German 385MW offshore wind farm officially opened

The Arkona project is expected to generate enough electricity to power 400,000 households

Scottish venture capital firm sells onshore wind farms for £50m

It consists of 64 turbines, ranging from single-turbine sites to utility-scale projects

Ireland ‘not on course to meet 2020 emissions and renewable energy goals’

The International Energy Agency says the country’s overall energy system ‘remains heavily reliant on fossil fuels’

Is this new energy storage tech worth its salt?

Vattenfall is exploring how salt could be used to store renewable energy sources like solar and wind power

Amazon to deliver wind energy in Ireland, Sweden and US

The three winds farms are expected to produce 229MW of electricity for its data centres

Ireland awards €7m for energy efficiency in schools

The pilot scheme is targeting a 33% reduction in energy consumption

New York offers $30m for flexible power grid

It is seeking solutions that enable the integration of more clean energy resources to the grid as well as innovative data analytics

IEA and IRENA join forces for ‘secure and sustainable’ energy future

They intend to collaborate in areas including the exchange of statistics, policy analysis as well as joint training and events

Darlington’s UK Renewable Investments shut down by courts

The company failed to pay back millions of pounds to investors

Oxfordshire to trial £40m smart local energy grid project

It will explore the growth in local renewables, EVs, battery storage and demand side response and how a flexible system could help reduce costs for consumers