‘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

CCC Progress Report 2020 – The Heat Is On! More government action needed to hit climate targets

The Committee on Climate Change’s annual reports to Parliament might not sound like the most exciting reading, but this year’s report is more than usually important.

Vestas secures 76MW turbine supply order for two Japanese wind farms

The order includes a long-term management and service agreement for both farms

Iberdrola joins partnership to build Basque country’s ‘largest’ solar PV plant

The 100MW plant could triple the region’s solar generation capacity of 60MW and reduce 25,000 tonnes of CO2 annually

Vestas secures 48MW wind project in Vietnam

The manufacturer will supply, install and commission 12 turbines

Almost half UK’s electricity generation was from renewables in the first quarter

Quarterly renewables share has never previously exceeded 40% of total electricity generation, according to the BEIS report

US renewables provide 27% more electricity than coal

Renewables provided 21% of total electricity, coal 17% for the first four months of 2020

Substation works for Scotland’s Seagreen wind farm project get started

The Seagreen 1 project could power one million homes with clean energy annually and is said to be Scotland’s largest offshore project

Enel Green Power helps Russian windfarm spin into action

The wind farm could generate 320GWh of clean energy annually and offset more than 250,000 tonnes of CO2

Siemens Gamesa wind turbines
Siemens Gamesa to supply 100 turbines for offshore wind project in the UK

The wind farm once finished, could power more than 1.2 million homes with green energy