Renewables has been tipped as the energy source which the Scottish Government should look to prioritise in the future.
The French government is said to be willing to support a 10-year extension to the life of the country’s nuclear reactors.
NTR and Legal & General Capital have announced the successful and final close of its wind investment fund with the addition of a further €50million secured from the Strathclyde Pension Fund.
First Solar has won a contract to help power the Otjozondjupa Solar Park in Namibia.
A record £265billion was invested in renewables worldwide last year, more than the amount invested in new fossil fuel power plants, a report has said.
Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has ended years of Oscars disappointment as he was finally named best actor.
A 100 metre (330ft) high wind turbine is set to start generating power at the headquarters of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Construction of the turbine has been completed at the RSPB’s Lodge headquarters near Sandy, Bedfordshire, by energy company Ecotricity and is now expected to generate enough electricity to meet the annual needs of 450 homes. The turbine, which will save an estimated 800 tonnes of carbon emissions a year as it generates the equivalent of half the electricity the RSPB uses across its 127 sites, is part of moves by Europe’s largest nature conservation charity to make its operations greener.
Motorists considering buying an electric car have just one weekend left to make a purchase before Government subsidies are cut.
UK wind-energy production hit record levels during the final quarter of 2015, new figures show.
Orkney’s European Marine Energy Centre (Emec) is seeking ideas for what to do with its Pelamis wave-energy device.
The UK now has more than a million “solar homes” that get electricity or hot water from the sun, the industry has said.
Global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power has connected its 80 megawatt Noupoort Wind Farm in South Africa’s Northern Cape is now connected to the Eskom grid and commissioning of wind turbines has commenced, one year since it reached financial close and started construction.
Statoil confirmed it was on the hunt for renewables firm to invest in.
Scottish and Canadian scientists have strengthened links on climate protection through Carbon Capture and Storage research
US electric power generators consumed 740 million tons of coal in 2015, fuelling about one-third of total electric power generation and accounting for 92% of all coal consumed in the country, according to a report from the Energy Information Administration.
Work on one of the biggest offshore wind farms in the world is set to begin after final funding for the project was secured.
Ministers have refused to give a cast-iron guarantee that a Government review into the value for money of tidal lagoon power will not sink plans for a world-first facility in Swansea Bay.
The head of Big Six giant Scottish Power became the latest energy boss to back Britain staying in the EU to help secure crucial gas supplies.
The Scottish solar industry has called on Holyrood to pave the way for an energy transformation in Scotland with the power of the sun playing a key role.
Gas to liquids specialist Velocys has begun an initial engineering study on the development of a new waste-to-liquids (WTL) project in the United Kingdom.
Orkney firm Scotrenewables Tidal Power (STP) has been awarded a £7.75million grant to advance the commercialisation of its floating tidal-energy technology, it was announced today.
British power producer Drax mothball its coal-fired power generation units as part of a strategy review triggered by competition from cheap gas and renewables.
Fuel cell technology company Ceres Power has completed a manufacturing scale-up project which will enable high volume production capability as it moves towards mass market commercialisation.
Wind turbine towers are set to reach heights of up to 170m with new construction techniques and materials, according to wind power engineering specialists K2 Management.
Renewable energy provider SkyPower has signed four power purchase agreements with the Indian state of Telangana to build and operate a total of 200MW of solar energy projects.