It is a fact of life that if you want to achieve net zero you need the technology that can make it happen. You can play around with what you think are smart economic wheezes such as contracts for difference and carbon tax but if you don’t have the technology to enable you to stop burning hydrocarbons then ultimately, they’re of no benefit whatsoever.
At the start of last month, Scotland’s Just Transition Commission generated domestic headlines after criticising the Scottish Government’s handling of the BiFab crisis.
The Red Sea Development Co. (TRSDC) has contracted ACWA Power to provide renewable energy to the tourist site.
In the “business-as-usual” version of 2020, global leaders should have been gathering this week in Glasgow for the most important meeting on climate since the Paris Agreement five years ago.
Very few offshore wind turbines have so far been decommissioned anywhere -- and little significant activity is expected on that front until the end of the current decade.
The bulk of a multi-million pound wind farm community fund has gone to help the Covid-19 response in Grampian and the Highlands and Islands, a new report shows.
Latin America is emerging as a green powerhouse, with some of the strongest renewable capacity growth expected globally in the coming years.
For the first time ever, solar and wind made up the majority of the world’s new power generation -- marking a seismic shift in how nations get their electricity.
Final plans have been submitted for a proposed new wind farm on the northern isles of Shetland.
Italian engineering and construction firm Saipem has won a contract to install turbine foundations for the Seagreen wind farm, off the coast of Angus.
The media and scientific papers are awash with reports on the transition to net zero energy supply options – hydrogen, CCUS, solar, wind, tide etc.
Survivex will start running wind industry safety training courses after making a £100,000 investment in its base in Aberdeen.
More than 11,000 people have signed up to take part in a virtual lobbying of MPs to call for a green-focused recovery to the coronavirus pandemic that tackles the climate and nature crises.
Renewable energy is now edging out fossil fuels on price as technologies achieve lower power costs, according to a new report.
A giant Shetland wind farm project has received a significant shot in the arm after an energy regulator said it is ready to rubber stamp proposals for an energy link with mainland Scotland.
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.