Green light for £300m subsidy-free Teesside waste to energy facility

The Redcar Energy Centre, set for completion in 2025, is expected to divert between 350,000 and 450,000 tonnes of waste per year from UK landfill

Anglo-French interconnector comes online as low carbon electricity starts flowing

The project through a 149-mile subsea power cable can provide enough energy to power one million homes

Space the new frontier in renewable energy?

Scots energy group and ESA team up to use satellites to improve wind farm efficiency

Siemens Gamesa lands first wind turbine order in Ethiopia

The energy giant will supply 29 3.4MW turbines to state-owned electricity company Ethiopian Electric Power for a new 100MW project

Government launches long-awaited Energy White Paper

The white paper expands on Boris Johnson’s recently announced Ten Point Plan and sets out the steps needed to cut emissions from industry, transport and buildings by 230 million metric tonnes

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RIIO-2 price control: Energy Networks Association responds

David Smith, CEO of the ENA said: ‘Achieving net zero emissions requires sustained investment, innovation and a supportive and forward-looking regulatory regime’

Ofgem finalises RIIO-2 price control to direct £40m of funding into electricity network

Approximately £30bn will help establish a ‘stronger, greener and fairer GB energy system’, while more than £10m will be held on standby to pay for future green energy projects

The low carbon league table: Which countries are on track for COP26?

Independent analysis conducted by academics from Imperial College London for Drax Electric Insights deep-dives into the changes driving Great Britain’s electricity system over the last 3 months.

Low Carbon seals agreement for the rights to the ‘UK’s largest’ community solar park

The 19MW project will be made up of 45,000 solar panels and is forecast to generate enough electricity to power more than 6,000 homes

Rishi Sunak unveils wealth of net zero funding in Spending Review

The new spending plan laid out by the UK government prioritises the decarbonisation of transport, the net zero research and the revival of nature