UN: Solar leads $2.6tn global renewable energy investment

Solar power capacity will have risen to more than 26 times the 2009 level – from 25GW to an estimated 663GW – by the end of the year

New Jersey to establish WIND Institute Council

The state previously set a target for 3,500MW of offshore wind energy generation by 2030

Utility giants urge government to establish new onshore wind strategy

They say the renewable energy source is required to reach net zero emissions by 2050 at the least cost to households and businesses

Bristol businesses team up to power almost 3,000 homes with wind

Thrive Renewables and Bristol Energy will source 3.55MW of clean power from two onshore wind farms in Suffolk and Aberdeenshire

National Grid buys renewables developer in $100m deal

The acquisition of Geronimo Energy was made through the grid operator’s non-regulated unit, National Grid Ventures

Finnish fund targets 850MW of renewable energy capacity

It will invest in a diversified portfolio of ready-to-build utility-scale solar and wind projects in Europe and the US

CorPower Ocean and Simply Blue Energy hope to make waves in UK and Ireland

The companies aim to start producing and exporting wave power by 2024

Short Fuse Episode 45

Short Fuse episode featuring the latest energy news and insights.

Renewable energy firm RES boosts services portfolio to 5GW

It has announced the acqquisition of REG Power Management’s (RPM) asset management arm

EU backs Finnish power grid upgrade with €100m loan

The project will allow higher capacity of new renewable generation projects to be added to the grid