Wave
Backing for marine energy swells among MPs with wave of new support

A total of 91 MPs have signed a letter to Energy Minister Claire Perry calling for her to ensure the UK capitalises on its wealth of marine energy resources

Wind turbine
Ørsted to fund new wind infrastructure with green bonds

The wind energy developer says the finance round will help fund projects including the Hornsea Two project

Offshore wind
innogy allowed to step up maximum capacity of planned wind farm

The firm’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm has been granted a capacity increase from 1200MW to 1400MW

Dorset countryside
Contract worth €35m awarded to keep Dorset scenery cable-free

Nexans has been granted the work by Morgan Sindall Infrastructure, the main contractor for the Dorset visual impact provision project

Baby
Congratulations on your new baby… but don’t forget about the energy bill

A new study suggests a baby being born means a household’s energy bills are likely to rise by a third

Octopus Energy to supply clean power for Lime’s electric bicycles

The companies say they hope the partnership will help to provide environmentally-friendly transport options for London

New York
State of New York announces third annual renewable solicitation

It expects the project round to support approximately 1.5 million MWh of renewable electricity each year

Coal power
UK breaks coal-free record over Easter Weekend

The country went more than 90 continuous hours without needing to burn coal for electricity

LM Wind Power unveils ‘world’s biggest’ wind turbine blade

The firm claims it is the first time a blade longer than 100 metres has been constructed

Qatar’s second largest power plant fired up

The Umm Al Houl power station is expected to deliver almost a quarter of the country’s electricity