US awards $6.2m for research into efficient hydrogen gas turbines

The projects aim to advance hydrogen – a clean burning fuel – as a high-performing, efficient gas for turbine-based electricity generation

UAE plugs in first nuclear power plant

The first unit of the nuclear plant has started producing the first megawatts

Global wind and solar generation smash new record, doubling since 2013

Europe generated almost 18% of its electricity by wind and solar last year, while China, India and the US were all above the global average of 8%, according to a new report

‘US could reach 90% clean electricity by 2035 at no extra cost for consumers’

The ramp-up of renewable energy would inject $1.7 trillion of investment into the US economy and increase energy sector jobs by up to 530,000 every year, according to a new report

US injects $38m of funding into marine technology

Funds will support the development of hydrokinetic turbines, which will supply energy to remote communities and utility-scale applications

Siemens Gamesa to supply 25 turbines to one of Vietnam’s biggest wind farms

The wind project is forecast to provide clean electricity to 240,000 people

Eco Wave Power completes wave simulation testing for Jaffa Port expansion project

The testing was performed by representatives from Seimens, EDF Renewables IL and Eco Wave Power

Renewable growth hit record 161GW in 2016

Record levels of renewable power were installed in 2016, totalling 161GW of new global capacity. That’s according to a report from REN21, which suggests this was achieved despite 23% less investment than the year before, at $241.6 billion (£189.8bn) The new installations mark a 9% increase in total clean power from 2015, bringing worldwide capacity to […]

Britain opens world’s second largest offshore wind farm

A 500MW offshore wind farm – the second largest in the world after the London Array in the Thames Estuary – has officially been opened today. Located 23 kilometre off the coast of Suffolk, the £1.3 billion Great Gabbard project has 140 wind turbines, which is expected to generate enough clean electricity to power 530,000 […]

IKEA plugs-in its 38th US solar project

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has officially plugged in a 590.8kW solar system at its store in Massachusetts – making it its 38th completed PV project in the US. The 118,000 square foot array includes 4,220 panels (pictured) and is expected to produce around 695,000kWh of clean electricity and cut 479 tons of carbon dioxide every […]