Siemens Gamesa to lead an EU-funded project to cut offshore wind costs

The project will receive around €20 million (£18m) in support over its five-year duration

UK’s large-scale solar ‘could cost less than £40/MWh by 2030’

The Solar Trade Association says the government must introduce supportive policies to help the technology realise its full potential

Battery sector ‘to attract $1.2tn of investment by 2040’

Bloomberg New Energy Finance expects this to cause a significant boom in the technology

Energy cost of mining bitcoin ‘double that of gold’

New research reveals the significant energy expense in generating cryptocurrencies

Smiting smog ‘could save Europe €183bn by 2025’

InnoEnergy and Deloitte call for nations and cities to adopt innovative technologies to clean the air

UK’s summer heatwaves ‘could cost families extra £300’

Compare the Market says air conditioning units and fans could significantly boost bills

Industrialising wind turbine tech ‘could cut installation costs by 40%’

A wind energy consortium aims to make suction-bucket technology more widespread

One in three Brits ‘willing to pay more to go 100% electric’

Around 49% out of the 2,004 people surveyed also said they would pay a higher upfront cost for an electric vehicle

EU energy prices remained stable in 2017 compared to year before

Electricity prices fell by 0.2% and gas prices fell by an average of 0.5%

Renewable energy will be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

  Renewable energy will be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020. That’s according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which suggests this will be driven by rising investments in clean power projects, which will in turn cut the cost of energy for consumers. Although some forms of green generation can already compete with fuels […]