UK tops European wind energy investment ranking in 2020 with €13bn

Europe injected an estimated €43 billion into new wind farms in 2020, a new report estimates

IRENA and China State Grid join forces to advance clean energy transition

The agreement aims to advance the global energy transformation towards a net zero future particularly in developing countries

Statkraft to develop 102MW wind farms in Chile

The Torsa wind project consists of three wind farms with 19 turbines, which will generate enough electricity to power around 100,000 households

ScottishPower files planning application for ‘UK’s largest’ electrolyser

The firm plans to build a ‘hydrogen hub’ at its 539MW wind farm in Glasgow

Japan to dispose of 1.2m tonnes of Fukushima nuclear power plant water into the ocean

Japan’s Prime Minister said disposal of treated water is an ‘unavoidable issue’

French trains to get on solar tracks with EDF’s PV plant

A 20-year PPA was signed between EDF Renewables and SNCF Energie

EDF sells its only gas-fired power station in the UK to investor EIG

The British supplier sold its only gas-fired power station in the UK, West Burton B station in Nottinghamshire, for an undisclosed sum

Ireland transforms coal-fired power station into green energy hub

ESB’s new hub will include a 1.4GW floating offshore wind farm, a wind turbine construction centre and a hydrogen production facility

New consortium formed to address energy security and climate crisis

The Resilient Infrastructure + Secure Energy (RISE) Consortium aims to reimagine how energy is used, generated, transported and stored and how efficient, modern and resilient infrastructure can be built

Bioenergy and CCS could help the UK save more than £4.5bn over the coming decade

Achieving the net zero target without BECCS would cost the UK an additional £15 billion, according to a new report