The UK Becomes Increasingly More Attractive For Renewable Energy Investors

Energy investment renewables

Since the UK Government’s decision to abandon its resistance to subsidising new onshore windfarms, investors in renewable energy have become more interested in the market. Lifting the block on financial support for onshore wind and solar projects and the return of the Contracts for Difference auctions has made the UK more attractive for renewable energy …

Committee On Climate Change Plus Over 200 UK Businesses Urge PM to deliver ‘Clean Recovery’

Committee On Climate Change

The UK Government’s advisory Committee on Climate Change has written to the Prime Minister urging him to focus on low-carbon work programmes after the Coronavirus lockdown as part of the drive to restart the economy and get people back to work. The committee believes that taking action to cut greenhouse gas emissions is “integral” to …

Two British Battery Firms Unite to Work on Developing the UK’s First Gigafactory

electric car

Battery developers AMTE Power and Britishvolt have agreed to work together to evaluate the potential for a multi-billion-pound battery facility that would solve the problem of how to feed the rapidly growing call for electric vehicles (EVs) and power storage projects. The UK may be on course to deliver its first ‘gigafactory’. Both firms have …

Multi-Billion Pound Wind Farms are on Track for Delivery

Scottish Wind Turbines

Britain’s biggest green energy companies want to help power a cleaner economic recovery after the Coronavirus pandemic. Companies across the North-East of England and Scotland are ready to deliver multi-billion-pound wind farm investments in order to achieve this. Scottish Power are planning to reopen Scotland’s oldest commercial wind farm as part of a £150m scheme …

Renewables Overtake Other Power Sources in the UK for the First Quarter of 2020

Renewable Energy - Claerwen Dam

According to a new report from industry analysts EnAppSys renewables accounted for more electricity than any other power source in the UK for the first quarter of 2020. Blustery winds propelled renewables generation to 45% of the entire electricity mix. In addition to this the nationwide lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic looks to have …