Two wind turbine developments in the Highlands have been rejected by Scottish ministers in a move approved by the John Muir Trust charity.
A leading renewables body has rejected claims made by a UK government report that there are not enough British firms in the offshore wind supply chain.
The amount of renewable power produced in 2017 could have powered Britain for the whole of 1958, a report shows.
An innovative Dutch artist aiming to show the beauty of clean energy has put on a light show using green lasers entitled “WINDLICHT”, which simply translates as: wind light.
The use of renewables for power, transport and heating accounted for almost 9% of UK energy consumption in 2016, official figures show.
Brazil is taking steps to promote new renewable-energy projects as the government seeks to reassure the industry that political turmoil won’t threaten current power policies.
A European tidal energy consortium has secured funding for the research and development of a potentially cost-cutting technology for tidal turbines.
Atlantis Resources has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ideol.
The Scottish Government has revealed its draft strategy for energy which sets out a vision for 2050 including up to £50million in funding for 13 projects across the country.
The cost of power from offshore wind farms has fallen by a third in five years, a report has shown.
Five Universities in the UK will launch a three-year project later this year which will use drone technology for the inspection of offshore wind turbines.
A last-ditch bid to cut the cost of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the only opportunity available, the economy minister has said.
A solar-powered purification system could provide remote communities in India with clean drinking water for the first time, researchers believe.
The first MHI Vestas wind turbine has started producing power at the Nobelwind offshore windfarm in the Belgian North Sea.
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Scotland’s “expertise in renewable energy” is in demand around the world, with businesses working in more than 40 countries, according to new research.
Jordon has made a renewables first for the Arab world, it was today said.
Shell said it is studying acquisitions in the green energy sector.
The Scottish Government should simplify support for innovation and create an innovation centre for renewable energy to help boost productivity, a Conservative MSP has said.
The European Commission (EC) has given the go-ahead for Greece's support mechanism for renewable electricity after saying it aligns with EU state aid rules.
Dong Energy said it plans to quit its oil and gas business to focus on offshore wind power.
Atlantis Resources looks set to have all four of its turbines installed and connected to the grid by the end of the year.
Dong Energy has said it may shed its oil and gas business as it looks to sharpen its efforts on wind power.
This past year has been extraordinary for renewable energy; the Ren21 Renewables 2016 Global Status Report shows the largest global capacity additions seen to date. As investment in solar, wind and hydro continues to increase and new technologies come to market, the industry’s service needs are rapidly changing. And, in an industry where the life cycle of a solution is critical, service is becoming an increasingly important part of operations.
The UK is now the world's largest offshore wind market accounting for more than 40% of the installed capacity, according to new research.