Wind and solar energy
Third of UK electricity came from renewables in Q3 2018

A new statistical release published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy shows this is a new record

INEOS Oxide snaps up CHP plant in Antwerp

It is capable of producing 240 tonnes per hour of steam and 130MW of electricity

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Government extends window for Capacity Market ‘top-up auction’

The timeframe for the proposed auction will now be open until the end of August “as a contingency measure”

UK provides £770m for two new power stations in Iraq

GE Grid Solutions will also develop 14 substations under an agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity

EU invests €800m in priority energy infrastructure projects

The funding will support seven electricity, two smart grids, two CO2 cross-border transportation and three gas projects

Electricity switching hit record levels in 2018

More than 5.8 million – or one in five – customers moved to a different power supplier last year

Off-grid home in Africa
BBOXX sells stake of solar energy-access business for $31m

The deal will enable the firm to bring electricity to 10 million people across Africa

Andover Business park
AMP Clean Energy secures permission for flexible power project

The facility will use natural gas to generate electricity and match high demand in Andover

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Scotland’s Kype Muir wind farm successfully connected to grid

French cable manufacturer Nexans linked the onshore wind facility to the country’s power network

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Volkswagen launches new brand in bid to move into electricity supply

Subdivision ‘Elli’ will help the firm work towards its goal of becoming a leading provider of sustainable, low carbon mobility