Wyoming wind farm to provide same power with 80% fewer turbines – how?

PacifiCorp is to repower the state’s first commercial wind farm with modernised, more efficient turbines

World’s most powerful tidal turbine to be built in Scotland

Orbital Marine Power has awarded the multi-million-pound manufacturing contract for its ‘O2’ tidal stream turbine to TEXO Group, which will build the technology at its quayside facilities in Dundee

Free solar panel scheme launches to help businesses go off-grid

The energy generated will be supplied to the grid, with the user then able to purchase it back at a discounted fixed-tariff rate

New wind farm in Northern Ireland ‘to provide £7.7m boost to local economy’

The seven-turbine Barr Cregg Wind Farm, to be located near Londonderry, has now received planning consent

Renewables ‘set to make up 65% of Ireland’s energy capacity by 2030’

GlobalData says this growth will require massive investment in offshore wind and solar photovoltaic capacity

Charities offered share of £10m to support vulnerable energy customers

The funding is being granted through the Energy Redress Scheme, which collects voluntary payments from suppliers to make reparations for effects on consumers

Cost of energy ‘has tripled in the last 20 years’

Compare The Market says the average domestic cost of gas has risen by 221% over the period, the price of electricity has risen by 193%

RE100 members ‘will need to buy an extra 189TWh of clean power by 2030’

Bloomberg New Energy Finance suggests companies signed up to the corporate leadership initiative could face a collective shortfall of 189TWh by this time

Solar energy storage market ‘to surpass annual installation rate of 3GW by 2025’

Market research firm Global Market Insights notes in 2018, the combined battery and solar energy market was worth more than $170 million

Coal generation in the EU ‘plummeted by 19% in first half of 2019’

New research shows use of the polluting fossil fuel to generate electricity has fallen in almost every coal-burning country across the region