A well-designed combination of wind and solar power with energy stored in fuel cells and batteries could power the grid 99.9% of the time by 2030, according to new research.
After the disappointing progress of governments in Doha to take action against climate change, businesses are leading the way in adopting clean energy, according to a new report.
Energy giant E.ON has signed a joint venture agreement with Swedish forest and paper-based products firm SCA on wind power developments.
Energy company EDF Energy is reportedly delaying the investment decision on its plans for the Hinkley Point nuclear power station in Somerset, in southwest England.
UK Energy Minister John Hayes and Business and Enterprise Minister Michael Fallon have launched a new plan to revitalize the country’s nuclear industry.
Italian energy company Enel has dropped out of its plans to work with EDF on six nuclear power plants as costs at the Flamanville project in Normandy soar.
Despite widespread condemnation, the UK Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement yesterday opened up the way for a massive expansion of gas power.
November was a bumper month for wind generation in the UK but future investment in renewables could be hit by a delay to the borrowing capacity of the government’s Green Investment Bank.
The WindMade organisation announced a new consumer label for goods and products made using renewable energy at the United Nations’ COP18 climate summit in Doha yesterday.
As the UK Chancellor George Osborne makes his Autumn Statement, a report by Cambridge Econometrics for WWF and Greenpeace indicates that investing in offshore wind rather than gas would boost GDP by £20 billion.