SSE offshore wind farm could generate 2,300 jobs in Ireland

A proposed offshore wind farm in Ireland anticipates an €800 million economic boost and the creation of 2,300 jobs

New York secures $24m federal grant to strengthen power grid

New York has been awarded nearly $24 million in federal funding to enhance and modernise the state’s electric grid

UK Prime Minister unveils £29.5bn investment boost to drive growth

The funding is expected to support sectors like tech, life sciences, renewables, housing and infrastructure

Renewable energy industry to unite for UK offshore wind growth plan

RenewableUK, the Offshore Wind Industry Council, The Crown Estate and Crown Estate Scotland have initiated the development of an Industrial Growth Plan

Amazon’s renewable energy portfolio powers 6.7m homes

The retail giant has expanded its renewable energy portfolio, reaching 479 global projects generating 71,900GWh, equivalent to powering 6.7 million homes

Ireland and France launch construction on Celtic interconnector

Construction has begun on the Celtic Interconnector project, uniting the electricity grids of Ireland and France through a 700MW submarine cable expected to be completed in 2026

Ofgem’s new rules to eliminate ‘zombie projects’

The energy regulator has announced stringent measures to address the backlog of stalled or non-viable energy projects in the electricity grid connection queue

Masdar inks mega 1GW green energy deal in Azerbaijan

Masdar has signed agreements for solar and wind energy projects in Azerbaijan, following the inauguration of the region’s largest solar plant

Egypt-Greece interconnector proposed to join EU priority projects

The “GREGY” electrical interconnection, linking Egypt and Greece, is proposed to be added to the European Union’s list of Projects of Mutual Interest

UK funds research to recycle nuclear waste for medical use

The government is backing ten research projects with £4 million in funding to enhance the supply of critical radioactive materials for medical procedures, including cancer treatment