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...

Octopus’ new investment partnership targets Britain’s biggest unbuilt grid battery

Building Britain’s biggest battery, capable of storing a day’s supply of renewable electricity for 235,000 Midlands homes, is on the to-do-list for Octopus Energy’s...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

Beamer! Arenko tweaks BMW batteries, optimising flows from Wales’ biggest wind farm

Software provider Arenko is running code to expand revenues from the operation of Vattenfall’s 22MW / 16 MWh battery, co-located at Wales’ and England’s...

‘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...

Bluefield pays £112.4 m for 93.2 MWp of wind & solar, gives investors till...

Fast-expanding UK-focused clean energy investor Bluefield Solar Income Fund has bought 15 solar farms and four wind farms, and today announced a rights issue...

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...

Plots for Kilowatts: Octopus ups pressure on nimbys

In an initiative this morning certain to provoke rural Conservative MPs, but probably to be welcomed even by shire-dwellers, onshore wind champions Octopus Energy...

SSE pays £481 million to tilt at Siemens Gamesa’s sunny windmills

British generator SSE Renewables is set to venture into the Mediterranean wind and solar business, after its purchase today of the southern European assets...

Capping onshore wind farms at 20 GW “could add £125 to home bills”; ECIU

Leading academic analysts have speculated that failure by the Johnson administration to free up onshore wind parks could add as much as £125 to...

No10’s security strategy punts nukes, offshore wind & hydrogen towards 95% clean power by...

The Johnson administration’s strategy for UK energy security released this morning sets a new 2030 deadline for 95% of Britain’s electricity to be carbon-free....

Half-price green power near wind turbines? ”Yes, please”, say 87% of Brits polled ...

Clean electricity halved in price would persuade nearly nine out of ten British households to have an onshore wind turbine located in their postcode,...

Vestas bags big Scots order while rival looks to new boss for ‘turnaround’

Danish engineer Vestas has landed an order to supply eight of its biggest turbines for the onshore Greengairs East wind farm near Caldercruix, south...