Wind turbines in Egypt
Africa and Middle East sail towards wind-powered future

The region installed a massive 962MW of new wind capacity in 2018

India’s Narendra Modi government rolls out the coal

Since coming to power in 2014, it has deployed 52 new coal mines

Renewables break UK records for second quarter in a row

Government data shows clean generation made up a record 33.1% of the mix in the third quarter of 2018

Global solar installations to soar 18% in 2019

A new report expects new worldwide solar capacity to total 123GW in the next year

Biggest solar plant down under enters operation

Neoen’s Coleambally Solar Farm has a total capacity of 189MW

China ‘to hit 40GW of new solar in 2018, despite cutbacks’

China’s National Energy Administration says the installed figure for 2018 is currently at 34.5GW

UK power capacity ‘to drop by a third without new nuclear’

Trade union Prospect warns this generation shortfall could occur by 2030

Solar ‘makes up 99% of Feed-in Tariff installations in last year’

Despite this, photovoltaic projects made up only 80% of capacity growth

Renewables hit record 37.1% share of UK generation

Through the second quarter of 2018, coal dropped to a new record low of 1.6%

Brazil awards licences for 2.1GW of new power

The wind sector bought more than 1.2GW of new capacity, spread across 48 infrastructure projects