Gas and coal prices in GB market ‘rise to their highest ever levels’

Prices soared to all-time highs in the first quarter this year following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, new report shows

Australia announces $100m fund to support grid-scale batteries

Funding will be provided to new battery energy storage projects of 70MW or larger capacity that are equipped with advanced inverters to support the grid

Renewable electricity capacity to increase by 60% in the next five years, IEA predicts

Renewable power installations are forecast to break a record this year, according to IEA’s new report

EU bank announces its first sustainability-linked loan of €600m

The loan agreement is linked to Enel’s ability to achieve its target for direct greenhouse gas emissions for 2023

US Government provides $160m for advanced nuclear reactors demonstration

Both reactor designs are expected to be operational within the next seven years

Ofgem says seven suppliers owe £34m in RO and FiT fees

If these suppliers fail to pay they may be at risk of losing their licences, the energy regulator says

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Deep sea wind power ‘offers triple that found onshore’

Wind energy over deep oceans could offer three times as much power as is available from onshore projects of the same size. That’s according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), which suggests there is so much wind energy potential over oceans it could theoretically be used to generate […]

UK’s clean generation hits record levels in Q1 2017

Renewable electricity generation in the UK hit a record 24.8TWh in the first quarter of this year, up 5.1% from the same period a year earlier. That’s according to a new report published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), which tracks energy trends and prices as they change quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year. The […]

Largest US firms going green and saving cash

The largest US firms are going green while improving their bottom lines and decarbonising the power sector. That’s one of the key findings outlined in a new report from Calvert, CDP, Ceres and the WWF, which evaluates clean electricity and energy efficiency efforts based on data publicly provided by Fortune 500 companies. In 2016, nearly […]