Sweden’s biggest wind farm began producing power this month, and the region’s nuclear reactors are feeling the heat.
Renewable energy accounted for the lion's share of global power expansion last year, outstripping oil and gas growth by more more than double.
With the Government committing an apparent volte face on its renewable energy policy, the sector is now gearing up for what could be a whirlwind of activity when it comes to UK onshore wind developments.
News of thousands of wind turbine blades in the US being cut up and sent to landfill as the only practical means of disposal was reported recently.
Lekela has launched a 158.7 MW wind farm in Senegal and broken ground in Egypt at a 250 MW wind plant.
Africa Finance Corp. (AFC) will invest $63 million in a 63 MW wind project in Djibouti’s Ghoubet area, which should begin commercial operations in 2021.
Warren Buffett, long under pressure from activists to detail how climate change affects his businesses, used part of his annual letter to shareholders to highlight how wind power generated by a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. utility shows the company is reducing its reliance on fossil fuels.
A wind turbine’s blades can be longer than a Boeing 747 wing, so at the end of their lifespan they can’t just be hauled away. First, you need to saw through the lissome fiberglass using a diamond-encrusted industrial saw to create three pieces small enough to be strapped to a tractor-trailer.
Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s largest maker of wind turbines, has pledged to eliminate all waste in the production of its machines by 2040 as part of its drive to hit carbon neutrality by the start of the next decade.
A Swedish energy firm has lodged plans for a second onshore wind farm in the north-east.
As we enter a new decade, I’m sure I’m not alone in reflecting on matters that are personally important, together with major issues that impact on society, the environment and the economy.
Everyone agrees that 2020 will be a critical year for energy transition, but how will things really play out? In the run-up to Christmas, Calash and Candour put their heads together over a glass or two of crude and have come up with 12 ‘golden’ moments for the energy market in 2020, some of which are extremely long shots.
This weekend's windy weather set a new renewable power record - and saw some households paid to charge their electric cars to help balance the grid.
Here’s the latest indicator of how hungry investors are to profit from clean energy: BlackRock just raised $1 billion for wind, solar and battery-storage projects.
Wind farm opponents in Caithness have been dealt a double whammy in their long-time campaign to prevent their village being surrounded by hulking turbines.
The world is getting windier at the same time that developers are installing more turbines to generate electricity from breezes.
A wind farm developer has scaled back plans for a turbine extension in Moray following community feedback.
Proposals for a wind farm in East Sutherland have been submitted.
For the past 20-plus years I’ve watched the birth of offshore wind power in the North Sea, starting with small turbines planted in water so shallow that it seemed almost possible to wade out to them.
The answer to the renewable energy industry’s biggest challenge is emerging in the Australian outback.
With more offshore wind installations than any other country in the world and a number of pioneering projects, offshore wind represents a huge opportunity for Scotland and the north-east region.
With the Feed-in Tariff now closed to new applicants (from 1 April 2019), the Smart Export Guarantee currently under consultation with a government busy with the Brexit agenda, stubbornly high costs of entry to new entrants (such as high grid upgrade costs), the required rates of return for investors have not been reached and as a result there has been a noticeable slowdown in the roll-out of new renewables projects.
The 2017 Tory manifesto gave a generous nod in the direction of “the remote islands of Scotland”.
The operators of a far north wind farm which went live earlier this year are now ready to shell out the first tranche of cash from its community benefit fund.
Councillors are being recommended to object to a proposed 17-turbine wind farm near Inveraray in Argyll when its planning committee meets tomorrow.