Sunflower-influenced solar panels ‘could harvest 400% more energy’

Researchers have developed ‘SUNbots’, which feature innovative ‘stems’ able to point solar panels directly towards light sources

Tsunami-hit Fukushima to become renewable energy hub

The region, which was the site of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear accident, could become home to 11 solar power plants and 10 wind power plants

ENGIE Africa completes Egypt’s largest wind farm 45 days early

The 262.5MW Ras Ghareb wind farm is now fully connected to the grid and is ready for commercial operation

Work restarts on waste-to-biogas plant in Swindon

The facility will convert 8,000 tonnes per year of household waste into 2.2 million cubic metres of natural gas

Minesto announces rights issue share sale

The move aims to raise capital to enable Minesto to accelerate the commercialisation of its technology and expand to large-scale operations

Picture of the European Union flag on solar panels and a wind turbine
Renewable energy ‘will supply 53% of Europe’s power by 2030’

That’s the forecast from Wood Mackenzie, which suggests most countries across the region are on track to deliver on their individual National Energy and Climate Plans

Australia
Australia’s National Electricity Market breaks 50% renewable milestone

The market, which is Australia’s main grid, saw clean power make up half of all electricity produced during one trading period for the first time on Wednesday

Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund hits £1.1m milestone

As part of the community engagement programme for Ørsted’s Hornsea One and Race Bank offshore wind farms, the fund supports local projects across Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

Kwasi Kwarteng: Labour’s green promises ‘aren’t credible’

The Energy Minister was the headline speaker for this year’s Energy Live Expo at the QEII Centre in Westminster

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult launches new floating wind centre

The multi-million pound Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence will work to reduce the cost of energy from the technology