Octopus Renewables buys 16.8MW of new wind capacity in UK

The two sites, located in South Lanarkshire and Northamptonshire, generate electricity to supply more than 17,000 UK homes

Guest Blog: Michael Prager – Lessons from Lockdown: Embrace Sustainability

How to grasp the new normal by its horns and make it work for you.

‘Renewable energy can provide 12,000 jobs and £20bn of new investment to the UK’

That’s according to new statistics published by RenewableUK, which show that next year’s auctions for contracts to generate clean power could have a massive positive effect on the economy if the government takes steps to maximise the benefits available

2019 saw the sharpest increase in global solar energy output ever recorded

A new study shows the energy generated by solar infrastructure increased by 115GW from 2018 to 2019, with more new capacity installed than in any previous year

Yorkshire Water launches solar power framework tender

The water company expects the move will slash energy spending and save approximately 6,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions every year

Sharp completes ‘mega solar facility’ in Vietnam

The new plant has an output of approximately 45MW, with annual power generation capacity estimated at 76,373 MWh/year

Iceland and UNEP lend support to East Africa to harness geothermal power

It is estimated East Africa could generate 20GW of electricity from geothermal energy

Solar Steel gives Japan solar boost of 94MW

The three solar PV plants are expected to generate enough clean energy to power 47,600 homes in Japan

Scottish Goverment injects £5.5m into renewables and low carbon heating projects

Communities which struggle to maintain the security of their energy supply and businesses which seek renewable-fuelled growth will be prioritised for the funding

Consortium plans Europe’s first commercial plant for hydrogen-based renewable aviation fuel

The ‘Power-to-Liquid’ facility in Norway could help cut carbon dioxide emissions by 250,000 tonnes annually