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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...
Calvin Klein owner latest to join Re100 initiative

Multinationals accelerating clean economy

A rapidly growing group of multinational businesses are actively reshaping the energy market through their global investment decisions and accelerating a zero emissions economy. Approaching...
Onshore wind as affordable as any other source, claims report

Onshore wind as affordable as any other source, claims report

The cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by around a quarter since 2010, with solar PV electricity costs falling by 73%...
British researchers inch closer to greener fuel cells with algae power

British researchers inch closer to greener fuel cells with algae power

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed a new algae-powered fuel cell which, they say, is five times more efficient than existing plan...
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...
UK carbon emissions fall to 1890 levels

Flat coal demand to result in ‘decade of stagnation’

Global demand for coal should remain nearly flat between 2017 and 2022, resulting in a decade of stagnation for coal consumption, according to the...
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...
Voltalia begins construction on 22 MW wind farm in France

Offshore wind farm control strategies put to the test

A new €2.3 million project launched by the Carbon Trust will demonstrate how the effective implementation of control strategies can reduce the cost of...
Thailand’s energy could be 36% renewables by 2036

Thailand’s energy could be 36% renewables by 2036

With a stronger and more ambitious energy development plan, renewables can account for 37% of Thailand’s energy mix by 2036. Boosting renewables share by 36%...
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,...

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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...