The “net zero economy” - from renewables and electric cars to green finance - grew 9% in 2023 to contribute £74 billion to the UK, a report has shown.
The Labour Party needs to find at least £8 billion ($10 billion) to deliver its green-investment plan, a new analysis shows, underscoring why UK opposition leader Keir Starmer may be mulling changes to the initiative.
Masdar head Al Ramahi said the Kyrgyzstan agreement marked a “new chapter for Masdar in our clean energy journey … we are glad to have the opportunity to bring the energy, passion and focus to hydropower that we have utilised for so many other renewable energy sources”.
The chief executive officer of Norwegian renewable energy company Statkraft has stepped down after 14 years in the position.
David Rodger, the former head of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) has joined renewable energy firm Statera Energy.
Ofgem has issued a fine of nearly £10 million to SSE Generation after an investigation found it solicited ‘excessive’ payments for reducing output from its Foyers hydro scheme.
The UK Government must do more to support pumped hydro storage projects, Humza Yousaf has said.
Argyll and Bute Council is objecting to a £500million proposal for a second power station at Cruachan Dam, Loch Awe.
Exploratory works for a long-awaited pumped hydro storage project have commenced at Loch Lochy in the Great Glen in the Scottish Highlands.
Drax says it has taken a “significant step forward” in plans to build the UK’s first new pumped storage hydro plant in almost 40 years, with the beginning of preliminary works at Cruachan this week.
Regulators approved a $4.5 billion transmission line that will deliver Canadian hydropower to New York City, a key component of the Empire State’s efforts to eliminate carbon from its power grid by 2040.
Ethiopia has begun generating power from its controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
TotalEnergies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Rwanda ahead of a final investment decision (FID) in Uganda tomorrow.
Masdar aims to be the world’s largest renewable energy company in the world, with a 100 GW target by 2030.
An unidentified group attacked workers at the Zungeru hydropower plant, in Nigeria’s Niger State, killing security guards and injuring workers.
A hydropower plant in Zimbabwe is taking the local utility to international arbitration over a dispute on what currency should be used in payments.
A new A$2 billion ($1.54 billion) Queensland Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Jobs Fund will be established to expand on the previous A$500 million Renewable Energy Fund in the Australian state.
A north landowner has thrown his support behind a controversial hydro scheme on the banks of Loch Ness after it was approved by Scottish Government ministers.
Ghana expects to complete talks with its independent power producers (IPPs) by the end of 2021, President Nana Akufo-Addo said during his State of the Nation Address (SONA).
Demand for LNG will continue rising, Shell expects, leading the company to warn of a supply shortage by the mid-decade.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $120 million loan for a 50 MW hydropower plant in western Tanzania.
The largest hydro project ever to be built in Scotland – which could deliver power to three million homes – has been given the green light by the Scottish Government.