EDF Renewables buys 12.5% of Ireland’s total solar capacity

The company has acquired Wexford Solar Limited, which includes eight solar projects with a combined capacity of around 100MW

Morocco’s renewable sector ‘to make up 52% of capacity mix by 2030’

Last year, renewables, including hydropower capacity, made up roughly 34% of Morocco’s overall capacity mix while thermal generation represented the other 66%.

‘China will make up more than a quarter of all offshore wind power by 2030’

That’s the prediction from GlobalData, which forecasts new capacity additions from China, the UK and the US will drive global capacity, causing it to soar sevenfold by the end of the decade

Renewables made up 57% of new capacity in US during first half of 2020

There were no new capacity additions from oil, nuclear power or geothermal energy across the country during the timeframe

Coronavirus disruption to UK’s wind market expected to knock installations through 2020

Analytics firm GlobalData forecasts annual installations could stand at 980MW for 2020, down from 2.47GW in 2019

Northern Gas and Power’s new technology enables businesses to take control of energy costs

A fast-growing global energy and technology consultancy is helping businesses take control of their energy costs and consumption through ground-breaking new technological innovation.

Coal made up only 1% of UK’s energy generated during third quarter of 2019

That’s according to a raft of new statistics released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, covering the period from July to September

Renewables ‘to become France’s main energy source by 2027’

GlobalData predicts clean power’s share of the generation mix will soar to 42.9% by 2023, up from 19.9% in 2018

Moixa breaks 10k battery milestone in Japan

The firm claims it is now managing the world’s largest single fleet of smart batteries

Australia
Australia’s National Electricity Market breaks 50% renewable milestone

The market, which is Australia’s main grid, saw clean power make up half of all electricity produced during one trading period for the first time on Wednesday