UK fares poorly in power system flexibility rankings

A new report published by the Association for Renewable Energy & Clean Technology says this risks delaying the transition to a greener future energy system

RWE inks solar plus storage PPA with Georgia Power

It will supply electricity from its 195.5MW Broken Spoke Solar plant, coupled with a 40MW battery storage unit

Solar and onshore wind ‘reach parity with many global wholesale prices’

Bloomberg New Energy Finance says renewable energy sources can now generate electricity at a cost equal to or lower than wholesale prices in California and parts of Europe

Guest Blog: Stuart Reid – The road to decarbonisation – what steps should businesses be taking now?

Since the government announced it is legislating to hit net zero carbon emissions by 2050, ‘decarbonisation’ has become one of the words of the moment.

Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) to replace Feed-In-Tariff (FiT) Payments

Following the closure of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme to new applicants in March 2019, the government has acknowledged that small-scale renewable energy generators need to be paid for the electricity that they export to the grid.

Mining giant BHP swaps coal power for renewables

The plan is expected to displace three million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year from 2022

Development banks ‘cutting renewable investment despite climate crisis’

Christian Aid says institutions such as the World Bank are not in line with the Paris Agreement goal of keeping global heating to 1.5°C

UK renewables generate more power than fossil fuels for entire quarter

A new report from Carbon Brief notes this is the first time this has happened in the history of the UK’s energy sector

UK Government approves Drax gas conversion plans in Yorkshire

Once developed, 1.8GW of capacity would be available from October 2023

Shell buys 20% stake in Indian solar energy company

Orb Energy provides small and medium sized companies with financing to invest in solar power projects