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UK low carbon electricity share tops 35 per cent

Offshore wind farm maintenance

Surge in wind power output and drop in energy demand helps low carbon energy push through latest milestone, as US renewables market also gathers pace

28 Nov 2014

Green Investment Bank takes £240m stake in Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm

London Array offshore wind farm

Second-largest investment to date from government-backed bank provides further boost to offshore wind industry

27 Nov 2014

Records smashed as renewable energy confirmed as Scotland's largest source of power

Scottish and Southern Energy onshore wind farm

Wind, hydro, and other green energy sources produced more electricity than coal, gas or nuclear in first six months of year

27 Nov 2014

Tapping the business barometer

Maf Smith of RenewableUK reveals half of wind and marine energy firms plan to boost their headcount next year, despite growing concerns about policy instability

26 Nov 2014

Dual boost for UK offshore wind industry: Gwynt y Môr completes construction and new Rampion plans unveiled

E.ON reveals final design for 400MW offshore Rampion wind farm, as RWE Innogy says final cable installed at 576MW Gwynt y Môr development

25 Nov 2014

Bladt and EEW confirm £30m investment to shore up UK offshore wind supply chain

New Offshore Structures will save former TAG Energy Solutions factory from closure, creating 100 jobs

24 Nov 2014

Google uploads wind turbines for Dutch data centre

Search giant enters 10 year PPA with Eneco to power new datacentre in Eemshaven

21 Nov 2014

Ofgem faces legal threats over Middlesbrough FC wind turbine delays

EXCLUSIVE: Empowering Wind threatens to sue regulator, citing "flaws" in feed-in tariff law

20 Nov 2014

SunEdison to become 'world's largest' clean energy developer with $2.4bn First Wind deal

Solar company moves into the wind market after signing 'definitive agreement' to purchase First Wind

19 Nov 2014

IKEA bolsters US wind portfolio with largest clean energy deal yet

Swedish furniture company agrees to purchase 165MW wind farm in Texas to continue 100 per cent clean energy push

18 Nov 2014

Green Alliance urges next government to restore offshore wind momentum

Think tank argues billions of pounds of investment is now at risk due to lack of clarity over future of offshore wind policy

13 Nov 2014

Government unveils £10m fund to boost community renewables

DECC confirms new measures to support community-owned wind and solar power schemes, but scraps plans to increase support for 5MW-10MW schemes

13 Nov 2014

Iberdrola completes construction of its first Kenyan wind farm

13.6MW Ngong II wind farm near Nairobi comes online following €21m investment

13 Nov 2014

UK small wind industry 'driven to breaking point' by lack of government support

EXCLUSIVE: New report from RenewableUK calls on ministers to wake up to problems facing small turbine market

13 Nov 2014

Ecotricity spins out Britwind in bid to shake up small turbine market

Green energy provider launches new company to design and manufacture innovative new wind turbine designs

13 Nov 2014

The 2020s loom large for the UK's offshore wind industry

Matthew Spencer of Green Alliance warns policy decisions made in the next few years will determine the health of the offshore wind industry through the 2020s

13 Nov 2014

Davey attacks Tory colleagues over wind farm opposition

Energy and Climate Change Secretary accuses Conservative colleagues of making 'historic mistake' in pandering to UKIP over wind farms

12 Nov 2014

Vestas secures 800 wind jobs with Isle of Wight blades production plan

Danish giant and Mitsubishi announce plan to manufacture 8MW turbine blades on Isle of Wight, as new report underlines £21bn investment opportunity in UK

12 Nov 2014

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