Wooden wind turbine towers project bags €6.5m EU grant

The funding will support the construction of the first commercial wooden turbine tower

EU member states call for urgent 2030 climate plan ahead of COP26

The letter, addressed to the EU’s Climate Chief, Frans Timmermans, says discussions between member countries on the EU’s final 2030 target need to begin in June by the latest

UK not on track to meet renewable energy targets

The UK is not on track to meet its renewable energy targets, according to a new report. In 2013, the nation’s share of renewable energy stood at 5.1%, lagging behind its 2020 goal of 15%. However, the UK Government claims the country is on track to meet the interim target of 5.4% for 2013/14 by […]

Companies wary of Energy Bill

A group of energy companies has written to Energy Secretary Ed Davey warning him that the Government’s proposed Energy Bill is “flawed.” The consortium, led by SSE, is “concerned” about proposals expected in the forthcoming draft Bill set to change the support framework for low carbon technologies to ‘Contracts for Difference’ (CfD). DECC’s White Paper […]