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Morocco unbound: £16 billion green power pipe mooted to Devon giga-battery

British energy entrepreneurs Xlinks have unveiled ambitious plans to link solar and wind power generated in the Moroccan desert with UK power consumers via...

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...

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....

Co-owned by locals, Britain’s biggest subsidy-free onshore wind farm is opened

Participation and community ownership in UK clean generation took a big step forward yesterday, as neighbours of Britain’s biggest subsidy-free onshore wind farm took...

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...

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...

Holyrood consults on doubling onshore wind by 2030

Scotland’s coalition government is pressing ahead with plans to boost onshore wind generation by as much as 12 GW this decade, adding to the...

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...

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...

Holyrood consults on green H2, as bank warns world “50% short of electrolyser capacity...

The world will fall short by as much as half in the electrolyser capacity it needs to meet by 2030 the planet's green hydrogen...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...