SSE Renewables renames two of the largest offshore wind farms in development in Scotland

The two projects are to be renamed to Berwick Bank wind farm and Marr Bank wind farm

‘Brits waste almost £8.9bn on energy bills each year by not switching provider’

The highest overpayment is reportedly in the South East, where 3.5 million homes could be saving £1.2 billion a year

Mining giant Rio Tinto shuts aluminium factory in New Zealand amid high energy costs

The mining giant says it could not ‘secure a power price reduction aimed at making New Zealand Aluminium Smelters a financially viable business’

‘UK has lost green areas as large as Suffolk and Sussex combined over last 25 years’

Kent, Essex and West Yorkshire were the top three counties which saw the highest urban increase, while Argyll & Bute, Sutherland and Inverness in Scotland gained the largest area of woodland

Amazon secures six million gallons of sustainable fuel to lower air cargo emissions

The fuel includes feedstock of agricultural waste fats and oil and will be used for the air operations of the retail giant

Vestas receives order for 166MW of wind projects in Poland

With this addition, the wind manufacturing company has surpassed 1GW of onshore wind energy projects in the country

‘Hydrogen is the rockstar of the energy system’

The European Commission has pledged to support the installation of at least 6GW of renewable hydrogen electrolysers in the EU by 2024

First ‘natural beauty extension’ since 1991 granted governmental approval

The plan will see the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty expanded by around 38 square kilometres

‘World’s largest’ airport-based solar farm is ready to take off in Canada

The project is expected to have an annual energy production of 200,000MWh, which will result in an annual offset of 106,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide

Exeter City Council builds its first solar and battery storage project

The plant is expected to help electrify the council’s operational fleet and help the region achieve its 2030 carbon-neutrality goal