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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...

Chancellor nixes VAT on home solar, heat pumps, turbines & energy efficiency, exempts commercial...

Rishi Sunak’s spring financial statement this lunchtime saw the Chancellor scrapping VAT on home solar, heat pumps and energy efficiency materials for five years,...

Wind farms to pay back £660 million, as levies lead to lower costs

Britain’s investment in renewables, supported by ‘green levies’ on energy bills, is lowering electricity costs, with some of Britain’s oldest, more expensive wind projects...

Labour commits to 40 GW of solar by 2030, plus Sizewell C &  mini...

The Labour Party has sought to steal the Johnson administration’s clothes by putting out its own 5-point strategy to address energy security and the...

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...

Solar & wind farms pumping green hydrogen?  Octopus and BayWa set up homes together

Low-carbon hydrogen electrolysed onsite at Britain’s solar & wind farms moved from vision to incipient reality this week, as clean power developers BayWa r.e....

Solar: Good Energy quits generation, SSE snaps up first PV project

The sun rose this morning on a changing solar landscape across Britain, as clean energy pioneer Good Energy quit generation and renewables super-developer SSE...

Brits’ noses and bairns’ b*ms to be wiped clean, thanks to Octopus’ wind

Flexible renewables mega-developer Octopus has squirted ink onto paper, wrapping up a deal with paper-maker Kimberly-Clark, for supply of clean power from its Lanarkshire...

Onshore wind: Octopus commits up to £10 million to develop in Wales & Scotland

Energy provider Octopus’ development arm today announced it will invest up to £10 million in new wind farms being co-developed by specialist firm Wind...

Onshore wind supported by 80% of Brits, as renewables resisters change minds or die

Britons’ resistance to renewable energy continues to weaken even among the old, the government’s long-term tracking study of public attitudes indicates. A combined 87% of...

Contracts for Difference auctions open: AR4 “bigger than all the rest”

Power developers in clean tidal, solar, and wind technologies jumped at the starting gun today, competing for a slice of the government’s record £285...

Octopus to Canada’s civil servants: ‘Ta for your $300 million. More coming, eh?’

Christmas arrived early today for Octopus Energy Group, as Britain’s fast-growing generator-retailer commanding nearly 6% of domestic power accounts welcomed a $300 million equity...

Vestas manages recovery from ‘LockBit’ cyber attack

Three weeks after suffering an attempted cyber attack for ransom, turbine maker Vestas is battling to define the extent of data theft.  It is...