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Lazard: US renewables reach cost-parity tipping point

Israel's first photovoltaic power plant Ketura Sun installed by Siemens

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

General Electric wind turbine

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

Jeffreys Bay wind farm South Africa

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

Scotland offers boost to community wind turbines

Alex Salmond unveils £20m fund to deliver 500MW of community and locally owned renewable energy projects

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

Wind energy smashes UK electricity share record

Wind turbines met 22 per cent of power demand on Sunday, while coal contributed just 13 per cent

18 Aug 2014

Low-carbon technologies deliver over half Spain's power as renewables output soars

Renewables meet over 37 per cent of electricity demand during July, as wind and solar generation climbs

18 Aug 2014

Government must tear down community energy barriers

The latest challenges faced by community energy projects can be easily addressed - it is time for Ed Davey to act

15 Aug 2014

Green energy co-ops blocked by government regulator

Financial Conduct Authority accused of undermining official policy by refusing new applications for community projects

15 Aug 2014

Simmons & Simmons leaps at green opportunities

As one of the driving forces behind the UK's community energy sector and a leading player in environmental law, you can see how Simmons & Simmons seized the title of green law firm of the year

14 Aug 2014

Iran hails major new wind farm

MAPNA Group opens first phase of 2.5MW wind farm project in Qazvin province

13 Aug 2014

UK wind power sets new summer record

Wind farm's share of UK electricity mix peaks at 17 per cent as strong winds continue

12 Aug 2014

Wind power surge sees renewables outstrip coal

Strong winds see turbines meet almost 16 per cent of electricity demand

11 Aug 2014

Defra delays controversial wind farm house prices report

Environment department admits it spent £59,000 on work with Frontier Economics, but study has yet to be completed

08 Aug 2014

Infinis holds off on Scottish wind farms until after referendum

Developer waits to see policy outcomes of independence vote before starting construction on Galawhistle and A'Chruach wind farms

08 Aug 2014

Emerging markets to the fore as Pakistan's 100MW solar farm prepares for take-off

Pakistan, Uruguay and Burkina Faso all report progress on flagship renewable energy projects

07 Aug 2014

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