Green hydrogen “cheaper now than grey” say analysts, as Getech eyes Shoreham as H2...

Soaring gas prices have rendered green hydrogen cheaper now in the UK than its grey, methane-based sister, analysts have claimed. London-based consultancy ICIS calculate that...

Speedster SSE accelerates Net Zero programme, commits £ 12.5 billion by 2026

Generator-retailer SSE pressed its pedal heavily to the environmental metal today, committing £12.5 billion from identified resources by 2026, on the way to attaining...

Begorrah and be-Bezos! Amazon to off-take Ørsted’s wind power from Ulster turbines

A yet-to-be-built 16 MW wind farm at Ballykeel, Northern Ireland saw its business case gold-plated today, as developer Ørsted pledged to sell the planned...

Energy Garden London energises premium clothing brand

Energy Garden London, a network of 27 community energy projects, from next month will supply renewable electricity to two outlets of Patagonia, the upmarket...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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....

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...