Global clean energy investment has fallen to a three-year low, according to the latest analysis by Clean Energy pipeline.
After disappointing the green community with his keynote party conference speech this week, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has said that the environment is “absolutely central” to his vision for the UK.
Over forty organisations including manufacturers, developers, supply chain firms and research institutions are joining forces to exploit the “extraordinary” economic and investment opportunities offered by wind power in Europe’s northern seas.
Yet more trouble for Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas as it confirms that its former chief financial officer may have lost the company up to €18 million.
The UK government yesterday confirmed that small-scale renewables generators will still be eligible for support under the Renewables Obligation.
Plans for a 60 MW energy-from-waste generating station in Cheshire in the northwest of England has been given the go ahead by the UK government.
The UK government’s flagship Green Deal scheme to help homeowners improve the energy efficiency of their homes officially launched yesterday.
Energy generation from coal was up nearly 60% in the UK during the second quarter of the year, according to the latest statistics from the government, which also reveal a 6.5% boost in renewables generation.
The European Union’s wind capacity has reached 100 GW, according to the European Wind Energy Association, enough to power some 57 million homes.
The completion of Sheringham Shoal off the north coast of Norfolk has taken the UK’s operational offshore wind energy capacity to over 2.5 GW.