HOP2 it: Oil industry pockets Holyrood’s £2m towards commercialising blue hydrogen

The British oil industry’s Net Zero Technology Centre has been awarded £2.12M from the Scottish government, in quest of a means to deliver commercially...

UK floating turbines bob to all-time high

British investment in floating offshore wind schemes has hit record highs, buoyed by worldwide enthusiasm for the technology, a report out today reveals. Experts at...

Gresham & Octopus: places in the sun, riffled by a German breeze

Two leading renewables investment funds today turned in sun-kissed, wind-burnished figures for 2022’s first half, storing up wealth for their backers. Gresham House Energy Storage...

Kwarteng’s eased planning rules can “lower bills for all”, says Octopus’s Jackson

The founder of the UK’s biggest all-renewable energy retailer warmly welcomed chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s promise this morning to ease planning requirements on onshore wind...

Octopus legs it deeper into Lincs, surfaces onshore in Germany

The quoted trust driving expansion for European renewables hyper-investor Octopus reached further into Lincolnshire’s biggest offshore wind farm this morning, at the same time...

SSE Renewables blows into Mediterranean, pays Siemens-Gamesa £528m for 3.8GW of wind plays

Fast-growing SSE Renewables has completed the purchase of Siemens Gamesa’s 3.8GW portfolio of wind projects across southern Europe. The clean power division of SSE, Scotland’s...

Scotland’s biggest wind farm plumbs world-beating depths to spin for first time

The first power has flowed from Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm, the 1.075GW Seagreen project 27 kilometres off the nation’s east coast, south of...

Thirty GW by 2030: Ørsted deigns to deliver 48% steady state growth

Europe’s leading turbine spinners Ørsted today posted first half results that see the Danish operators advancing steady state earnings by nearly 50%, to the...

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...

“1.3 TWh of UK wind generation wasted” due to lack of grid-scale storage, developer...

Failure to store renewable electricity during Britain’s escalating energy crisis wastes clean electricity that otherwise could be used by half a million homes a...

Crown Estate greenlights six AR4 turbine parks, as TRIG ups Hornsea One stake

Permits to develop six massive offshore windfarms totalling nearly 8GW in output have been issued by the Crown Estate, guardians of Britain’s continental marine...

CfD Allocation Round 4 results:  Ørsted’s Hornsea 3, world’s biggest offshore wind farm, plots...

Almost £200 billion pounds of investment in Britain’s continuing green energy revolution are about to be released for nearly 11GW of new capacity, thanks...

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...

Vestas to trial hydrogen-fuelled service launches maintaining North Sea turbines

Low carbon launches ferrying technicians on service trips to offshore wind-spinners will be put through their paces in the North Sea from next week,...

Floating offshore wind: Britain leads the world

The UK leads every other nation possessing a coastline in our innovation of floating wind turbines, both in numbers of operating spinners, and in...

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...

A fair wind blowing: Offshore turbine jobs grow 16% in twelve months, set for...

New figures released today by trade advocates the Offshore Wind Industry Council quantify the wall of fresh cash investing in maritime turbines, and the...

Greencoat pays £400 million for eighth of Hornsea 1, world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Wind investment specialists Greencoat Capital Fund announced this morning their £400 million purchase of 12.5% net of Hornsea 1, the world’s biggest offshore wind...

Dawidosky completes management revolution at turbine makers Siemens Gamesa

Turbine-maker-in-a-spin Siemens Gamesa has appointed Tim Dawidowsky as its new chief operating officer. The Hispano-German combine last month hired new CEO Jochen Eickholt in a...

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’...