Two-thirds of Scots in rural areas back onshore wind

Both solar power as well as wave and tidal also received backing from 83% of people

‘World’s tallest self-erecting turbine tower’ installed in Spain

It has been installed in under two weeks without the use of large cranes

EU approves three Danish renewable energy support schemes

They will back solar projects as well as onshore and offshore wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa wins order for Norway’s giant wind farm

It will provide 51 turbines for the Tonstad Wind Farm

Ørsted to buy US wind farm developer for $580m

The deal, subject to approval by competition authorities, is expected to close before the end of 2018

Europe ‘too dependent on UK’ for offshore wind installations

Latest figures reveal the nation installed 911MW out of a total 1.1GW of projects in the first half of 2018

‘Many MPs overestimate the level of opposition to onshore wind power’

A new report claims many are unaware of both the low cost and popularity of the technology

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