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Saturday 24 March 2018
24 March 2018 - NEWS UPDATE
Renewable Energy

Wind and solar PV electricity generation rise by 30%

Wind and solar PV electricity electricity generation increased year-on-year by nearly 30%, according to the latest set of statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

Renewable Energy

Independent renewables generating £768m a year after 24% rise in projects

Commercial-scale renewable energy projects developed by businesses, communities, farmers and the public sector are now generating £768m worth of electricity a year - enough to power 3.9 million households, according to new figures.

Renewable Energy

Committee on Climate Change calls for more support for renewable energy sector

The Government's independent advisor on climate change has delivered its annual progress report on achieving carbon reduction targets and called for more support for the renewable energy market.

Renewable Energy

UK’s first Green Gas Certificates presented to the Prince of Wales

The Prince of Wales and The Duchy of Cornwall will receive the UK's first Green Gas Certificates tonight at the annual awards dinner of the Renewable Energy Association (REA).


Construction of the J V Energen plant at Rainbarrow Farm

Renewable Energy

£19m available for energy entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs with innovative ideas and products in energy efficiency, storage and low carbon generation can today apply for a share of £19million of Government funding.

Renewable Energy

Government creates new body to promote offshore wind investment

Renewable energy industry leaders have welcomed the announcement by Energy Minister Michael Fallon that the Government will be forming a new body to support the offshore wind industry.

offshore windfarm

Offshore wind: Target for inward investment

Renewable Energy

South West tops the leader board for householders installing solar

Latest Ofgem figures reveal that over the last year the south west has topped the 'league table' for households installing solar panels, with more than 15,000 confirmed installations and around 57 MW installed capacity. This compares to the next closest region, the south east with 13,000 followed by the east midlands with just over 12,000 installations.


Solar panels: record installations

Renewable Energy

Achieving 2 °C climate goal will save trillions in costs

European investors worth €7.5 trillion have today welcomed a report by the International Energy Agency setting out measures to reduce emissions and limit temperature rises up to 2020, the year a new international agreement is due to come into force.