Over 60GW of wind energy capacity installed in 2019, the second-biggest year in history

Industry group calls on governments to ensure regulation is fit for purpose and “look beyond LCOE”, in order to accelerate growth of wind energy...

New retrofit report calls for ‘triple win’ action by UK Government and provides inspiration...

Investing in a nationwide retrofit is the 'win-win-win' of climate response - cutting emissions, reducing fuel poverty and boosting local employment, says climate solutions...

Hydrogen trumps heat pumps? Report attempts to track cost of green energy switch

A new report, published on 12 November by the not-for-profit body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), says that consumers are typically facing a five-fold...

Keeping the lights on: Ensuring flexibility and stability in the European grid

According to Bloomberg, January 2021 saw the latest in a series of near misses for the European power grid, a sudden drop in...

Solar PV firm partners with Welsh utility on phase 2 of their Renewable Energy...

Welsh Water has appointed solar PV expert HBS New Energies as one of the principal PV contractors to deliver phase 2 of its Glas...

Consultancy will deploy digital service to assess lifespan of offshore wind foundations

Engineering consultancy Arup is deploying a seemingly innovative digital service to monitor the remaining lifespan of offshore wind foundations at the London Array wind farm off the coast of Kent.

Canadian AI firm selected by UK government to demonstrate emissions-reduction commercial building technology

A Canadian firm with a technology that enables "grid-interactive buildings" has been selected by the UK government to participate in the Tech For Our...

Converting light to hydrogen: Photocatalyst hints at promise for solar water splitting schemes

Sunlight is the most abundant source of renewable energy, but its inability to produce consistent energy levels over time means it struggles to satisfy...

The sea is full – a coordinated approach to off-shore energy is the only...

A more integrated approach to the deployment of offshore energy networks is needed as a key enabler for net zero or the sea ‘is...

Partnership aims to build a smart green energy grid in Belgium and Germany

A deal signed at COP26 aims to help Belgium and Germany transition to a smart green grid. The partnership, between Octopus Energy Group’s Kraken...

Penstock flow control in world’s first ‘electric town’ uses variable speed actuation

The small Scottish town of Kinlochleven has an extraordinary claim to fame as the first place in the world in which every home was...
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Solar Trade Association calls on government to cease publishing inaccurate deployment stats

The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published its latest figures on solar PV deployment in the UK on 26 September

Planning order removes consent requirement for adding solar to homes in Chelsea and Kensington

Residents in Kensington and Chelsea will no longer need to apply for individual consent to have solar panels fitted on their listed homes in...

Living walls can reduce heat lost from buildings by over 30%, says study

Retrofitting an existing masonry-cavity-walled building with a green or living wall can reduce the amount of heat lost through its structure by more than...
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The methane imperative at the heart of the World Biogas Summit 2022

The Global Methane Pledge launched at COP26 last year confirmed the increased focus on reducing methane emissions as a priority measure to achieve Paris Agreement targets.

Sustainable solar oven allows rural communities to cook without coal or firewood

A new design for a solar cooking system may help rural communities prepare food more sustainably, reports a new study. The materials used in...

Using data to create a safer environment for lone workers on an AD plant

With the waste and recycling sector ranking the second highest for workplace death rates according to the HSE annual workplace fatality figures for...

Analysis warns coal could be needed to keep the lights on this winter

In its Winter Market Outlook study for 2022/23, LCP Energy Analytics has warned that the UK could experience 10 hours of insufficient electricity supply...

Pre-eminent projects crowned at Scottish Green Energy Awards

More than 1,000 people returned in-person to Edinburgh to see 13 winners announced Director of industry body said shortlist highlighted the “leaps of innovation” of...

New year, new savings for solar, as tariffs for grid export return

The Smart Export Guarantee came into force on 1 January, obligating large energy suppliers to offer a tariff to small-scale solar generators who export...