Indonesia has approved the subsea route for what could be the world’s first intercontinental power grid, connecting Australia to Singapore, with 24/7 renewable power. The official nod means Sun Cable’s ambitious project, that proposes the world’s largest solar farm, the world’s biggest battery, and the world's longest undersea cable, has moved a step closer to reality.
A record 260 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity was added globally last year, beating the previous best by almost half.
Nova Innovation has installed a fourth turbine at the “world’s first tidal array” in Bluemull Sound in Shetland.
The boss of one of Scotland's leading renewable developments has warned the country needs to be proactive if it’s going to maintain its places as a "world leader" in floating wind.
Shetland firms interested in securing work on a major wind farm project are being encouraged to register on a website used by large companies to publicise tenders.
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.