Renewable Energy

May 23, 2017

New Addition to Macron’s Cabinet Indicates Support for Renewables

A celebrity environmental campaigner, Nicolas Hulot, has been appointed as minister for energy and the environment in President Macron’s first…
April 19, 2017

First Subsidy-free Wind in Germany

Germany has held its first competitive auction for offshore wind projects, which resulted in an average bid price well below…
April 4, 2017
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Global Renewable Capacity Grows 8.7% in 2016

The latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that in 2016, global renewable capacity grew by 8.7%,…
February 13, 2017

Scotland Considers a 50% Renewable Energy Target by 2030

Scotland has announced plans for 50% of its energy requirement to be provided by renewables by 2030. Renewables already make…
January 16, 2017

Tidal Lagoon at Swansea Bay

A review of the future role of tidal lagoons in the UK has strongly backed a prototype lagoon in Swansea…
January 9, 2017

Outlook for Renewables is Uncertain

A study from the Green Alliance shows that investment in renewables could fall by 95% over the next three years…
November 8, 2016

UK Loses Ground in Renewables Index

European countries have seen an overall strengthening in their position in the latest report from Ernst & Young (EY), which…
November 3, 2016

Energy-intensive Industries Exemption

In line with the government-stated intention to reduce the impact of renewables policies for most Energy-intensive Industries (EIIs) and safeguard…
October 31, 2016

Transition to Renewables Accelerates

Two pieces of news last week highlighted the acceleration of renewables investment, driven by both climate change targets and a…