Saturday, December 15, 2018

Breakthrough in next-gen solar cells

Researchers have demonstrated how a non-toxic alternative to lead could form the basis of next-generation solar cells. The researchers, from the University of Cambridge and...

Action needed for biofuels to mean business, argues Academy

Biofuels have a role to play in meeting the UK’s commitments to climate change mitigation, according to a major new review by the Royal...

UK can bolster offshore wind by five times by 2030

The UK can expand its world-beating offshore wind capacity to almost five times its current level by 2030, according to a new study. The report...

Carbon Trust leads industry project to tackle floating wind challenges

The Carbon Trust has kicked off a series of studies to address future challenges for the emergent floating offshore wind sector. The studies have been...

9.8m people working in renewable energy worldwide

More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy...

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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...
Flexible energy options make power systems cleaner, cheaper

Flexible energy options make power systems cleaner, cheaper

Flexible energy options, such as energy storage, smart-charging electric vehicles, demand response and interconnectors, are needed to ensure that the energy transition proceeds on...