Renewables generated more than 40% of Britain's power in the first three months of the year - overtaking fossil fuels for the first time, analysis shows.
Growth in low carbon power generation stalled in the UK last year, after doubling in the decade since 2010, analysis suggests.
Variable renewables now account for over 30% of total global installed power generation capacity and 23% of total global electricity production. Wind and solar PV have witnessed an explosive annual growth of 23% and 50% respectively in the past ten years.
The amount of electricity generated from coal in the UK has fallen to zero several times in the past week, grid data shows.
Independent power producer Rame Energy has signed a number of commercial agreements and a contract to sell two existing Chilean projects under development to InterEnergy Holdings.
DNV GL has appointed Ditlev Engel as the new chief executive of its energy business.
The world's nations must adapt to new technologies to ensure sustainability and supply security as the world moves to low-carbon power generation, according to the International Energy Agency.
The owner of energy provider npower has revealed it will slump into the red after taking a 2.1 billion euro (£1.6 billion) hit on its UK and German power stations.
E.ON and partner Haci Omer Sabanci are said to be in talks with Chinese investors to sell a stake in Turkey’s biggest private energy company to improve its debt and equity balance.
European power markets are experiencing ongoing supply-side changes as a large volume of conventional generation capacity is closing.
Power station operator Drax Group said trading in its market has remained challenging although expectations for 2015 remain unchanged.
The announcement that the UK is phasing out coal has been widely welcomed, but plans to shift to gas power have been described as an alcoholic swapping one type of drink for another.
Technology group Intelligent Energy has reported that strong revenue growth is expected to continue through the second-half of the year.
A Scottish company has developed a low-cost, buoy-based autonomous oil production system that is to be deployed in the North Sea on former Hess-operated assets.
An all-girl team of S3 pupils from Alness Academy on the Cromarty Firth have been crowned UK Young Engineers Club of the Year 2012.
The Scottish Government has been criticised by NFU Scotland for not yet delivering a promised renewable energy strategy for the agricultural industry.
MARINE developers have a major question on their hands - how to reduce the cost of power generation while increasing yield.
As this column was being written, world leaders were meeting in Copenhagen to try to agree targets for reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions.
THE Shell GameChanger Innovation Fair took place at the AECC recently, attracting much interest from a host of would-be innovators and developers.
Taqa - in Arabic, it means energy - burst on to the North Sea stage less that two years ago, and it was only launched in 2005 as a joint-stock company in Abu Dhabi and 51% owned by the government-owned Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA).
Abu Dhabi National Energy Co (Taqa) is planning to invest £750million to make more acquisitions and boost oil output from its UK North Sea operations, its chief executive said yesterday.
THE International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has called on the offshore industry to report all incidents involving dynamic positioning (DP) station-keeping as part of a wider drive to enhance ship-related safety.