agricole pay Ørsted £ 3 billion for half...

Ørsted, developers of Hornsea 2, the North Sea wind farm set to be the world’s biggest when commissioned later this year, today welcomed new...

Octopus boosts asset base by 90%, buys into turbines in UK, France, Finland &...

Three months of acquisitions in France, the UK and two Nordics have set Octopus Energy’s fund management specialists on track to boost its asset...

Cambridge Power at Brookfield’s gate, bullish on solar & 800MW of batteries

Cambridge Power Limited has signed a deal with one of the world's biggest operators of clean energy plant to develop power and battery energy...