Octopus Energy says Hola to Spanish energy market!

The company has acquired green energy startup Umeme and has committed to investing up to £60 million in its Spanish expansion

Green light for 21MW solar energy farm in Norfolk

The Burgate solar farm will generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of around 6,800 households annually

Enel to buy 527MW of hydro capacity for €1bn

The company will acquire the assets from the Italian renewable energy group ERG

US installed 26GW of new clean power in 2020

US wind, utility solar and battery storage power capacity has now topped 170GW, according to a new report

EU backs seven solar power plants in Spain with €54m financing

They will have a total capacity of 261MW and generate enough electricity to power around 121,300 Spanish homes

Energy transition may come from space!

IRENA and the European Space Agency will work together to develop a roadmap on the use of space data for the greening of the energy sector

EU approves €30.5bn French scheme to support renewable electricity production

Seven types of tenders for a total of 34GW of new renewable capacity will be supported between 2021 and 2026

Her Majesty’s pleasure – Queen exempt from renewable energy changes

The Queen’s lawyers have reportedly persuaded ministers to make the monarch the only person in Scotland to not have to implement certain changes for green energy, despite being one of the largest landowners in the country

‘World’s most powerful’ tidal turbine starts exporting clean electricity

The 74-metre ‘O2’ turbine is capable of generating enough electricity to meet the demand of around 2,000 UK homes annually

SSE Renewables and Siemens Gamesa forge green hydrogen partnership

They have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-locate hydrogen production facilities at two wind farms, from which hydrogen would be produced through the process of electrolysis, in Scotland and Ireland