Greece awards contracts for 171MW of onshore wind energy

The nation plans to auction 2.6GW of renewable energy capacity by 2020

UK not on track to meet fourth and fifth carbon budgets

The nation’s climate advisers warn the public could face an ‘unnecessarily expensive deal’ unless action is taken now

New 57.4MW Welsh wind farm powers up

It is expected to generate enough electricity to power 38,800 average UK homes

Onshore wind ‘could deliver £1.6bn of savings to UK’

A new report suggests onshore costs are projected to fall below government forecasts for the wholesale electricity price from 2023

Remote island wind projects able to compete in renewable auction

Wind farms with a capacity of 5MW and more will be able to take part in the upcoming Contracts for Difference auction

New £540k Scottish hub to manage 5GW global renewable assets

It will oversee more than 175 renewable assets across the UK, Ireland, France and the US

Sweden starts building giant onshore wind farm

It is expected to generate enough green electricity to power 220,000 homes

E.ON to buy wind energy firm Vortex’s German projects

The transaction is subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities

Cumbrian Mear Moor wind farm now under community ownership

A Cumbrian wind farm is said to be the first in the UK to be transferred to community ownership from a commercial developer. More than 400 individuals raised £2.8 million in just two weeks to refinance the Mear Moor community wind farm. Energy Prospects, High Winds and Baywind bought the renewable project, with support from […]

EU wind power spending down 19% as costs fall

  Investments in new wind energy capacity in Europe fell to €22.3 billion (£19.8bn) last year. It was down 19% from 2016 as the sector saw reduced costs, according to the latest statistics from WindEurope. While offshore wind investments dropped by 60%, down to €7.5 billion (£6.7bn), onshore investments hit a record level of €14.8 […]