Coal power
UK breaks coal-free record over Easter Weekend

The country went more than 90 continuous hours without needing to burn coal for electricity

Wind turbines
Number of ROCs issued in 2017/18 up 16.7% on previous year

That’s according to the latest statistical release from BEIS, which shows this equated to a 15% rise in generation

UK renewables
Renewables provided third of all UK power in 2018

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) says this is a new record for clean sources of electricity

Renewables vs fossil fuels
Local renewables in the US ‘make more financial sense than coal’

A new report suggests three-quarters of US coal-fired generation could be replaced with local wind or solar power at cheaper cost to the consumer

Wind and solar energy
Third of UK electricity came from renewables in Q3 2018

A new statistical release published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy shows this is a new record

Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland nears 40% clean energy target

The country saw 38.2% of its total power consumption supplied by renewables in 2018

Wind turbines
Vestas turbines gusted up to a 22% market share in 2018

The turbine manufacturer saw 10.1GW of its onshore turbines commissioned throughout the year

Hyundai
Hydrogen and Hyundai – a match made in heaven?

The ‘parts and service’ arm of the South Korean carmaker has installed a hydrogen-powered emergency generation system

US flag
US power sector cuts carbon intensity through 2018

A new report suggests this is due to cleaner electricity generation and energy efficiency improvements.

India’s Narendra Modi government rolls out the coal

Since coming to power in 2014, it has deployed 52 new coal mines