104,000 panel solar farm set to power The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester has signed a landmark new deal that will see up to 65% of its electricity demand supplied through a brand-new...

Integrated solar roofs – how effective are they?

Solar power technology has come a long way since it was first introduced as a way to generate renewable energy.

Report details China’s complex energy landscape and its enormous green energy shift

The seeming enormity of the green energy shift taking place in China is given shape by what's described as the most comprehensive English-language report...

Two-faced solar panels can generate more power at up to 70% less cost

Scientists at the University of Surrey have built a new kind of solar panel with two faces, employing flexible perovskite panels with electrodes made...

Powerful partnership puts solar and wind projects on the map

A free new tool has been launched for local authorities to help them quickly identify potential locations for green energy projects. Across London, the East...

NHS Scotland welcomes its first pop-up solar car park and electric vehicle charging hub

A pop-up solar car park and electric vehicle (EV) charging hub has been completed at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness, said to be the first...

Kilometre-wide reflectors could boost orbital solar farm output

Reflectors placed in orbit around the Earth which reflect sunlight towards future solar power farms at dawn and dusk could help accelerate the transition...

Solar solution aims to reduce dairy production costs and emissions

Researchers working on the ASTEP project, a European Union Horizon 2020 collaborative project, and a key initiative within the Crowdhelix Solar Energy Helix, have developed what...

A bundle of tech can replace gas boilers and help millions of homes go...

Inefficient UK homes, which were built decades ago, can do away with their gas boilers and get all their energy needs off-grid by retrofitting...

Virtual power plants: the importance of integrating smart-enabled tech with microgeneration

Jordan Brompton explains how developments in smart tech are enabling increasingly eco-conscious consumers to more easily and effectively transition towards off-grid renewable energy. During last...

Iconic Hyde Park hotel partners on solar thermal scale-up

Iconic British hotel Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London has installed innovative solar heat technology on their rooftop to decarbonise the building's heating. The hotel...

UK solar targets for 2035 under threat as projects stall

A perfect storm of inflation, supply chain disruption, spiralling interest rates and delays in connection to the National Grid means that the swathe of...

Diverse mix shortlisted for Scottish Green Energy Awards

The Scottish Green Energy Awards announced the shortlist for this year's awards, said to be the UK’s biggest celebration of the renewable energy industry,...

Energy bills on Suffolk industrial estate driven down by peer-to-peer trading

Energy bills for numerous businesses at a large industrial estate have been heavily reduced by peer-to-peer trading, says UrbanChain, a provider of peer-to-peer energy...

Floating solar farm is a solution to Hong Kong land challenges

The Government of the Hong Kong SAR is introducing an innovative floating solar farm to overcome limited land resources as it pursues its plan...

Heriot-Watt launches Dubai solar test site for companies in UK and elsewhere

Research engineers at Heriot-Watt University in Dubai are launching a solar energy testing facility to help companies in the UK and other countries to develop and...

Offshore wind pioneer recognised at Net Zero Energy Transition Awards

Engineering firm Balmoral recognised by renewable energy industry An Aberdeen-based engineering firm was announced on 24 August as winner of the Green Business Growth Award...

Renewables startup aims to disrupt domestic energy market

A green energy management startup, launched by two experienced energy sector entrepreneurs, aims to change the way people buy, generate and use power in...

Nominations open for the Scottish Green Energy Awards

Billed as the UK’s biggest celebration of renewable energy, The Scottish Green Energy Awards 2023, opened for nominations on 26 July. This year’s event will...

UK government pledges £4.3 million to develop space-based solar

The UK government says it will provide £4.3 million towards eight projects that promise to advance the state of space-based solar power. Energy Security Secretary...