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Flexible energy options make power systems cleaner, cheaper

UK trade risk from foreign low carbon competitors

As the UK readies trade talks with the EU, a new report warns key business sectors will have to decarbonise to stay competitive and...
Flexible energy options make power systems cleaner, cheaper

Renewables trump coal in Europe for first time

In 2017, for the first time, wind, sun and biomass has delivered more electricity than hard coat and lignite in the European Union for...
Researchers boost power generation of double-pane solar windows

Researchers boost power generation of double-pane solar windows

Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory are creating double-pane solar windows that generate electricity with greater efficiency and create shading and insulation for...
App reveals real-time electricity generation mix

App reveals real-time electricity generation mix

With the launch of the Carbon Tracer App, households across the Western Power Distribution (WPD) region can find out exactly what mixture of energy...
Renewable energy jobs top 10 million globally in 2017

Renewable energy jobs top 10 million globally

The renewable energy industry created more than 500,000 new jobs globally in 2017, according to the latest figures released by the International Renewable Energy...
Solargise to invest $2.3bn to manufacture plastic-free solar panels

$29m boost to upscale Australia’s PV research

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has been awarded $29.2 million for 20 research projects to propel the development of solar PV technology. The funding...
New paper ponders future of offshore wind in Scotland’s seas

New paper ponders future of offshore wind in Scotland’s seas

Crown Estate Scotland has unveiled proposals to lease seabed to encourage a new generation of offshore wind projects in Scotland’s waters. The paper outlines the...
Brexit puts Scotland’s renewables industry at risk

Brexit puts Scotland’s renewables industry at risk

Brexit has the potential to derail Scotland’s prospering renewable energy industry, according to a University of Dundee professor. The warning comes from Professor Peter Cameron,...

Bioenergy could be a low carbon ‘game changer’ for UK

Bioenergy is one of the most scalable, cost-effective and flexible sources of renewable energy, according to the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) who have released...
‘Hedging’ emerges to address wind energy uncertainty

‘Hedging’ emerges to address wind energy uncertainty

One new way to address uncertainty on wind project revenues is hedging against volume risk, according to a new report from WindEurope and Swiss...

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Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

More than 2 GW went operational in UK waters during 2018 – enough to power over 2,300,000 homes all year round. In 2018 eight new...
Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted has this week revealed its new strategic ambition and financial targets, including plans to invest £23 billion in green energy towards 2025. “We expect...

Solarcentury gets green light for Spanish solar power projects

British power company Solarcentury has received the green light to construct four solar parks in Seville, Spain. The projects, known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo...