SSE has been fined £100,000 for overcharging at six of it’s power stations. Ofgem found the supplier demanded excessively high amounts to switch off it’s hydropower stations when the grid was unable to cope with their electricity. When there is ...Read More »
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A new 40MW solar farm has been approved in the surroundings of Hive Energy HQ which will allo...
According to the UN, in 2016, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity. Thanks to ...
An IT company has joined forces with a green technology firm to develop wind turbines that can attac...
By 2030 under plans published by the Scottish government, half of Scotland’s heat, transport a...
By 2030 the European Commission says that it plans to cut energy use across the bloc by 30%. This pr...
Siemens have been named as the ideal supplier to deliver turbines for an offshore windfarm in the UK. This will be the second phase of DONG Energy’s 330MW Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. Siemens will install its 7MW turbines at the ...Read More »
In 2013 the share of renewable sources in the European Union reached 15%, which is up 8.3% from 2004 according to new figures from Eurostat, the EU’s statistical office. The EU has set a target of 20% renewable sources to be ...Read More »
Ambitious plans have been pledged by the Liberal Democrats to insulate up to 10 million homes in the next 10 years. They have announced a new Green Homes bill to improve energy efficiency and renewable heat across the UK into ...Read More »
UK planning officials have accepted the 1.8 GW Hornsea 2 wind farm for examination. The 360- turbine project proposal, by SMart Wind is to be located 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast. It’s the second offshore wind farm proposal from ...Read More »
Rubbish collected from properties in Wales is to be exported overseas to be used to generate fuel. Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion County Councils have struck a deal worth £48 million with Potters Waste Management, under which non-recyclable waste will be exported ...Read More »
MPs tabled changes to a law which will let oil companies drill under peoples homes without permission, to prevent this from happening and put fracking on hold in the UK. The cross-party Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) argued against drilling from shale ...Read More »
Lancashire County Council have been advised by planning officers to refuse permission for fracking for shale gas at two sites in Lancashire. The report said bids for the sites at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood should be turned down ...Read More »
Scandinavian retailer IKEA said at an energy summit yesterday that renewable sources could benefit companies. The home furnishing giant pledged to use power exclusively from renewable energy sources from 2020. Steve Howard, Chief Sustainability Officer of IKEA Group said: “Investing ...Read More »
It has been claimed that the UK’s renewable energy sector is unlikely to meet it’s 2020 target. All member states of the EU have an obligation to increase their proportion of energy consumption from renewables to 20% by 2020. 14 ...Read More »