UK generation mix moves increasingly toward renewables

Power generation from low carbon sources secured more than 60% share of the UK’s total energy mix

Council backs Local Electricity Bill

An electricity generator could soon become a local electricity supplier if the Bill gains wider support

UK greenlights 8GW of offshore wind after environmental review

Six offshore wind projects will enter an agreement or lease with The Crown Estate

IKEA’s owner injects €190m in Polish wind and solar

The group purchased a “ready-to-build” wind farm and solar park, located in north-western Poland

Heat batteries are brewing new green adventure for UK’s beers

A battery project that aims to decarbonise industrial processes reliant on high-temperature steam has secured £295,000 from BEIS

How could grass help the UK beat its energy security blues?

Ecotricity has begun construction of a green gas mill near Reading in Berkshire that will make gas from grass

Tokyo railway all powered by green energy

A Japanese railway company has ensured all its lines and operations are powered using renewable electricity – in a first for the country

Drax biomass power station ‘received £2m a day in public subsidies’

Drax earned £893 million in government subsidies for burning forest biomass last year, according to a report

Drax switches on biomass plant in Arkansas

It is the first of three pellet projects the company plans to build in the US state

SSE to expand its renewable energy output fivefold by 2030

The energy firm will raise its investment in low carbon infrastructure by 65%