U.K. Government Announces 2050 Carbon Neutrality Ambition

Leaving with a last hurrah, Brexit casualty prime minister Theresa May has announced a statutory instrument to amend the [...]

UK Government Committee Backs Net-Zero Climate Goal for 2050

Renewable energy players cheered a government-sponsored report recommending the U.K. set a date of 2050 for achieving net-zero carbon [...]

Wales’ 100% Renewable Energy Challenge

The report urges ministers to announce an immediate 12-18 month "low carbon economic stimulus", funded either through its block [...]

UK to Get 30% of Electricity From Offshore Wind by 2030

“This deal will mean for the first time in U.K. history there will be more electricity from renewables than [...]

Scottish Power to Invest in Solar Energy for the First Time

Big six firm to focus exclusively on renewables, adding solar power to its windfarms Scottish Power, one of Britain’s [...]

World’s Largest Windfarm Opens Off Cumbria Coast

The world’s largest offshore windfarm, capable of supplying enough green energy to power around 600,000 homes, has opened off the [...]

Solar Broke Records All Over Europe This Summer

And more could be broken next year as deployment picks up. This year saw new solar output highs across [...]

UK: 50% Renewable Power at No Added Cost: National Infrastructure Commission Backs 2030 Power Mix

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has stressed that the UK could meet half its power demand from renewables by [...]

Wind Power Overtakes Nuclear Energy in UK for First Time Over Last Three Months

Record comes as MPs warn of ‘dramatic and worrying collapse’ in clean energy investment Windfarms provided more electricity than Britain’s nuclear [...]

Electric Cars: Charge Points Could be Requirement in New Build Homes

New homes in suburban England would need to be fitted with electric car charging points under a government proposal [...]