Octopus Renewables buys nine wind farms in €100m deal

It is acquiring the projects, which are a mix of operational and construction-ready facilities with a total capacity of 130MW, from global renewable energy company RES

E.ON inks PPA with RWE Renewables for wind power

The Big Six supplier is buying around 3TWh of power annually from wind farms operated by RWE

Tesco unveils plans for solar and wind farms

A total of five onshore wind farms and one solar farm will be developed, in addition to solar panels fitted to 187 Tesco stores in the UK

UK renewables generate more power than fossil fuels for entire quarter

A new report from Carbon Brief notes this is the first time this has happened in the history of the UK’s energy sector

Green Investment Group and BNEF partner to assess renewables’ climate benefits

A new tool will help developers and investors assess and compare the carbon impact of more than 60% of the world’s consented wind and solar projects

Tata Power to exit South African joint venture for $106m

Cennergi is a 50:50 joint venture between Exxaro Resources and Tata’s subsidiary Khopoli Investments and owns two wind farms in the country

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Ofgem gives green light for £260m Orkney electricity transmission link

The approval for SSEN to develop the 220MW power link is subject to conditions

New £10,000-prize offshore wind data hackathon open

The two-day event will centre around an industrial data-led challenge, with the aim of developing a prototype solution for use in wind farm operations

Energy giants join forces to tackle wind turbine blade erosion

They will share data from trials on wind farms around the world on how various protection systems for turbine blades perform in different operating environments

Europe’s land ‘could hold enough wind turbines to power world until 2050’

Researchers have identified every potentially feasible location of onshore wind energy in the region