EU approves Ireland’s new renewable aid scheme

The Irish Government intends to introduce the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) for green power production from sources including solar and wind farms

New partnership targets 138MW of onshore wind farms in India

The first project to be built is the 38MW Balenahalli development, which will generate clean electricity to power more than 145,000 people

Government changes legislation to encourage larger battery storage projects

The change will enable storage projects above 50MW to be developed in England, while batteries larger than 350MW will be given the go-ahead in Wales

Vestas secures 76MW turbine supply order for two Japanese wind farms

The order includes a long-term management and service agreement for both farms

ScottishPower to add 165MW of new wind power capacity to Central Scotland

The energy company will develop two wind farms in South Lanarkshire, with the potential to power 100,000 Scottish homes with clean energy

Tata Power completes sale of South African JV Cynnergi

Exxaro now fully owns two of Cynnergi’s wind farms in South Africa

ScottishPower launches 100% green energy tariff

It is the first integrated energy company in the UK to shift entirely to wind generation

EU bank lends €64m to support wind farms in Poland

The three wind projects will have a total installed capacity of up to 97MW

National Grid launches €500m green bond

The funds could be used to support the connection infrastructure of wind farms to the grid and boost efficiency to help reduce electricity losses

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