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Renewables overtake fossil fuels in Britain for first time

Renewables overtake fossil fuels in Britain for first time

Britain has reached a major green energy milestone after the total capacity available from renewables overtook fossil fuels for the first time. According to data...
UK’s energy storage capacity ‘set to soar’

UK’s energy storage capacity ‘set to soar’

Trade body RenewableUK has launched a new database which shows a massive increase in battery storage capacity is set to take place – enough...
Siemens Gamesa preferred supplier for Ørsted’s first 900MW Greater Changhua projects

Siemens Gamesa preferred supplier for Ørsted’s first 900MW Greater Changhua projects

Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind, has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as the preferred supplier for the first 900MW Greater Changhua...
NTR acquires 38.4MW in UK solar assets

Construction begins on biggest PV facility in South America

The Enel Group has started construction of the 475 MW São Gonçalo solar park in São Gonçalo do Gurguéia, in Brazil’s northeastern state of...
Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

Shell joins Global Wind Energy Council

Oil giant Shell has joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) as a board level member. Shell is taking part in GWEC’s Offshore Taskforce, which...
Britain can reach 2050 climate change targets but needs to adapt

Business Renewables Centre to help Oz businesses switch to renewables

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) intends to build the country’s first Business Renewables Centre to encourage Australian businesses switch to renewable energy. Acting on...
SAE launch worlds biggest single rotor tidal turbine

SAE launch worlds biggest single rotor tidal turbine

SIMEC Atlantis Energy (SAE) has launched a 2 MW tidal power turbine system which, it says, includes the world’s largest and most powerful six...
Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

In brief: Facebook commits to 100% renewable energy

Facebook has this week committed to slashing its greenhouse gas emissions by 75% and powering its global operations with 100% renewable energy by the...
Derbyshire battery storage unit first to supply Balancing Mechanism

Derbyshire battery storage unit first to supply electricity to Balancing Mechanism

A battery storage unit in Derbyshire has become the first asset of its kind to supply electricity to the National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism. Breach Farm,...
Record power generation for Scotrenewables Tidal Power

Record power generation for Scotrenewables Tidal Power

Scotrenewables Tidal Power has set another record with its first 2MW floating tidal stream turbine clocking up over 3GWh of renewable electricity in its...

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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...