‘Russia could quadruple green energy by 2030’

Russia could nearly quadruple the share of renewables in its energy mix by the end of the next decade. That’s according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which says the country’s proportion of green power could rise from 3% in 2014 to more than 11% in 2030 if it properly […]

Support for renewable subsidies ‘hits 85%’

Around 85% of the UK general public support renewable energy subsidies. That’s according to a new survey from the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), which shows the same proportion of people also back subsidies for energy waste reduction projects. Although support is high for wind and solar, only 30% think gas and nuclear power should be subsidised and only 19% back financial support […]

Solar power station opens

One of the largest solar power stations in the country has officially opened in Dorest. Slepe Farm, near Poole can generate more than 500kWh per year enough to power 200 households. The site is unusual as it was built using local suppliers and has 1,780 PV panels managed by energy solutions company Anesco. It’s CEO […]