Renewable power hits new high

Renewable energy generation hit a Q3 record in Europe, driven by wind and solar power, according to a new report

Coal power station turned into 150MW battery storage system

SSE has turned its former fossil fuel Ferrybridge facility in Yorkshire into a 300MWh green hub

Australia approves first coal mine since election

This mine will be built close to Moranbah and is projected to generate 2.5 million tonnes of coal during a five-year period

‘Fossil fuels to be pushed out by renewable boom’

Last year, wind and solar power reached a record 12% of global electricity generation, research has found

Welsh coal mine expansion goes to court

Campaigners are calling for the government to step in and stop the planned expansion

Octopus Energy calls for no coal as back-up

It says that paying customers for reducing their energy use is a cleaner, better alternative

EU wind and solar outstrip gas power for the first time

Wind and solar generated a record fifth of EU electricity last year, according to a new report

Bangladesh backs coal after renewable problems

It is increasing its reliance on coal power due to poor renewable infrastructure

UK warms coal power plants to boost energy supply but at what cost?

Three coal power plants are asked again to warm up in case supplies become tight today, National Grid ESO has confirmed

Climate activists throw black paint over Michael Gove’s office

The extinction Rebellion protest was against plans for a new coal mine