Government urged to update 2030 renewable energy targets

Trade association RenewableUK calls for a 30GW onshore wind target by the end of the decade

UK wind power breaks new record on Bank Holiday

Wind farms generated a new high of 17.6GW providing almost half of Britain’s electricity on Monday afternoon

UK renewable energy generation in 2020 ‘outpaced fossil fuels for first year ever’

Through last year, renewables provided 42.9% of the UK’s electricity while fossil fuels generated 38.5%

Industry responds to Chancellor’s new Budget

Rishi Sunak has opened his red box – but what does the energy industry think?

Resident wins his bid to stop Vattenfall’s Norfolk wind farm

High Court blocks Vattenfall’s 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm

Petition for wind turbine emoji scrapped

A similarity to windmills is claimed to be the reason for the decision

Battery storage
UK battery storage pipeline surpasses 16GW

Nearly 1.1GW of battery storage capacity is currently operational compared to 0.7GW in December 2019, according to RenewableUK

RenewableUK appoints Siemens executive as new CEO

Dan McGrail helped the manufacturing giant seal a £310 million deal for the blade factory in Hull

UK’s total onshore wind capacity ‘could reach 30GW by 2030’

RenewableUK expects the most significant increases in onshore wind deployments to take place from 2025 onwards

Global total offshore wind capacity ‘soars by almost 50% this year’

The UK retains its top spot in the global list with a total pipeline of 41.3GW, up 12% since January, according to the new report by RenewableUK