An insight into Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)

A PPA is a contract between a generator and a third party which allows you to sell any excess power you don’t use.

Britain smashes record with grid flexibility up 45% on previous year

A total of 1.6GW has been contracted by national electricity distribution networks this year to date, freeing up this volume of capacity on the networks during peak periods of demand

Synchronous condensers are key to enabling renewable growth – but what are they?

We spoke to Kristina Carlquist, General Manager within ABB’s Synchronous Condensers unit, to find out

‘UK’s solar sector will double by 2030 – but to hit net zero it needs to triple’

The industry body claims 40GW of solar capacity must be in place by 2030 if the UK is to remain on target to reach net zero by 2050

IEA: ‘Recovery in clean energy spending not enough to reach net zero’

The organisation has warned the gap between current investment trends and the required spending on climate mitigation is ‘a critical fault line in the clean energy transition’

Partnership makes waves for tidal energy on Isle of Wight

A new partnership between PTEC and Orbital could bring the Isle of Wight one step closer to producing tidal energy

Giza and juwi strike gold with solar farm contracts in Egypt

The companies will build a solar farm and battery energy storage system at the Sukari Gold Mine, reducing carbon emissions by more than 60,000 tonnes per year

‘Three times as much investment in renewables than in fossil fuels over last decade’

That is according to a report by Imperial Business School and the IEA, which suggests a better risk/return profile for clean energy over fossil fuels

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