Friday, January 19, 2018
Renewables made up half of utility-scale power installed in 2017

Renewables made up half of utility-scale power installed in 2017

According to estimates from the US Energy Information Administration, almost half of utility-scale capacity installed in the US last year came from renewables. Of the...
ADBA launches AD Certification Scheme

ADBA launches AD Certification Scheme

UK trade body the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has this week launched its AD Certification Scheme. The voluntary, industry-led scheme is designed to...
In brief: Latest phase of Cross Winds energy park begins operations

In brief: Latest phase of Cross Winds energy park begins operations

Cross Winds Energy Park II in Michigan has begun serving customers, developer Consumers Energy confirmed. The Cross Winds Phase II has a total capacity of...
Scotland crowned ‘world leader for renewables’

Scotland crowned ‘world leader for renewables’

Scotland has retained its premier position at the forefront of the global renewables revolution during 2017, according to WWF Scotland. The last twelve months include...
Siemens Gamesa lands its biggest deal in Egypt with 262 MW

Siemens Gamesa lands its biggest deal in Egypt with 262 MW

Siemens Gamesa has won its largest order in Egypt after landing an order for 262 MW at the Gulf of Suez wind farm in...
British clean tech companies target graphene solar panel

British clean tech companies target graphene solar panel

Clean tech outfit Verditek is joining forces with grapheme specialists Paragraf to develop the first graphene-based solar panel. Paragraf’s proprietary manufacturing process of large scale,...
Greenest year on record as Britain prepares for 2018

Greenest year on record as Britain prepares for 2018

2017 has become Britain’s greenest year on record, according to WWF analysis of National Grid data, with 2018 tipped to be even greener. Britain has...
Vestas clocks up 20k installed 2 MW turbines worldwide

Vestas clocks up 20k installed 2 MW turbines worldwide

17 years after its introduction, the 2 MW platform has reached another milestone as Vestas installed turbine number 20.000. Leveraging Vestas’ ability to continuously innovate...
Enel to build 388 MW of solar in Brazil

Enel to build 388 MW of solar in Brazil

Enel’s Brazilian subsidiary is set to build 388 MW of solar capacity in Brazil following a renewables tender win. The Enel Group is now expected...
Ørsted installs final turbine at Race Bank wind farm

Ørsted installs final turbine at Race Bank wind farm

The final wind turbine has been installed at Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm, located off the Lincolnshire cost, and will be fully operational in...

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EVs and renewables to plateau CO2 emissions by 2030

EVs and renewables to plateau CO2 emissions by 2030

Data and energy specialists, McKinsey Energy Insights (MEI), have released the 2018 Reference Case of its Global Energy Perspective (GEP) on long-term global energy...
British Solar Renewables inks PPA with Shell for England’s biggest solar park

British Solar Renewables inks PPA with Shell for England’s biggest solar park

British Solar Renewables (BSR) has agreed a five-year offtake agreement with Shell Energy Europe for the renewable power generated from the Bradenstoke solar power...
Swedish plant becomes Volvo’s first climate-neutral manufacturing site

Swedish plant becomes Volvo’s first climate-neutral manufacturing site

Volvo Cars’ engine factory in Skövde, Sweden, has become its first climate-neutral manufacturing plant, having switched to renewable heating at the beginning of the...