Offshore wind
Microsoft inks PPA for Dutch offshore wind energy

It is the company’s 14th renewable PPA and brings its total clean energy portfolio to more than 1.5GW

UKPN’s new system to allow renewables to connect ‘cheaper and faster’

The distribution network operator is planning to create the ‘world’s most advanced’ electricity network control system

Lightsource BP powers up 2.3MW subsidy-free solar farm

It will provide 30% of the annual electricity needs of NSG Group’s European Technical Centre in Lancashire

Severn Trent Water seeks new solutions to reduce energy costs

The water and wastewater company currently uses around 900GWh of electricity per year – which comes at a cost of £100m

Welsh Water cuts carbon emissions by 79%

The water company has invested in renewable energy and energy efficient technologies as well as buys all its electricity from green sources

Siemens pilots virtual power plant project in Finland

Its software intelligently balances electrical loads from buildings that have been connected in a microgrid, incorporating renewable energy and battery storage

Final turbine installed at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

The Beatrice offshore wind farm is capable of generating enough clean electricity for more than 450,000 homes a year

EU backs battery gigafactory in Sweden

Northvolt’s giant facility will produce 32GWh worth of battery capacity annually once completed

Labour plans to take National Grid into public ownership

The grid operator says this is the ‘last thing’ that’s needed and would delay the progress towards the green energy transition

Glasgow aims to become UK’s first net-zero emissions city

ScottishPower is to help the city council achieve the target of net zero emissions ‘well before’ 2045