SMS commits to becoming carbon-neutral by 2030

The smart meter installer will adopt renewable on-site generation and the use of EVs for its operations in the UK and Ireland

Moray East successfully installs first wind turbine in Moray Firth

In total it plans to put 100 9.5MW turbines into place at the site, following the completion of jacket installation in December

Enough wind power was curtailed in 2020 to power a million homes for a year

A new report suggests an additional 20GWh of battery storage could see the amount of wind power wasted annually reduced by up to 50%

Paving the way for businesses to start their net zero journey

Sean Langford from SmartestEnergy and Experienced Energy Solutions’ Craig Watson told ELN how sustainably-minded businesses can get started on going green

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Smarter Grid Solutions appointed to project to help free up grid capacity for clean power

The firm has been appointed Active Network Management partner for the innovative QUEST project, which is expected to save networks more than £250m

Siemens Gamesa lands first wind turbine order in Ethiopia

The energy giant will supply 29 3.4MW turbines to state-owned electricity company Ethiopian Electric Power for a new 100MW project

Government launches long-awaited Energy White Paper

The white paper expands on Boris Johnson’s recently announced Ten Point Plan and sets out the steps needed to cut emissions from industry, transport and buildings by 230 million metric tonnes

Nearly half a million US clean energy workers unemployed as COVID continues

The 446,000 workers make up around 13% of the total clean energy workforce, according to a new analysis of federal unemployment filings

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RIIO-2 price control: Energy Networks Association responds

David Smith, CEO of the ENA said: ‘Achieving net zero emissions requires sustained investment, innovation and a supportive and forward-looking regulatory regime’

Ofgem finalises RIIO-2 price control to direct £40m of funding into electricity network

Approximately £30bn will help establish a ‘stronger, greener and fairer GB energy system’, while more than £10m will be held on standby to pay for future green energy projects