UK energy regulator Ofgem yesterday announced a major, £24.2 billion investment in the country’s electricity and gas networks over the next eight years.
UK-based solar energy company Solarcentury has been granted planning permission from the local council for a 6.3 MW solar park near Southampton in southern England.
The 175th and final turbine was installed on the £2 billion London Array yesterday, marking the end of construction of the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
Europe’s largest onshore wind farm in Romania is now fully operational, while the US is backing offshore wind with the launch of seven new projects.
The UK government yesterday outlined new rules to protect consumers’ privacy and security as smart meters are rolled out across the country over the next seven years.
The influential Committee on Climate Change has today warned that increased reliance on unabated gas generation could add £600 to the average household bill over the coming decades.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey has today given the go ahead for fracking of shale gas to restart in the UK.
Suntech, one of China’s largest producers of solar panels, is to supply 100 MW of its photovoltaic modules for two projects in South Africa.
Apple is making progress on its plans to run its new data centre in North Carolina on renewables.
The US Department of Energy is launching a new $29 million investment in four projects as part of its SunShot Initiative to reduce the costs of solar power.