Australia is set to add a record amount of renewable power in 2020, driven by growing corporate demand for clean electricity and to fill generation gaps created by the retirement of aging coal-fired plants.
UK energy giant SSE has confirmed it will complete the £500 million sale of its energy services arm to Ovo Energy today, clearing the way for the firm to focus on its renewable energy portfolio.
Jim Smith, Managing Director of SSE Renewables, calls on the UK Government to recognise the unique opportunity of COP26 and help shape the climate change fight.
The North Sea is known for adapting to change and this year has demonstrated an indication of resilience in the sector. Confidence has slowly returned to a market which has changed dramatically in the last five years.
Global energy demand has been rising inexorably for well over 30 years – from around 8 billion tonnes of oil equivalent in the early 1990s to nearly 14 billion tonnes of oil equivalent today. The rate of increase was 2-3% per annum until 2000 but accelerated to nearer 5% per annum since then as large populations in China and India got wealthier.
The Liberal Democrats have set out a £100 billion spending plan to tackle climate change.
Northern Ireland should become a world leader in renewable energy technology to help fix the climate, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said.
Energy firms risk misleading environmentally conscious customers with tariffs marked 100% renewable electricity, according to a Which? investigation.
Electricity from renewable energy generation in Scotland has reached record levels in the first quarter of 2019, new figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has shown.
Petrofac has been awarded work on a second platform at a windfarm in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
A new report has forecasted that Scotland’s marine economy will grow seven-fold to be worth £5billion by 2035 if it can successfully develop key industries.
The uncertainty surrounding Brexit has "slowed" UK offshore wind investment, according to analysis by Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac).
The UK has dropped one place in the renewable energy attractiveness index due to Brexit, according to EY.
Renewables such as wind and solar generated almost a third of British power in the second quarter of the year, Government figures show.
Dutch-founded oil firm Vitol has announced a £177 million renewable energy fund aimed at generating investment in renewable energy assets in Europe.
The Offshore Marine Management (OMM) group has fired a Brexit warning shot across the bow of the UK government claiming the renewable energy industry could be "compromised" under the EU Withdrawal Bill.
RBS will no longer provide backing for projects that are at odds with the global transition to low carbon.
Saudi Arabia expects to start up to $7 billion of renewable energy projects this year, with solar plants leading the way.
As global energy companies look at how to use renewable energy sources there is no doubt that more appointments, like that of group managing director Tony Frencham, will become more commonplace.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the city will open two bidding auctions in 2018 and 2019 to develop offshore wind power in a bid to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Scotland must continue to build on the success of its renewable energy industry in the new year, campaigners and industry groups have said.
The amount of power that can be generated from the Moray East Wind Farm is significantly more than quoted and 'very much a conservative estimate', according to a spokesman for the project.
Scottish renewable energy generation has seen a 19% rise between 2017 and the same period last year.
Add Canadian Solar Inc. to the growing list of panel manufacturers looking to ditch public markets and go private.
The former First Minister Alex Salmond said if the oil price soars, an oil fund should be set up so that the people, not big oil companies, see the benefit.