Ørsted and Maersk Supply Service to test offshore charging buoy to slash vessel emissions

The mooring point will power wind farm service vessels with renewable energy and enable them to use auxiliary devices with the engines off

Almost 81% of oil and gas workers ‘would consider a job outside the industry’

More than half of these workers would be interested in working in renewables and offshore wind, according to a report

Octopus Energy nets Silicon Valley-based startup

The $5m deal will allow the company to introduce its cloud-based smart grid platform to US customers

Crown Estate greenlights 2.8GW of UK offshore wind extension leases

Developers will now focus on environmental assessments and surveys prior to seeking planning consent and securing connections to the grid

Siemens to develop CO2-free hydrogen production plant in Germany

With a power intake of 6MW in the initial development phase, the plant will be built in the Wunsiedel Energy Park in northern Bavaria and run solely on renewable energy

Renewables ‘secure 44% share of UK electricity mix’ in second quarter of 2020

This is the second-highest share ever recorded in the published data, according to a BEIS report

Netherlands and Portugal strengthen their ties for green hydrogen transportation

The agreement will see green hydrogen being transported from a new project in Sines, Portugal to the port of Rotterdam, Netherlands

Plans for interconnection of British and Dutch offshore wind farms move forward

An interconnector will connect up to 4GW of British and Dutch offshore wind, providing an additional 2GW of capacity between the countries

Iberdrola announces new unit dedicated to green hydrogen

The company has joined the technological challenge of producing and supplying hydrogen from clean energy sources, using 100% renewable electricity in its electrolysis process

INEOS signs 10-year offshore wind power deal with ENGIE

It is claimed to be the largest-ever industrial wind power purchase contract in Belgium