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DONG Energy confirms Burbo Bank offshore wind farm extension

Dong Energy Burbo wind farm

Danish company's decision to add 258MW of capacity vindicates UK government policy, says Ed Davey

22 Dec 2014

Centrica confirms £50m Barrow offshore wind sale

Offshore windfarm with land in the background

British Gas owner confirms it has sold 50 per cent stake in offshore wind farm to DONG Energy

22 Dec 2014

Renewables on the rise - At a glance

RWE Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm

New government figures chart the UK's transition to a low carbon economy - BusinessGreen brings you the key findings

18 Dec 2014

UK energy use falls, as renewable generation climbs to record levels

Records tumble as new statistics reveal falling energy use, plummeting coal demand, and soaring renewables output

18 Dec 2014

Seabirds 'steer clear' of offshore wind farms

British Trust for Ornithology finds 99 per cent of birds avoid marine wind turbines, easing fears over the impact of blades

18 Dec 2014

David Cameron declares UK has 'enough' onshore wind farms

Prime Minister adds he would be 'very happy' if fracking came to his Witney constituency

16 Dec 2014

Updated: High Court throws out RWE's wind farm battle against Eric Pickles

Judge rules in favour of government over decision to block East Heslerton wind farm

16 Dec 2014

Scottish industrial estates primed for wind energy expansion

Airborne Energy finds around 740 estates suitable for turbines with Mayfield Industrial Estate in Dalkeith declared the windiest

16 Dec 2014

Terra Firma considers washing hands of green energy developer Infinis

Announcement comes after private equity firm issues scathing attack on government's short-sighted wind farm policies

16 Dec 2014

MPs target Eric Pickles over wind farm planning delays

Communities and Local Government committee says delays to reviewed applications could deter investment

16 Dec 2014

EDF sells wind farm stakes to China's CNG

Deal with China General Nuclear Power Corporation will release funds to invest in UK renewable projects, company says

15 Dec 2014

Macquarie bolsters UK onshore wind market with £60m loan

Investor provides long-term debt to Capital Dynamics to support 55MW of onshore wind

15 Dec 2014

RWE: British wind power market is 'stagnating'

Energy giant slams height restrictions and Eric Pickles' 'political intervention' in planning system

12 Dec 2014

UK to boost wind energy skills with National College

Training and education hub should open its doors on Humberside in 2016, with network of partners across the country

11 Dec 2014

Government green lights wave of three North Sea offshore wind farms

Hornsea offshore wind farm gets the go-ahead for giant 1.2GW development

10 Dec 2014

Wind farms 'powered 43 per cent of UK homes' on Sunday

National Grid figures show electricity production from wind turbines reached record daily average of 7.315GW

09 Dec 2014

Wind farms powered 107 per cent of Scottish homes in November

New WWF figures show wind power playing an increasingly important role in Scotland's energy mix

08 Dec 2014

MIT: Wind farms do not make you sick

Major new study confirms wind farms do not harm human health

05 Dec 2014

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