Octopus Energy adds £3.4bn worth of renewable projects to its portfolio

The firm has today announced the acquisition of the investment group Octopus Renewables

UK renewable energy generation in 2020 ‘outpaced fossil fuels for first year ever’

Through last year, renewables provided 42.9% of the UK’s electricity while fossil fuels generated 38.5%

How biomass is helping us along the way to a zero-carbon future

Renewable energy sources have proliferated in the last decade, helping the UK to transition to a cleaner, greener energy future. However, this has also caused some instability on the energy grid, as sources such as wind and solar power are intermittent.

Underwater cable being laid
National Grid launches 149-mile-long Franco-British subsea cable to power 1m homes

By the end of its first year in operation, IFA2 is predicted to avoid 1.2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

UK urged to reach 65% renewables by 2030

The low cost of renewable generation could accelerate the green recovery, according to a report

Almost a thousand residents and businesses shape Nottingham’s 2028 carbon-neutral action plan

The plan includes measures to build more net zero homes, to expand low carbon heating and to maximise the potential of the city’s waste management system

Michigan switches on its ‘largest’ wind park

The park is part of a project involving four new wind parks that will come online in 2020 and avoid 1.2 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually

US injects $38m of funding into marine technology

Funds will support the development of hydrokinetic turbines, which will supply energy to remote communities and utility-scale applications

Businesses offered £19m to drive supply chain processes for electric switch

Britain will need to switch to electrification across many sectors, from automotive to energy distribution, in order to meet its 2050 net zero goal

Guest Blog: Mark Tarry – Flexible generation where it’s needed most

As Ofgem begins a review of how network usage and access is charged, AMP Clean Energy’s chief financial officer Mark Tarry explains why the focus of reforms should be on location