Google announces ‘biggest corporate purchase’ of renewable energy

The package consists of 1,600MW of agreements, including 18 new energy deals, which together will boost its worldwide portfolio of wind and solar power by more than 40%

E.ON granted approval for 54.4MW Scottish wind farm

The number of turbines to be installed has been reduced from 19 to 16

Trump says energy efficient light bulbs make him look ‘orange’

It was one of a series of claims the president made about efficiency, green energy and climate change

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

Wind, solar and storage combined in new €35m hybrid energy park

The project in the Netherlands will have a total capacity of 60MW, enough to deliver renewable energy to around 40,000 households

National Grid turns to AI for improved solar power forecasts

It worked with The Alan Turing Institute to develop the AI prediction methods that have so far helped deliver a 33% improvement in solar forecasting

Vladimir Putin claims wind turbines are harming birds and worms

The Russian President said there are “serious consequences of the application of these modern methods of obtaining energy”

German onshore wind ‘collapse’ jeopardises EU renewable energy goals

The country installed only 134MW of new onshore wind capacity in the first three months of 2019 – its worst first quarter since 2000

George Clooney blasts Trump and climate change deniers

The actor launches a spoof new charity called ‘United to Defeat Untruthful Misinformation and Support Science’ or UDUMASS in a video parody about educating ‘idiots’ on climate change

General Electric fined €52m over incorrect data in LM Wind takeover

The company initially said it did not have any offshore wind turbines with higher power output than 6MW, which was inaccurate