Spanish utility Naturgy to invest $1.8bn to enter the US renewable energy market

The company aims to reach an operational solar capacity of 1.6GW by 2025

Global power consumption ‘to almost double by 2050’

A new report predicts half of global power generation will come from renewables by 2035

Solar and wind to make up almost 70% of new US utility-scale capacity in 2021

An estimated 15.4GW of utility-scale solar capacity is forecast to be added to the grid in the new year, surpassing the 12GW increase in 2020

E.ON announces acquisition of 49% stake in Midlands-based solar PV provider

Eco2Solar has installed panels on thousands of new homes and commercial buildings across the UK

India lays foundation of the ‘country’s largest’ renewable energy park

The 30GW park spreads across 70,000 hectares of land, equivalent to the size of Singapore

US invests $45m in advanced solar technologies research

It is also supporting the creation of a consortium dedicated to developing control technologies for a modernised electric grid

Global wind and solar capacity to ‘surpass that of gas by 2023’

Global investment in renewables will bounce back in 2021, rising 8.5% to $255 billion, according to a new report

Scottish Water to install £2m solar and storage facility at wastewater plant

The renewable energy generated is forecast to provide around a quarter of the electricity needed to treat water at site

Not a baaa-d idea… trial launches to test impact of sheep grazing on solar farm

The project aims to investigate the impact of sheep around solar panels and the benefits of dual-use of land

US startup unveils solar-powered EV that ‘needs no charging’ for most daily use

The vehicle integrates a solar system, which offers it a range of 45 miles per day