Wednesday, December 7, 2022

A clearer outlook? Autumn statement brings energy efficiency ambition (but bad news on bills)

The Chancellor’s Autumn statement seemed to bring focus and clarity to efforts to advance the UK's energy efficiency – a policy area whose vagueness...

Global floating wind set to miss 2030 targets, but not too late to catch...

A critical renewable energy initiative to transition away from fossil fuel reliance is struggling to meet 2030 targets, according to a new report by...

Increase in renewables sees Irish winter energy prices drop below historic average by 2027

Data from energy consultancy Cornwall Insight Ireland’s third ‘All-Island Power Market Outlook to 2030’ report has forecast Ireland is set to reach its 80%...

Technology gives wind operators insights into turbine downtime

UK technology company Sennen has launched a new software module in recent months that gives wind farm operators "unparalleled insights into sources and causes...

Nominations open for Scottish renewable energy awards

The Scottish Green Energy Awards – the UK’s largest celebration of renewables – opened for nominations on 27 July. This year’s event will return to...

Trial demonstrates restarting electricity network entirely from renewables

Energy network provider SP Energy Networks says it has led a successful trial to re-energise its electricity network via renewable energy from wind turbines...

Danish firm trials turning offshore wind turbine foundations into safe havens for corals

An attempt to support coral reefs by growing corals on offshore wind turbine foundations is underway with Danish green energy firm Ørsted. Together with...

Uncrewed vessel survey is a first in Irish waters

An Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) has been launched off the Co. Louth coast to undertake an environmental survey of the seabed. This is seemingly...

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...

Can we hit the 2035 clean electricity target? Experts offer their two cents

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to eliminate fossil fuels from UK electricity production by 2035. Speaking at the conservative conference in Manchester...

Shortlist for Scottish Green Energy Awards sees tidal, hydro, heat and more vie for...

Finalists announced on 5 October in 11 categories Gravity, indigenous crofters and in-turbine toilets are all key parts of projects which have been shortlisted for...

Scottish floating offshore wind port cluster could deliver £1.5bn boost

A new independent report commissioned by the Scottish Government and offshore wind industry - and led by Strathclyde University's Professor Sir Jim McDonald -...

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.

Scottish Green Energy Awards return to Edinburgh in December

This year’s event will return as an in-person awards ceremony which will comply with the latest government guidelines to ensure the health and safety of guests.

World-first trial paves the way for new renewable energy market

Innovative trials on the South East’s electricity network have seemingly set the foundations for a world-first short-term market for renewable energy sources. Power...

Offshore robotics research hub secures £2.5m of funding from UKRI

Using robots to make offshore infrastructure inspection and repair safer is seemingly moving a step closer following the injection of £2.5 million of further...

Group signals new era for wind energy as urgency builds towards COP26 in Glasgow

Countries around the world need to urgently scale up deployment of wind power in order to address the climate emergency, insists the Global Wind...

Is wind energy the future for meeting UK business energy requirements?

Lucy Victoria Desai, a writer for Northern Powergrid who specialises in sustainability, business, and innovation, appraises the potential and practicalities of wind energy. Now that...

Boost research to protect sealife from wind farms, says Lords committee

Ministers have been urged to prioritise finding ways to boost funding for research into environmental impacts of offshore wind farms on marine life. More must...

Highlands hub spearheads Scottish grasp for hydrogen leadership

A view of the Cromarty Firth A multi-partner plan involving the Port of Cromarty Firth has been launched to establish a green hydrogen hub in...