Clean energy technology supply chains must get better, faster, cleaner, says report

A new briefing from think tank organisation the Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) argues that the clean energy transition can be delivered on time and...

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,...

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...
Wind Turbine at Hatston Pier, Kirkwall, Orkney Island, Scotland, UK

Orkney decarbonisation efforts could provide model for future projects

Future projects which aim to help communities reach net-zero could take valuable lessons from efforts to decarbonise the Orkney Islands, researchers say. The ReFLEX Orkney...

Huge global demand for new wind technicians by 2027

New figures appear to clarify the workforce challenge facing the global wind industry with nearly 600,000 technicians needed during the next five years –...

Fatalities and accidents decline in offshore wind, as safety organisation reviews progress

    G+ members – comprising most of the biggest offshore wind operators in the world – have reported a record 44.6 million hours were worked...

Turning turbines smart with edge computing

No matter the size of the wind farm, operators can make turbines into smart machines with one small change. Greg Hookings, Director (Digital Industries),...

Comment: Offshore wind needs to increase by 265% to meet govt targets

To mark Global Wind Day 2023 on June 15, ABB – which describes itself as the largest supplier of electrical components to the wind...

Government’s offshore wind shortfall could delay net zero

A new report forecasting the energy generation mix out to 2030, has calculated the government will miss its 50GW offshore wind capacity target, with...

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...

A new start? Retooling wind power for a circular economy

Around 80-90% of the weight of wind turbines can be recycled, according to recent estimates, although, historically, very little of this kind of thing...

£4.5 billion boost for UK manufacturing includes clean energy fund

The UK government is making available £4.5 billion of funding for British manufacturing to increase investment in nine sectors. Announced on 17 November, the funding...

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...

Norfolk Boreas cancellation deals a blow for UK offshore wind ambition

Swedish wind farm developer Vattenfall’s 20 July decision to cancel work on the 1.4GW Norfolk Boreas site appears to be a significant blow for...

Cutting-edge innovation celebrated at Scottish Green Energy Awards

A technology that is revolutionising the maintenance of wind turbine blades has scooped a top prize at last night's (30 November) Scottish Green Energy...

Soaring cost of capital threatens to derail expansion of renewable energy projects​​​​​​

The rising cost of capital faced by developers of renewable energy projects, such as onshore wind and solar PV, may slow down the number...

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...

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...

Most innovative energy start-ups recognised in German awards

Fifteen start-ups deemed to have the most innovative business models in the field of energy transition and climate protection were celebrated at an award...

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...