Enough wind power was curtailed in 2020 to power a million homes for a year

A new report suggests an additional 20GWh of battery storage could see the amount of wind power wasted annually reduced by up to 50%

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Smarter Grid Solutions appointed to project to help free up grid capacity for clean power

The firm has been appointed Active Network Management partner for the innovative QUEST project, which is expected to save networks more than £250m

From Overhead To Opportunity: How Monetising Your CHP is Good For Your Business and Good For The Grid

Achieving optimum efficiency from a CHP plant starts with correctly sizing and specifying it to meet site demand.

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