RWE to develop four onshore wind farms in France and Poland

Three of the wind farms will be located in France and one in Poland and will have a total installed capacity of 76MW

Scotland awards £444k to tackle fuel poverty this winter

The Fuel Bank Foundation is receiving the funding to extend its work, which includes providing same-day support to top up prepayment meters for those at risk of disconnection

Smart meter technology
Consumer protection: New ‘risk register’ launched for home energy flexibility

Citizens Advice, Energy UK and the Association of Decentralised Energy have teamed up to protect consumers in the domestic demand side response market, which incentivises people to change the way they use energy based on price signals

New €200m investment to support greener bus fleets across France

Local and urban mobility authorities looking to electrify their bus fleets will be offered the financing

Wind turbine giant Vestas announces 220 layoffs as part of ‘internal reorganisation’

The redundancies will affect employees in the UK and Denmark

EDPR granted €112m for two onshore wind farms in Portugal

The wind farms will have a total capacity of 125MW and will support the country’s renewable energy goals

Total and Iberdrola join forces to bid for 1GW offshore wind farm in Danish North Sea

The Danish Energy Agency has pre-qualified the application submitted by the partners to participate in the auction for the Thor offshore wind farm

Energy switches 2.3% down in 2020 amid coronavirus pandemic

Almost 6.2 million energy switches happened last year, according to a new report

Almost 429k US clean energy jobs lost in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic

A new report predicts the sector will not return to pre-Covid employment rate until 2023

Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa to shut down two blade factories in Spain

The closures, which were made as a result of a lack of regional demand, will lead to the loss of 266 jobs