Low winds and ‘driest weather in 70 years’ hit SSE’s renewable generation

Output from SSE Renewables’ assets was down 32% between April and September, the company confirmed

Power up! World’s longest subsea power interconnector links UK and Norway

The 450-mile long cable will help reduce the burning of fossil fuels in the UK and avoid 23m tonnes of carbon emissions by 2030

How could AI save puffins?

Energy company SSE has partnered with Microsoft to monitor puffin numbers around the Scottish coastline

Major green energy infrastructure projects to power New York City

Combined, they will produce around 18m MWh of renewable energy per year, enough to power more than 2.5m homes

Mind the hydropower gap!

A 300GW hydropower gap ‘could undermine the fight against global warming’, according to a new report

RWE starts work on 117MWh battery storage facility in Germany

The system will be virtually coupled with the energy company’s run-of-river power stations, which will boost the capacity of the batteries by an additional 15%

Nepal’s ‘largest’ hydropower plant starts generating electricity

The first – 76MW – of six units of the 456MW facility is now connected to the national grid

Vodafone dials in 100% renewables for all its UK operations

The company has confirmed its entire business is now powered by electricity sourced from sources such as solar, wind and hydro

Around 25% of US electricity in April was green

Wind and solar accounted for nearly 13.9% of the US electrical generation in the first quarter of the year, according to a new report

New interconnector allows German wind and Norwegian hydro to be traded

The high-voltage direct current subsea connection has a capacity of 1.4GW – this corresponds to the output of almost one and a half conventional power plants