UK tops European wind energy investment ranking in 2020 with €13bn

Europe injected an estimated €43 billion into new wind farms in 2020, a new report estimates

Octopus Energy and Ebico join forces to make sustainable heating cheaper

The partnership will launch two new energy deals for credit meter and prepayment meter customers

Drax completes acquisition of Canadian biomass pellet producer

The acquisition is forecast to help the company’s annual operational capacity reach 4.9 million tonnes of sustainable biomass pellets from 2022

IRENA and China State Grid join forces to advance clean energy transition

The agreement aims to advance the global energy transformation towards a net zero future particularly in developing countries

Can hair waste make solar panels work better?

Researchers at Queensland University of Technology found that hair scraps can be used to improve the performance of perovskites solar cells

ScottishPower files planning application for ‘UK’s largest’ electrolyser

The firm plans to build a ‘hydrogen hub’ at its 539MW wind farm in Glasgow

EDF sells its only gas-fired power station in the UK to investor EIG

The British supplier sold its only gas-fired power station in the UK, West Burton B station in Nottinghamshire, for an undisclosed sum

Ireland transforms coal-fired power station into green energy hub

ESB’s new hub will include a 1.4GW floating offshore wind farm, a wind turbine construction centre and a hydrogen production facility

Energy Institute announces Dr Nick Wayth as new CEO

The move will follow the departure of current CEO Louise Kingham on 4th May

Wind farms become one of the most ‘Instagrammable’ places for Scots influencers

A new study finds 250,000 Scottish 16-24-year-olds have taken a picture of a wind turbine