Massachusetts governor sets out 2050 net zero commitment

Governor Charlie Baker made the announcement while delivering the 2020 State of the Commonwealth Address yesterday

EU bank lends €64m to support wind farms in Poland

The three wind projects will have a total installed capacity of up to 97MW

Iberdrola completes ‘largest’ solar power plant in Europe

The Núñez de Balboa plant in Spain consists of 1.4m solar panels, with a total capacity of 500MW

UKPN achieves certification for cutting carbon emissions

The power network operator has been recognised by the Carbon Trust for an absolute reduction of 6.6% carbon emissions since 2016/17

Microsoft commits to become ‘carbon negative’ by 2030

The tech giant aims to reduce, rather than just offset the carbon it emits and by 2050, it wants to remove ‘all the carbon’ it has emitted since it was founded in 1975

EDF Renewables plans 110MW wind farm in Wales

Garn Fach would be capable of generating enough electricity to power around 66,000 households a year

Rolls-Royce takes majority stake in energy storage company

The British multinational engineering firm’s interest has increased to 73.1%

Masdar inks deal to develop 220MW solar plant in Azerbaijan

The project supports Azerbaijan’s target of producing 30% of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources by 2030

Offshore wind energy giants form global ‘action coalition’

The international Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition will represent the offshore wind sector in the global dialogue on climate change

Wind and solar infrastructure
New $105m funding approved for renewable energy projects across eight nations

Projects include the installation of 20 biogas digesters which will convert organic waste into energy in Nepal and an 8MW solar and wind hybrid power plant in Antigua and Barbuda