Nearly 30 US states see renewables generate more power than either coal or nuclear

Nationwide, renewables accounted for 20.8% of US electrical generation during the first eight months of 2020, ahead of 19.4% from nuclear and 18.4% from coal

‘UK public are sceptical net zero will be achieved by 2050’

A new survey reveals 58% of the public believe it is unlikely that the target will be achieved by the deadline

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

Siemens Gamesa helps ease Pakistan power shortages with eight new wind projects

Many parts of Pakistan suffer from power blackouts due to an overstretched electricity grid and around 40 million residents are thought to have no access to power supply

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%.

Climate ER secures funding for 500MW of UK solar projects

The company says its projects will help to significantly contribute to a carbon-neutral UK

Leeds rolls out free electric bike scheme for commuters

Citizens of the city will be able to borrow an electric bike free of charge for up to two weeks

Uzbekistan secures €55.8m loan to finance hydropower projects

The country hopes to generate a quarter of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, including 3.8GW of hydropower

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

Danske Commodities signs 15-year PPA for 480MW of capacity from Dogger Bank

The offshore wind farm is the biggest in the world and boasts a total capacity of 3.6GW, enough to supply 4.5 million homes with renewable power