Renewables cut Europe’s carbon emissions by 10% in 2015, says EEA report

Increasing use of renewables is translating directly into cuts in fossil fuel consumption in Europe, according to a report released on 4 April by...

Motherships, robots and 40-rotor turbines – how offshore wind could look by 2050

A portrait of the future of offshore wind has been offered by ORE Catapult, an innovation centre for offshore renewable energy set up by...

Onshore wind sector deal “will speed up Scotland’s net-zero ambitions”

Planning time for onshore wind farms set to be halved to 12 months A new deal between the onshore wind industry and the Scottish Government...

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...

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...

UK marching against the tide on renewables policy, says UN chief scientist

The UN’s chief environmental scientist Professor Jacquie McGlade has criticised the UK government’s decision to cut subsidies for renewable energy while bolstering the oil...

From Oxfordshire lab to the North Sea: next-generation wind turbine foundations are being deployed...

The Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm, for which construction has begun in the German North Sea, will have 56 8MW turbines, including 20...

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,...

Highest offshore wind load factors recorded since 2015 due to larger wind turbines

The latest research from energy and water market intelligence firm Cornwall Insight highlights that as a result of the elevated wind speeds experienced in...

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...

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%...

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...

World’s largest battery storage facility will power The Red Sea Project with clean energy...

A development on the west coast of Saudi Arabia is to become the world’s largest battery storage facility and is part of an initiative...

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...

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...

£8m project aims to deliver first retrofit E-CTV with offshore and onshore charging

A seemingly groundbreaking project aims to deliver the world’s first retrofit electric crew transfer vessel (E-CTV) - retrofitting a diesel CTV to be fully...

Wind turbine monopile foundation work earns award nomination

Cambridge Vacuum Engineering (CVE) – a specialist in power beam welding technologies – has been shortlisted for an International Energy Award for its RapidWeld...

EU funds project that aims to slash materials cost of wind power by up...

The European Union has awarded a €1.4 million research grant to digital simulation firm Akselos, whose technology is used to optimize the design of...

UK oil and gas sector urged to take advantage of £210bn renewables boom

ORE Catapult highlights opportunities to unlock high growth potential of oil and gas sector suppliers Britain’s world-leading experience in oil and gas could be harnessed...

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...