Hydroelectricity gets German trains on track

German railway operator Deutsche Bahn has signed a procurement deal for hydroelectric power from Norway

RWE to set up airborne wind energy test site in Ireland

Airborne wind energy systems harness the strong and steady winds at altitudes greater than several hundred metres and with reduced infrastructure costs

Green light for ‘world’s first energy island’ in North Sea

The plant is forecast to cover the energy consumption of ten million households

New tariff on the block: Shell launches solar storage deal

With the new tariff, households with solar panels and battery storage could see reductions in the energy bills up to £150

UK households paid to use electricity during Covid-19 lockdown

This happened as a surge in renewable generation on the weekend coincided with low demand caused by the coronavirus lockdown

UK water industry pledges to reach net zero by 2030

Water suppliers have increased their own renewable electricity generation by 40% since 2011

ScottishPower launches 100% green energy tariff

It is the first integrated energy company in the UK to shift entirely to wind generation

Spain’s Iberdrola enters Irish energy supply market

It also plans to invest more than €100m in renewable energy and storage projects by 2025

South Korea ‘could go 100% green by 2050’

South Korea could go 100% renewable by 2050 if it stays committed to its green targets. That’s according to the WWF, who says transitioning to a clean energy system would offer a major opportunity for new jobs and economic growth, as well as significant environmental benefits. Renewable energy currently accounts for just 2% of the country’s […]