UK awards £50m for clean energy projects in Africa

Winning projects include solar farms in Kenya, geothermal power stations in Ethiopia and battery storage across sub-Saharan Africa

Iberdrola completes ‘largest’ solar power plant in Europe

The Núñez de Balboa plant in Spain consists of 1.4m solar panels, with a total capacity of 500MW

Wind and solar power to dominate new US electricity capacity in 2020

The renewable energy sources are forecast to represent almost 76% of new capacity additions

Masdar inks deal to develop 220MW solar plant in Azerbaijan

The project supports Azerbaijan’s target of producing 30% of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources by 2030

Wind and solar infrastructure
New $105m funding approved for renewable energy projects across eight nations

Projects include the installation of 20 biogas digesters which will convert organic waste into energy in Nepal and an 8MW solar and wind hybrid power plant in Antigua and Barbuda

National Grid pension scheme awards £185m renewables mandate to Octopus

Investments will be made in solar and onshore wind assets across the UK

UK solar firm secures £47.6m for major projects in Spain

The subsidy-free plants will together generate enough electricity to power more than a quarter of a million homes every year

UK must double low carbon generation in the 2020s to meet climate targets

New analysis by Carbon Brief suggests the amount of electricity generated by low carbon sources such as wind, solar, nuclear, hydro and biomass stalled in 2019

Foresight to provide subsidy-free solar power to EDF in Spain

The 50MW Guzman plant is scheduled to start operating in the first quarter of 2020

EU bank backs nine solar power plants in Spain with €66m funding

They will have a total capacity of 436MW and are expected to create up to 700 new jobs during the implementation phase