EU approves Italy’s €5.4bn support for renewable energy scheme

The Italian Government intends to introduce a new aid initiative that supports electricity production from sources such as solar and onshore wind

Floating island of 1,000 homes part of revived Swansea tidal lagoon plan

The Dragon Energy Island project would generate a combination of marine, solar and hydrogen energy

US to become world’s largest market for grid-connected energy storage

New research suggests solar combined with battery storage as well as peaking capacity requirements are driving increased procurement

Lightsource BP powers up 2.3MW subsidy-free solar farm

It will provide 30% of the annual electricity needs of NSG Group’s European Technical Centre in Lancashire

Labour plans to take National Grid into public ownership

The grid operator says this is the ‘last thing’ that’s needed and would delay the progress towards the green energy transition

UK injects £52m into solar power plant in Kenya

It will provide clean electricity to the Malindi region in South East Kenya, which currently struggles with regular power shortages

Toshiba explores peer-to-peer energy trading with Japanese utility

They will look at different models involving technologies such as solar power, battery storage and blockchain

Spain’s Aena lands €86m for energy efficient airports

The improvements are expected to help reduce emissions by 30% in total

EDF Energy to help Anesco generate revenues from solar and storage assets

The energy supplier is providing the storage company with a guaranteed minimum revenue

Australian Antarctic research station warms up to solar energy

The solar system will provide 10% of the total yearly demand of the Casey research station