National Grid pension scheme awards £185m renewables mandate to Octopus

Investments will be made in solar and onshore wind assets across the UK

Vattenfall to install its ‘most powerful turbines’ at 77MW wind farm in Scotland

The Swedish energy company has submitted plans for the project

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Plans submitted for 38MW wind farm on the Isle of Skye

The Ben Sca Wind Farm would consist of nine turbines, capable of generating enough electricity to power around 34,500 homes

UK solar firm secures £47.6m for major projects in Spain

The subsidy-free plants will together generate enough electricity to power more than a quarter of a million homes every year

UK must double low carbon generation in the 2020s to meet climate targets

New analysis by Carbon Brief suggests the amount of electricity generated by low carbon sources such as wind, solar, nuclear, hydro and biomass stalled in 2019

Equinor ups its stake in Scatec Solar to 15.2%

The Norwegian energy firm recently invested £64mto buy an additional 6.5m shares in the solar firm

Greencoat UK buys two Scottish wind farms in £104m deal

The Windy Rig and Twentyshilling wind farms will have a capacity of 43.2MW and 37.8MW respectively

IEA: Global coal demand to remain stable up to 2024

A fall in coal consumption in Europe and the US is forecast to be offset by growth in a number of key economies in Asia

Vestas wins turbine supply order for wind farms in Poland

The contract with Akuo Energy includes the installation and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 15-year service agreement

EU bank backs nine solar power plants in Spain with €66m funding

They will have a total capacity of 436MW and are expected to create up to 700 new jobs during the implementation phase