New £2m UK-China offshore wind research centre open

It will support market entry for UK businesses in China and provide commercial support for Chinese offshore wind developers

Guest Blog: Richard Burrell – The Biomass Trilemma: threat or opportunity?

So, what is the Biomass Trilemma? Put simply there are three key issues at play: the policy landscape, air quality and the importance of heat decarbonisation.

UK funds project supporting emerging offshore wind markets

It is providing a £20m grant for the World Bank programme in co-operation with the Global Wind Energy Council

Offshore Wind Sector deal targets 33% women in workforce by 2030

The government has also set a target to triple the number of highly-skilled jobs in the industry

New inquiry into future investments in UK energy infrastructure

It comes amid recent decisions by Hitachi and Toshiba to halt new nuclear projects and concerns over how the gap for low carbon power can be filled

EU approves RWE’s buyout of E.ON’s power generation assets

The acquisition is part of a complex asset swap deal between the two companies

Wind energy: 12 EU nations ‘failed to install a single turbine’ last year

Latest figures suggest the amount of capacity additions dropped to its lowest level since 2011

Green funding
Cut-rate financing ‘could significantly speed up decarbonisation’

A new report claims low interest loans can be used to slow the rate of emissions growth in developing nations

Equinor to pursue floating wind projects in South Korea

It has partnered with Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) to jointly explore opportunities

Wind and solar infrastructure
Could US wind, solar and battery plant be the holy trinity of renewables?

A new facility will combine 300MW of wind generation, 50MW of solar power and 30MW of battery storage