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UK wind industry sets new generation record as it nears 25 per cent power share

E.ONs Scroby Sands offshore wind farm

As nuclear and gas power plants remain off line, wind industry celebrates its role in helping to address supply fears

20 Oct 2014

As renewables costs plummet, industry asks why EU coal subsidies match onshore wind

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Report finds onshore wind is both cheaper and more environmentally-friendly than coal, yet both received €10bn subsidies in 2012

14 Oct 2014

Skylark prepares to take flight as Ecotricity and Skanska team up for wind farm venture

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New joint venture aims to mobilise £500m of wind farm investment

14 Oct 2014

BlackRock blows £36m on UK wind farms

Investor buys two projects being developed by Renewable Energy Generation in Cornwall and Cambridgeshire

10 Oct 2014

Can Britain ever embrace building in its back yard?

Simon Moore wonders if the UK can find a way to overcome its energy infrastructure planning woes

08 Oct 2014

Illogical Conservatives risk tying themselves in knots over wind farms

RenewableUK's Maf Smith reflects on a decidedly mixed start to the Party Conference season for the renewable energy industry

06 Oct 2014

Global clean energy investment rallies, but UK market plummets

UK clean energy investment drops from $3.1bn a year ago to $789m, despite global recovery in investment levels

02 Oct 2014

Breaking: DECC sweetens solar farm subsidy shake-up with renewables funding boost

Government sticks with controversial change in solar farm subsidies, but promises £95m increase in support for renewable energy projects

02 Oct 2014

Do wind turbines really cause deafness?

Author of new report says media reports may have misled readers by claiming wind farms could cause hearing impairment

02 Oct 2014

Lord Deben on the coalition, fracking, and climate sceptics

"I don't think you can talk about this government as one that has been ineffective or failed to deliver"

02 Oct 2014

Renewables industry slams Pickles over 50th wind farm intervention

Communities Secretary calls in his 50th wind farm planning application for ministerial assessment, riding roughshod over local planning decisions

25 Sep 2014

'No' vote sparks questions over Scotland's energy future

Scotland tipped to remain UK’s 'renewable powerhouse' after voters reject independence

19 Sep 2014

Lazard: US renewables reach cost-parity tipping point

New research suggests large wind and solar farms capable of under-cutting gas generation without recourse to subsidy

18 Sep 2014

Germany charges forward with opening of Europe's largest grid battery plant

Utility cuts ribbon on cutting-edge 5MW energy storage system designed to help manage fluctuations in renewable energy supplies

17 Sep 2014

Mainstream Renewable Power inks deal to deliver Ghana's first utility-scale wind farm

Leading developer celebrates deal to build and operate 225MW Ayitepa Wind Farm, as it predicts power will come online in early 2016

16 Sep 2014

Governments need to understand that onshore wind is supported by UK public

Gordon MacDougall, UK and Ireland managing director for RES, explains why the company has helped set up a new campaign to promote British wind energy

15 Sep 2014

Wind energy outstrips coal as industry smashes August generation record

Official figures show that wind turbines provided more power to the grid than coal plants on five separate days last month

01 Sep 2014

Masdar cuts ribbon on Samoa's first wind farm

Abu Dhabi backed green investment giant says Pacific Islands renewables projects are cutting both costs and carbon emissions for developing nations

29 Aug 2014

US green energy share hits record levels as solar power doubles

Government figures show renewables accounted for more than 14 per cent of total US electricity production in the first half of this year

28 Aug 2014

Inside the wind energy industry's PR push

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Green PR Company of the Year Hill+Knowlton Strategies reveals how it helped the wind energy industry get a fair hearing

26 Aug 2014

Scottish government rejects 114MW wind farm

Glenmorie wind farm denied planning permission amid landscape concerns

22 Aug 2014

Renewables records reveal how clean energy is starting to light up the world

The renewables revolution is fast gathering pace and we are now just a few pieces of the jigsaw away from an ultra-low emission grid

19 Aug 2014

US government hails booming wind energy industry, as mid-west states near grid-parity

Major new report reveals some utilities turning to wind power as a 'cost-saving option'

19 Aug 2014

Tory MPs may be digging in over onshore wind farms, but support for renewables remains rock solid

New industry-backed poll suggests 78 per cent of Conservative MPs opposed to onshore wind farms, but across all parties strong support for renewables remains

19 Aug 2014

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