SSE Renewables renames two of the largest offshore wind farms in development in Scotland

The two projects are to be renamed to Berwick Bank wind farm and Marr Bank wind farm

Vestas receives order for 166MW of wind projects in Poland

With this addition, the wind manufacturing company has surpassed 1GW of onshore wind energy projects in the country

‘World’s largest’ airport-based solar farm is ready to take off in Canada

The project is expected to have an annual energy production of 200,000MWh, which will result in an annual offset of 106,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide

Offshore wind ‘will prove critical for Europe to hit its 2050 targets’

Politicians from across the continent have stated a new European offshore wind framework is needed to help overcome the barriers presented during the deployment of joint and hybrid projects between countries

New deal marks the birth of offshore wind in Poland

The country doesn’t yet have any offshore wind farms but officials have set out a plan to make it the largest operator of offshore wind in the Baltic Sea by 2050

Global wind and solar generation smash new record, doubling since 2013

Europe generated almost 18% of its electricity by wind and solar last year, while China, India and the US were all above the global average of 8%, according to a new report

Statkraft launches new partnership for grid stability without CO2 emissions

The partnership will see the deployment of rotating stabiliser technology, which will provide grid stability services without CO2 emissions

Planning permission granted for huge solar farm – the size of 132 football pitches – in Swindon

The project is expected to provide enough clean energy for approximately 18% of all homes in the borough

Germany passes ‘coal-exit’ law to phase out fossil fuels by 2038

German lawmakers have voted a roadmap for the coal-free era in the country, which includes abandoning nuclear power by 2022

ENGIE strikes deal to sell 49% equity stake of US renewables portfolio

The assets include 1.8GW of onshore wind and 500MW of solar photovoltaic projects